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Keeping Score of the Lincoln-Kennedy Coincidences

By Coach Phatty, published on Nov 20, 2013

There have been many attempts over the years to explain away the coincidences below, almost to the point of contention by some writers. Those who go to such an extent are missing the point that most people do understand these are just coincidences, but nevertheless still find them interesting. We get that they’re just coincidence, and often the circumstances surrounding them were completely different.

When two people meet, for example, and find they share the same birthday, they certainly realize it is purely coincidence… but is there harm in marveling at such coincidence anyway?

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Tags: lincoln, kennedy, interesting, kennedy and lincoln comparison

The Story of the Wemmicks: Feeling Good About Ourselves

By Coach Phatty, published on Nov 15, 2013

There are many times that we feel “beat up”, insignificant and worthless. We focus so much of our time and energy of what we think other people think and say about us, that we sometimes we forget the most important thing…how we feel about OURSELVES…despite what others say. Today’s story is a beautiful example of how we should feel about ourselves.

The Wemmicks were small wooden people. Each of the wooden people was carved by a woodworker named Eli. His workshop sat on a hill overlooking their village.

Every Wemmick was different. Some had big noses, others had large eyes. Some... (more)

Tags: depression, self-esteem, outlook on life, comforting ourselves, feeling insignificance, feeling worthless, healing words, self-confidence, value of life

Veterans Day: Soldiers Reflections

By Coach Phatty, published on Nov 12, 2013

The following is a collection of stories, accumulated and written by Judith Blakely a Yahoo Contributor. It gives us glimpse of the sacrifice and courage that our soldiers gave our nation. Let’s take time today to thank the Veterans that we know for fighting to give us the freedom that we all deserve.

Veterans Day is here. Our hearts go out to the families of our soldiers serving at war. Our thoughts are drawn to the sacrifices of our young men and women overseas. Our memories flash to the past, of the stories of our fathers and grandfathers

Within these next stories, our... (more)

Tags: courage, veterans day, veterans, sacrifice, purple heart, story of veterans

Remembering Our Veterans: Praying for Pappy

By Coach Phatty, published on Nov 11, 2013

This is a story that took place in the south and involved a little boy and his mom. It shows us the sad side of war and the reactions that a family endured at the loss of their loved one. Get a box of tissues ready as you read this story of a little boy's love of his mom and dad.

Tommy’s Maw Maw and Pappy used to take Tommy to church every Sunday before his Pappy left to go to war.

Tommy had learned early in life all about God and how to pray. Every night Tommy would kneel by his bed and pray before going to sleep. Today is the day the soldiers are to come home. Tommy and... (more)

Tags: veterans day, prayer, family of a veteran, veteran, veteran's family

Smile!

By Coach Phatty, published on Nov 8, 2013

Smiles and happiness are SO good for the heart and soul. It is great medicine for the life of a person. The following thoughts are are fabulous reminders as to why a smile is so important.

A smile costs nothing, but gives much.

It enriches those who receive, without making poorer those who give.

It takes but a moment, but the memory of it sometimes lasts forever.

None is so rich or mighty that he can get along without it, and none is so poor, but that he can be made rich by it.

A Smile creates happiness in the home, fosters good will in business, and is... (more)

Tags: happiness, smile, cost of a smile, heart and soul

Sandpipers

By Coach Phatty, published on Nov 4, 2013

This is a true story sent out by Robert Peterson. It serves as a reminder to all of us that we need to take time to enjoy life, living, and each other.

"The price of hating other human beings is loving oneself less." Life is so complicated. The hustle and bustle of everyday traumas can make us lose focus about what is truly important and what is only a momentary setback or crisis. Today, tomorrow, be sure to give your loved ones an extra hug, and by all means, take a moment....even if it is only ten seconds, to stop and smell the roses.

She was six years old when I first met... (more)

Tags: love, compassion, beach, sea, sandpipers, thinking of others

Overcoming Dyslexia

By Coach Phatty, published on Nov 2, 2013

There are millions and millions of people around the world who have been born with some type of emotional, mental, or physical problems.

In order to become successful in life, the most important thing that will determine if a person overcomes their condition and become a successful individual, is their determination, hard work, and positive mind set to lead productive lives.

Today’s story is a tale about a very successful and famous actress who had to deal with the terrible condition of dyslexia. Find out how she focused her desire and aspirations to become the person... (more)

Tags: dyslexia, overcoming dyslexia, whoopi goldberg

How Will You Be Remembered?

By Coach Phatty, published on Oct 27, 2013

I have often wondered what other people would remember or think of me when my time on earth has come to an end. What would be my legacy? How would I be remembered? I found the following story fascinating because it shows us that sometimes, if we are given a “second chance”, we can turn our lives around for the good.

About a hundred years ago, a man looked at the morning newspaper and to his surprise and horror, read his name in the obituary column. The newspapers had reported the death of the wrong person by mistake. His first response was shock. Am I here or there? When he regained... (more)

Tags: rememberance, being remembered, dynamite ing, obituary, the dynamite king

A Lion’s Tale: A Story About Courage and Bullies

By Coach Phatty, published on Oct 24, 2013

There are many times throughout a person’s life that they may be bullied, abused or harassed by a person or group of people. Probably one of the most important things that can help a person deal with this kind of behavior is their mental and emotional mind-set. A brave attitude is one of the best remedies for abuse and harassment.

In a small village there lived a boy called Leo. He was a small, slim kid, and he lived forever in fear because some boys from a neighboring village would harass poor Leo and try to have fun at his expense.

One day, a young wizard was passing by the... (more)

Tags: courage, abuse, bullying, bravery, harassment

Are There Dogs in Heaven?

By Coach Phatty, published on Oct 24, 2013

A friend of mine recently had to put her beloved pet dog down. She had had it for many years. It had become very sick and the day came that she and her husband knew that it was time for the dog to be put to sleep.

Many people around the world draw very close and attached to their pets. Their pet becomes “one of the family”, so when it’s time for the animal to pass on, it can be a very emotional, gut wrenching time in their life.

The following story was sent to me from my friend who experienced these feelings recently when they had to say good-bye to their little buddy.... (more)

Tags: dogs, heaven, animal lover, animals in heaven, dog lover, dogs in heaven

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