Global Missiology English, Vol 1, No 15 (2017)

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Gentle Lessons of Life

Published in Global Missiology, Oct. 2017


A penny saved is obviously the result of a government oversight.

Long ago when men cursed and beat the ground with sticks, it was called witchcraft. 
Today, it's called golf.
The real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing at the right time, but also to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.
The older you get, the tougher it is to lose weight, because by then your body and your fat have become really good friends.

The easiest way to find something lost around the house is to buy a new replacement for it.
He who hesitates is probably doing the right thing.
Did you ever notice: The Roman Numerals for forty (40) are ' XL.'
If you think there is some good in everybody, you obviously haven't met 'everybody'.
If you can smile when things go wrong, you must have someone else in mind to blame.
The sole purpose of a child's middle name is so that he can tell when he's 'really' in trouble.
There's always a lot to be thankful for if you take time to look for it. For example, I am sitting here thinking how nice it is that wrinkles don't hurt.
Aging: Eventually you will reach a point when you stop lying about your age and start bragging about it.
The older we get, the fewer things seem worth waiting in line for.
Some people try to turn back their life's odometers. Not me, I want people to know 'why' I look this way. I've travelled a long, long way and some of the roads weren't paved.
When you are dissatisfied and would like to go back to youth, just think of Algebra.
One of the many things no one tells you about ageing is that it is such a nice change from being young.                   

Ah, being young is beautiful, but being old is comfortable.        

Lord, Keep your arm around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth...AMEN..!!