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Advice from An Ol’ Farmer

old farmer in field of wildflowers

Your fences need to be horse-high, pig-tight and bull-strong. Keep skunks and bankers at a distance. Life is simpler when you plow around the stump. A bumble bee is considerably faster than a John Deere tractor. Words that soak into your ears are whispered… not yelled. Meanness don’t jes’ happen …

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“THE LORD’S PRAYER” in Dialogue

— Author Unknown Our Father Who Art In Heaven. YES? Don’t interrupt me. I’m praying. BUT — YOU CALLED ME!! Called you? No, I didn’t call you. I’m praying. Our Father who art in heaven. THERE — YOU DID IT AGAIN. Did what? CALLED ME. YOU SAID, “OUR FATHER WHO …

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Happy New Year Wishes

Happy New Year

-- Author unknown


May you get a clean bill of health from your dentist, your cardiologist, your gastro-enterologist, your urologist, your proctologist, your podiatrist, your psychiatrist, your plumber and the I.R.S.

May your hair, your teeth, your face-lift, your abs and your stocks not fall; and may your blood pressure, your triglycerides, your cholesterol, your white blood count and your mortgage interest not rise.

May New Year's Eve find you seated around the table, together with your beloved family and cherished friends. May you find the food better, the environment quieter, the cost much cheaper, and the pleasure much more fulfilling than anything else you might ordinarily do that night.   

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The Boy Who Plays

Georgia Tech Football Players

-- By Bobby DoddÔÇ¿

Football is one of our great American games. It is the duty and responsibility of each of us to see that it is kept in its proper perspective, and that it is protected. We should see that it is used to attain the objectives that mean so much to our way of life.

We feel that the spectator can be most influential and instrumental in helping to achieve these objectives, if he will develop the right attitudes. May we suggest a few?

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An Inspiring Prayer

-- Author Unknown

Heavenly Father, help us remember that the jerk who cut us off in traffic last night is a single mother who worked nine hours that day and is rushing home to cook dinner, help with homework, do the laundry and spend a few precious moments with her children.

Help us to remember that the pierced, tattooed, disinterested young man who can't make change correctly is a worried 19-year-old college student, balancing his apprehension over final exams with his fear of not getting his student loans for next semester.

Remind us, Lord, that the scary looking bum, begging for money in the same spot every day (who really ought to get a job!) is a slave to addictions that we can only imagine in our worst nightmares.

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I Believe

Author Unknown

I believe...

We don't have to change friends if we understand that friends change.

No matter how good friends are, they're going to hurt you every once in a while and you must forgive them for that.

True friendship continues to grow, even over the longest distance. Same goes for true love.

You can do something in an instant that will give you heartache for life.

It is taking me a long time to become the person I want to be.

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