1) God wants spiritual fruit, not religious nuts.

2) Dear God, I have a problem -- it's me.

3) Growing old is inevitable, growing UP is optional!!!!

4) There is no key to happiness. The door is always open.

5) Silence is often misinterpreted, but never misquoted.

6) Do the math.... Count Your blessings.

7) Faith is the ability to not panic.

8) Laugh every day; it's like inner jogging.

9) If you worry, you didn't pray. If you pray, don't worry.

10) As a child of God, prayer is kind of like calling home everyday.

11) Blessed are the flexible for they shall not be bent out of shape.

12) The most important things in your home are the people.

13) When we get tangled up in our problems, be still.
God wants us to be still so He can untangle the knot.

14) A grudge is a heavy thing to carry.

15) He who dies with the most toys is still dead.

16) We do not remember days, but moments.
Life Is moving too fast so enjoy your precious moments.

17) Nothing is real to you until you experience it,
otherwise it's just hearsay.

18) Life is uncertain; eat dessert first.

19) Surviving and living your life successfully requires courage.
The goals and dreams you're seeking require courage and risk taking.
Learn from the turtle, it only makes progress when it sticks out it's neck.

20) Be more concerned with your character than your reputation,
because your character is what you really are,
while your reputation is merely what others think you are.

One day someone ran up to the ancient wise man Socrates & whispered:
"Socrates, listen to this bit of juicy gossip about a friend of yours."

"Wait!" quickly answered the wise man.
"Have you first passed that gossip through the three filters?"

"What three filters?"

"Yes, my friend, three filters.
Now let's see whether the gossip you want to tell me passes
through those filters." "The first filter is truth.
Are you sure that what you are going to tell me is the truth?"

"Well," stuttered the man,"actually I heard the story secondhand."

"Hmmm," answered Socrates. "Let's go on to the second filter
and see if your story will pass through it.
Is what you are going to tell me, kind?"

"Not exactly," said the informer.
"In fact it's just the opposite."

"So that takes care of filter number two.
Now tell me: is it necessary?"


"Well, if what you want to tell me is neither true
nor kind nor necessary,
skip it."

Socrates would have agreed with what St. James wrote:
"If a person never sins in what he says, he is perfect." Jm 3:2

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