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Posted Wednesday, July 13, 2011 08:44 PM

every day is a gift

swahili Stephen Waugh 53  finished a golf game at 6pm  shot parr came to the home he loved.. died in his wife a daughters arms 6:30 loving father to 2 boys 24 26 1girl 22 ..married highschool sweetheart for 30 years every days a gift  love you life and those in it and what you chose to do with it
 Steve Waugh   Swahili  Ontario Canada   jul 17 57  to jul 07 2011  

Posted Wednesday, July 01, 2009 09:32 AM

A beer with a friend

Probably lots of you have seen this but for those that haven't     A professor stood before his philosophy class and had some items in front of him. When the class began, he wordlessly picked up a very large and empty mayonnaise jar and proceeded to fill it with golf balls. He then asked the students if the jar was full.
They agreed that it was.

The professor then picked up a box of pebbles and poured them into the jar He shook the jar lightly. The pebbles rolled into the open areas between the golf balls. He then asked the students again if the jar was full. They agreed it was.

The professor next picked up a box of sand and poured it into the jar. Of course, the sand filled up everything else. He asked once more if the jar was full. The students responded with an unanimous 'yes.

The professor then produced two Beers from under the table and poured the entire contents into the jar effectively
filling the empty space between the sand. The students laughed.

'Now,' said the professor as the laughter subsided, 'I want you to recognize that this jar represents your life. The golf balls are the important things---your family, your children, your health, your friends and your favorite passions---and if everything else was lost and only they remained, your life would still be full.

The pebbles are the other things that matter like your job, your house and your car. The sand is everything else---the small stuff. 'If you pu... [More]


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