Clean Thoughts On A Dirty Wall

For every day and every tomorrow

Fact or friction: to deny facts is to ultimately encounter friction. It has ever been thus. 

'I may not be perfect, but parts of me are excellent' From an old friend, Ashleigh Brilliant, in one of his volumes of aphorisms.

Salvador Dali: 'Do not fear perfection, you will never reach it'. Practice makes better.

Every expert was once a beginner.

Happy Life Habits

Be the first to say 'Hello'

Live beneath your means

Drive inexpensive cars

Read great books

Peace is found more often by inner reflection than by outer projection.

Both sexes, male and female, have a dark aspect to their character. Since it can remain unseen if not overtly expressed, it is possible to deny that it exists, just as one may deny gravity; the evidence of its presence is all around us. 

There is no pain-free life. Each of us must accept the pain of discipline or the pain of disappointment. Michael Phelps, many times Olympic champion swimmer, never got used to the shock of the cold water at 6 AM when he first dove into the pool every day. 

Happy Life Habits: 

Sing in the shower.

Use the good silver.

Learn to make great chili.

Plant flowers every Spring.

Own a great music system. 

Attempts to understand the opposite sex are fool's errands. And any critique of the opposite sex is even more futile. God knew very well, better than any human, His intention. The same is true of God's device of diversity. Acceptance is a valuable virtue and a blessing. 

From my study of the Bible I have  concluded that it is a series of lessons about the venality of man and how to avoid conduct which is morally wrong. 

The Battle of the Sexes has never been a battle at all: there has always been constant collusion followed by surrender...

The lab tech who draws my blood at the VA is the best I've ever had. And I have had so many needles there that both my arms have scar tissue from hundreds of visits to blood centers to donate for premature babies. Some such experiences are more pleasant than others. Each is important for its own reasons. 

Is it illegal where you live to go skinny dipping alone?

What someone else thinks of me is none of my business. I focus on what I think.

Happy Life Habits

Have a firm handshake

Look people in the eye

Say 'Thank You' a lot

Say 'Please' a lot

Learn to play a musical instrument

From Lily Tomlin: 'I always wanted to be somebody; I should have been more specific.

When all is said and done, more is said than done. lw 10.6.17

Happy Life Habits

Compliment three people every day.

Have a dog.

Watch a sunrise at least once a year.

Remember other people's birthdays.

Overtip breakfast waitresses.  lw 9.25.17

When someone hugs you, let them be the first to let go. Smile

Stand and sit erect, head high, chin tucked in slightly. With this projection you will immediately notice that people see you as open, authentic and respectful. Life changing.

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