Tag Archives: Hope

Think, Believe, Dream, and Dare.

Walt Disney once gave this advice to a young boy whose Dad had told him that Walt was a very wise man. He said: ‘There are four things you’ve got to do if you too want to be a wise … Continue reading

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One of life’s most troublesome lies

One of life’s most troublesome lies is that things will be better when we get to a certain point we haven’t reached yet. We tell ourselves that life will be complete when the mortgage is paid off, when the kids … Continue reading

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Going out with a bang

Gordon Bergin, an ordained minister from Minnesota, decided that he’d like to out with a bang. So he arranged for his funeral to be part of the Independance Day fireworks display. His ashes flew several hundred feet into the air … Continue reading

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You don’t move ahead by looking in the rear view mirror

A man once asked his friend why he was so depressed. His friend answered: ‘I’m thinking about my future.’ ‘And what makes that look so hopeless?’ he asked. His friend said: ‘My past.’ President Harry Truman used to say: ‘Men … Continue reading

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‘The Fifty Most Romantic Things Ever Done’

In the book titled ‘The Fifty Most Romantic Things Ever Done’, a couple spotted each other on the morning New York to Washington air shuttle. They didn’t speak but their eyes met. She got in a cab, looked back and … Continue reading

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A fortune within its pages

Years ago a man living in New Jersey became the sole heir of his aunt’s estate. Her will read: ‘To my beloved Steven Marsh I bequeath my family Bible and all it contains, along with the residue of my estate.’ … Continue reading

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Gambling my soul

I heard about a bit of anti-religious graffiti quoting the philosopher Nietsche. It said: ‘God is dead – Nietsche.’ But then someone added another line which said: ‘Neitsche is dead – God.’ Which line had it right do you think? … Continue reading

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When the fog disappears the truth appears

It’s said that the outcome of the epic Battle of Waterloo was communicated by a system of flashing lights in church steeples, stretching from Waterloo to Calais and across the English Channel to Dover and on to London. The message … Continue reading

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Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth

A little boy once told me that the word ‘Bible’ stands for Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth – B.I.B.L.E. I thought that was a pretty good insight coming from a child. In fact it’s not all that different from something … Continue reading

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Together forever

A tragedy in 1959 is today the basis of a strange law in France. Following a major disaster President Charles de Gaulle passed a law that allowed a young woman to marry her fiancé who was one of those killed. … Continue reading

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