Morning

I slightly shivered from the momentary release of heat I had trapped under my sheets but I quickly got used to the cooler outside world.

Lessons of a Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich

 

 

Missives Worth Reading

“Making that peanut butter and jelly sandwich was not going to be an opportunity for praise. It was expected of me. It was my first task of the day, and doing it right was important. It demonstrated my discipline … attention to detail … a reminder that I had done something well … no matter how small the task.”

I lied.

That’s not the real-deal quote. And I’ll tell you why in a bit.

Those are the words of a career Navy SEAL … and, no … he didn’t make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. He made his bed. And that’s no lie.

If you haven’t heard, he scribbled a run-away best-seller called “Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life … And Maybe the World”. It’s pithy and quick … such an easy swallow my teenage grandson ate it in one night. The book … not…

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Alfie Evans

Missives Worth Reading

“Would you know my name
If I saw you in heaven?
Would it be the same
If I saw you in heaven?

I must be strong
And carry on
‘Cause I know I don’t belong
Here in heaven

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Would you hold my hand
If I saw you in heaven?
Would you help me stand
If I saw you in heaven?

I’ll find my way
Through night and day
‘Cause I know I just can’t stay
Here in heaven

Time can bring you down
Time can bend your knees
Time can break your heart
Have you begging please, begging please

Beyond the door
There’s peace I’m sure
And I know there’ll be no more
Tears in heaven

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Would you know my name
If I saw you in heaven?
Would it be the same
If I saw you in heaven?

I must be strong
And carry on
‘Cause I know I don’t…

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