A United States Marine was attending some college courses between assignments. He had completed missions in Iraq and Afghanistan.
He writes: My lead flight attendant came to me and said, 'We have an H.R. on this flight'. H.R. stands for human remains. 'Are they military?' I asked.
'Yes', she said.
4 years: My daddy can do anything.
7 years: My dad knows a lot, a whole lot.
8 years: My father doesn't know quite everything.
Theodore Roosevelt on Immigrants and being an AMERICAN
Tonight my mother and I were driving down the road. She was speeding unintentionally as she often does. Now you can guess what happened next. She got pulled over. My mom was really embarrassed.
.........I asked God to give me strength. He gave me difficulties to make me strong. I asked God to give me courage. He gave me dangers to overcome. I asked God to give me prosperity.
We convince ourselves that life will be better after we get married. Then we convince ourselves that we'll be happy after we have a baby. Then we'll find happiness when we have another baby.
An elderly Chinese woman had two large pots, each hung on the ends of a pole which she carried across her neck.
"A son and his father were walking on the mountains.
Suddenly, his son falls, hurts himself and screams: "AAAhhhhhhhhhhh!!!"
I was shocked, confused, bewildered
As I entered Heaven's door,
Not by the beauty of it all,
Nor the lights or its decor.