Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Words of wisdom on Halloween and Cork Ireland

Consider the Virtues of Others 

Spend time thinking about the virtues of other people. Not merely as a passing thought - but try to feel pleasure in thinking of their virtues

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Our third day we continue in Cork with a double deck tour of the historic areas. It was like a Disneyland wild Mr. Turtle ride.

More words of wisdom on this Halloween

There is a VERY important lesson here.

A business man was walking down the street when he was accosted by a particularly dirty and shabby-looking homeless man who asked him for a couple of dollars for dinner.

The man took out his wallet, extracted ten dollars and asked, "If I give you this money, will you buy some beer with it instead of dinner?"

"No, I had to stop drinking years ago," the homeless man replied.

"Will you use it to go fishing instead of buying food?" the man asked.

"No, I don't waste time fishing," the homeless man said. "I need to spend all my time trying to stay alive."

"Will you spend this on green fees at a golf course instead of food?" the man asked.

"Are you NUTS!" replied the homeless man. "I haven't played golf in 20 years!"

"Well," said the man, "I'm not going to give you money. Instead, I'm going to take you home for a shower and a terrific dinner cooked by my wife."

The homeless man was astounded. "Won't your wife be furious with you for doing that?"

The man replied, "Don't worry about that. It's important for her to see what a man looks like after he has given up drinking, fishing and go

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