You may feel free, but you are utterly a prisoner to your assumptions, beliefs and past.
*Pain is instructive. You could learn without it by watching others, but you mostly don’t. Your heart and body would much appreciate you trusting your eyes a lot more.
*Nothing makes a child more pleased than seeing a sibling who’s done them wrong get fried by the parents for something they didn’t do, and that the innocent one did.
A lot of parents pack up their troubles and send them off to summer camp.
*Don’t be shocked when someone you tell a secret to gossips and spreads it. If you can’t keep it a secret, why should any one else?
*Don’t worry so much that God might judge you for what you’ve done. You’ve not really done that much. Be more afraid that you might be judged for what you haven’t done. That’s a lot bigger list.
Religions are born and may die, but superstition is immortal. Only the fortunate can take life without mythology.
Will and Ariel Durant
Look closely at those around you. Not all you consider friends are, and it’s better to know that before their lack will cause you great harm.
*It matters not at all that you hit your thumb with a hammer on accident or deliberately, the pain is the same. So it is with the doing of evil; motivation, intent or accident yield the same wickedness.
*Leftovers have a half life like nuclear waste; each day those uneaten are on half as likely to be eaten as they were the day before.
He gave her a look you could have poured on a waffle.
Everyone will have days when they feel like a fire hydrant in a world full of dogs.
*If life had a fire alarm, half of you would pull it just to have some excitement.
*Honestly, I wish I could exchange my job as easily as I can swap merchandise with Amazon.
Grandchildren don’t make a man feel old; it’s the knowledge that he’s married to a grandmother.
G. Norman Collie
Movies are much improved by good and thorough editing. Your life will benefit also by wise editing.
*January is coming! A cold and bleak month of drabness and credit card bills. Joy.
*People say they want to hear the truth but don’t really. Most prefer gossip, and require that none of it be true.
Politeness is the art of choosing among ones real thoughts.
All you naughty ones who got coal from Sana this year rejoice: the Farmers Almanac calls for bitter cold and snow all winter. At least you’ll keep warm…