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A Cranky Old Man

By Coach Phatty, published on Jun 15, 2014

When an old man died in a nursing home, nurses found this poem. Its quality and content so impressed them, it was spread throughout the nursing home and afar. The old man’s sole bequest to posterity has since appeared in the Christmas editions of magazines around the country and appearing in magazines for Mental Health. A slide presentation has also been made based on his poem. And this old man, with nothing left to give to the world, is now the author of this ‘anonymous’ poem winging across the Internet.

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Cranky Old Man

What do you see nurses?

What do you... (more)

Tags: poem, compassion, old man, cranky old man, compassion towards older people, encouraging old people, nursing home poem, old man poem, poem written in a nursing home

Dog-Angels

By Coach Phatty, published on Jun 9, 2014

It has once been said that “A dog is man’s best friend.” I know one thing for sure, I had an awesome dog as a kid and he WAS one of my best friends, Here’s a cute little poem dedicated to all of our “friends” who have left this earth to go to the “Great Beyond.”

DOG ANGELS

I found a penny today

Just laying on the ground

But it’s not just a penny

This little coin I’ve found

Found pennies come from heaven

That’s what my Grandpa told me

He said, “Dog-Angels toss them down.”

Oh, how I loved that story

He said, “When... (more)

Tags: angels, dogs, heaven, dog-angels, man's best friend, pennies

Soldiers Remembrances of D-Day

By Coach Phatty, published on Jun 9, 2014

I recently read an article written by Kim Willsher on TheGuardian,com in which she told many stories of servicemen that participated in D-Day and World War 2. I thought that it would be a great share with all of you. I hope that you would take the time to remember these people and the things that they experienced during this awful time of war.

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They stood to attention as straight as their creaking backs would allow and saluted briskly as a lone bugler high up on the old Pegasus Bridge played the Last Post. A minute’s silence followed; the men bowed their heads, dabbed their... (more)

Tags: d-day, d-day veterans, joan woods. tom packwood, kim willsher, neville foote, operation deadwood, pegasus bridge, remembering d-day, remembrances, remembrances of d-day, second wor

Incredible Facts of D-Day

By Coach Phatty, published on Jun 6, 2014

This year, June 6, 2014, marks the 70th Anniversary of D-Day. The site,http://www.army.mil/d-day explains D-Day in a short but descriptive way: “On June 6, 1944, more than 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline, to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France. Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower called the operation a crusade in which, “we will accept nothing less than full victory.” More than 5,000 Ships and 13,000 aircraft supported the D-Day invasion, and by day’s end, the Allies gained a foot-hold in Continental Europe. The cost in lives... (more)

Tags: g, adolf hitler, 70th anniversary of d-day, allie soldiers, allies, american army, british army, d-day, d-day 70th anniversary, d-day facts, dwight d. eisenhower, facts about d-day

Whose Hands?

By Coach Phatty, published on Jun 5, 2014

Perception of the circumstances and things that happen throughout our lives can be so very important. Sometimes, when things happen, it seems as if we have no control over them…they are out of our hands. But…are the circumstances that we experience REALLY out of our hands?IT DEPENDS WHOSE HANDS THEY ARE IN!

A basketball in my hands is worth about $19. A basketball in Michael Jordan’s hands is worth about $33 million. It depends whose hands it’s in.

A baseball in my hands is worth about $6. A baseball in Mark Mcquire’s hands is worth $19 million. It depends whose hands it’s in.

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Tags: god, truth, michael jordan, wisdom, hands, thought provoking, circumstances, dealing with circumstances, nuggets of wisdom, pete sampras

A Story of the Soldier and a Spider

By Coach Phatty, published on Jun 4, 2014

During World War II, a US Marine was separated from his unit on a Pacific island. The fighting had been intense, and in the smoke and the crossfire, he had lost touch with his comrades.

Alone in the jungle, he could hear enemy soldiers coming in his direction. Scrambling for cover, he found his way up a high ridge to several small caves in the rock. Quickly he crawled inside one of the caves. Although safe for the moment, he realized that once the enemy soldiers looking for him swept up the ridge, they would quickly search all the caves and he would be killed. As he waited, he prayed,... (more)

Tags: god, faith, prayer, spider, world war 2, cave, god's care, spider and god, spider's web, world war 2 marine

Hot Dog!

By Coach Phatty, published on Jun 4, 2014

Most of you who “know” me and who been following my blog for a while, know that I enjoy finding interesting, inspiring, and heartwarming stories along with humorous pictures, jokes, and videos. Well, today is no different.

I found this interesting little video clip of the first dog to ever go BASE jumping!! This is a very entertaining video and gives us a new idea to “take the dog out” to exercise.

Enjoy!

And Away We Go!!!!

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Tags: dog, base jumping, dog base jumping, entertaining video, interesting video

Regrets of the Dying

By Coach Phatty, published on May 30, 2014

I have bad news for you…someday you are going to pass away. We all are. It is just a part of life. The million dollar question is…how well are we living the life that we have been given? Are we doing everything that we can do to help others? Make a difference in this world? Are we satisfied with the way that we are living our lives? Is our soul at ease and at peace? Have you achieved all of your life’s goals and have done everything that you wanted to do?

Well, if you have answered “no” to a few of the questions that I previously mentioned, then I have GREAT NEWS…you still have... (more)

Tags: friendship, happy, friends, regrets, regret, encouragement, a dogs life, death bed, deathbed, deathbed regrets, encouraging others, friendlier, happier, life without regrets

When Life Is Gray

By Coach Phatty, published on May 29, 2014

Life is a funny thing…there are times when a person feels great about themselves; their self-esteem is at an all-time high, everything in the world looks and feels as beautiful as a cool, crisp autumn day…nothing can be better.

Then come the “down times” in life; the moments in life when an individual feels as if they are beaten, battered, and worthless. It seems as though nobody cares about what they say (or do), their self-confidence is gone and life just seems to be going nowhere.

It is during these rough times that two kinds of people are made; those who dwell on the... (more)

Tags: life, positive thinking, self-esteem, encouragement, helping others, group self-esteem, story of encouragement, story of positive thinking, story of self-esteem

Every Flag Tells a Story

By Coach Phatty, published on May 28, 2014

The one thing I enjoy is looking for inspiring and heartwarming stories of all kinds of occasions, experiences and places around the world. Recently, I came across the following article, which, to me, was an interesting and heartwarming story of a\two national cemeteries in Alabama. Since the story and the happenings in the cemetery take place only twice a year (Memorial Day and Veterans Day), I thought that it would be something nice to share with you as we celebrate Memorial Day!

The Avenue of Heroes at Magnolia Cemetery is one again festooned with American flags, thanks to family... (more)

Tags: american flags, alabama, mobile, rememberance, flags, avenue of heroes, magnolia cemetary, mobile alabama, mobile national cemetary

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