Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Old Missouri Farmer's Advice and helping the sick!!

Becky, who belonged to a synagogue group devoted to visiting and 
> >> helping the sick members of her congregation (this is called, bikur cholim) , was 
> >> out making her rounds visiting home-bound patients when she ran out 
> >> of gas. As luck would have it, a gas station was just a block 
> >> away. She walked to the station to borrow a gas can and buy some 
> >> gas. The attendant told her the only gas can he owned had been 
> >> loaned out but she could wait until it was returned.
> >>
> >> Since Becky was on the way to see another patient, and behind 
> >> schedule, she decided not to wait and walked back to her car. She 
> >> looked for something in her car that she could fill with gas and 
> >> spotted the bedpan she always had handy for needy patients.
> >>
> >>  Always resourceful, she carried the bedpan to the station, filled 
> >> it with gas, and carried the full bedpan back to her car which was 
> >> decorated with many Hebrew decals and bumper stickers. As she was 
> >> pouring the gas into her tank, two men watched from across the 
> >> street. One of them turned to the other and said:
> >>
> >>  "If it starts, I'm converting to Judaism."

Love Yehuda


Farmer's Advice

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 overnight.

Forgive your enemies; it messes up their heads.

Do not corner something that you know is meaner than you.

It don't take a very big person to carry a grudge.

You cannot unsay a cruel word.

Every path has a few puddles.

When you wallow with pigs, expect to get dirty.

The best sermons are lived, not preached.

Most of the stuff people worry about ain't never gonna happen anyway.

Don 't judge folks by their relatives.

Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.

Live a good, honorable life.. Then when you get older and
think back, you'll enjoy it a second time.

Don 't interfere with somethin' that ain't bothering you none.

Timing has a lot to do with the outcome of a Rain dance.

If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop diggin'.

Sometimes you get, and sometimes you get got.

The biggest troublemaker you'll probably ever have to deal with, watches you from the mirror every mornin'.

Always drink upstream from the herd.

Good judgment comes from experience, and a lotta that comes from bad judgment.
Lettin' the cat outta the bag is a whole lot easier than puttin' it back in.

If you get to thinkin' you're a person of some influence, try orderin'
somebody else's dog around..

Live simply. Love generously. Care deeply.
Speak kindly. Leave the rest to God.
Don't pick a fight with an old man. If he is too old to fight,

he'll just kill you.






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