The Whisper Test

Mary Ann Bird was born with multiple birth defects. She suffered not only from her physical impairments but also with the emotional trauma of “being different” from others.  I grew up knowing I was different, and I hated it. I was born with a cleft palate, and when I started …

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Freezing Lemons! Who Knew?

2 frozen lemon slices

Read this! it may save your life or the life of a friend or loved one. The more you read, the more you want to know… it’s not long, so, read it. It’s amazing! Amazing frozen lemons. That’s all it is… frozen lemons.Many professionals in restaurants and eateries are using or consuming …

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How’d You Break Your Arm?

snow ski lift

A friend just got back from a holiday ski trip to Utah with the kind of story that warms the cockles of anybody’s heart. Conditions were perfect, 12 below, no feeling in the toes, basic numbness all over, the “tell me when we’re having fun” kind of day. One of …

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My Life

“She is sick, She won’t survive without medications; she needs this to survive. She will have a short life,” the doctors said all my life. I took all those medications and got tested as if I were a guinea pig. They didn’t make me feel so good, actually made me feel …

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Start living or die

Bruce Lee fighting

Bruce Lee’s limits Stirling Silliphant (an American student of Lee’s) related an inspiring story that perfectly embodies Lee’s attitude toward progressive resistance in cardiocascular training, as well as his refusal to let a person -in this case, Silliphant- underestimated his own physical limitations. “Bruce had me up to three miles …

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The Near-Death Experience of Mellen-Thomas Benedict

Awesome gold light over maple leaves

Mellen-Thomas Benedict is an artist who survived a near-death experience in 1982. He was dead for over an hour and a half. During that time, he rose up out of his body and went into the light. Curious about the universe, he was taken far into the remote depths of existence, and even beyond, into the energetic void of nothingness behind the Big Bang. Eminent near-death experience researcher Dr. Kenneth Ring has said, "His story is one of the most remarkable I have encountered in my extensive research on near-death experiences."


A Profoundly Inspiring Near-Death Experience Story
ÔÇ¿-- A True Story by Mellen-Thomas Benedict

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Advantages of living after 65

Old folks reunion

Perks of being over 60 and heading towards 70! 1. Kidnappers are not very interested in you. 2. In a hostage situation you are likely to be released first. 3. No one expects you to run - anywhere. 4. People call at 9 pm and ask, "did I wake you?" 5. People no longer view you as a hypochondriac. 6. There is nothing left to learn the hard way. 7. Things you buy now won't wear out. 8. You can eat supper at 4 pm. 9. You can live without sex but not your glasses. 10. You get into heated arguments about pension plans. 11. You no longer think of speed limits as a challenge. 12. You quit trying to hold your stomach in no matter who walks into the room. 13. You sing along with elevator music. 14. Your eyes won't get much worse.

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Famous New Year Wishes

Happy New Year

Wish Happy New Year to those Near and Dear On December 31st, when the clock strikes midnight, people all over the world cheer and wish each other a Happy New Year. For some, this event is more than a change of a calendar... it symbolizes the beginning of a better tomorrow. So, if you're looking forward to a better year ahead, spread some joy with some of these well-known, wonderful New Year Greetings. Irish Toast In the New Year, may your right hand always be stretched out in friendship, never in want. Charles Lamb Of all sound of all bells, the most solemn and touching is the peal which rings out the Old Year. Movie: "When Harry Met Sally", Harry Burns

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Quitting for Success

-- By Pete Barkelew, founder These 30 "Positive Daily Affirmations" were created to help train the mind to eliminate many of the mental stumbling blocks people have in life and business. The idea is to read one each day of every month to help manage stress, deal with others and improve your outlook on life. Day 1: QUIT PROCRASTINATION Human beings tend to put things off, like menial tasks and chores. The easiest way to handle any task is to tackle it right away, without hesitation. Volumes have been written on the virtues of "ACT NOW!" I will eliminate a lot of my day-to-day aggravations and concerns by simply doing the things I'd normally put off immediately. Handle it once; get it out of the way. Day 2: QUIT TARDINESS

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