Thoughts for you/us to ponder






@frustratedwriter, the choir director at my church shared this video with me and it made me think about you and this thread.


one of my favorite songs! not Vestil Goodman, but she sang it beautifully!! thanks for sharing this!

I had to learn that many years ago! one day at a time


What blew me away is that she is 93 years old! Her voice is just beautiful. I thought the message is perfect, especially now.


at 93, what a beautiful voice, and no crackling too. and yes especially now.




interesting and great advice!

  1. Your shoes are the first thing people subconsciously notice about you. Wear nice shoes.

  2. If you sit for more than 11 hours a day, there’s a 50% chance you’ll die within the next 3 years.

  3. There are at least 6 people in the world who look exactly like you. There’s a 9% chance that you’ll meet one of them in your lifetime.

  4. Sleeping without a pillow reduces back pain and keeps your spine stronger.

  5. A person’s height is determined by their father, and their weight is determined by their mother.
    not so for me! I am 5 foot, dad was almost 6 foot, mom was a string bean!

  6. If a part of your body “falls asleep”, You can almost always “wake it up” by shaking your head.

  7. There are three things the human brain cannot resist noticing - food, attractive people and danger.

  8. Right-handed people tend to chew food on their right side.

  9. Putting dry tea bags in gym bags or smelly shoes will absorb the unpleasant odor.

  10. According to Albert Einstein, if honey bees were to disappear from earth, humans would be dead within 4 years.

  11. There are so many kinds of apples, that if you ate a new one every day, it would take over 20 years to try them all.

  12. You can survive without eating for weeks, but you will only live 11 days without sleeping.

  13. People who laugh a lot are healthier than those who don’t. PLEASE NOTE!!

  14. Laziness and inactivity kills just as many people as smoking.

  15. A human brain has a capacity to store 5 times as much information as Wikipedia.

  16. Our brain uses the same amount of power as a 10-watt light bulb!!

  17. Our body gives enough heat in 30 minutes to boil 1.5 liters of water!!

  18. The Ovum egg is the largest cell and the sperm is the smallest cell!!

  19. Stomach acid (conc. HCl) is strong enough to dissolve razor blades!!

  20. Take a 10-30 minute walk every day ; while you walk, SMILE. It is the ultimate antidepressant.

  21. Sit in silence for at least 10 minutes each day.

  22. When you wake up in the morning, pray to ask God’s guidance for your purpose today.

  23. Eat more foods that grow on trees and plants and eat less food that is manufactured in plants.

  24. Drink green tea and plenty of water. Eat blueberries, broccoli, and almonds.

  25. Try to make at least three people smile each day. or laugh

  26. Don’t waste your precious energy on gossip, energy vampires, issues of the past, negative thoughts and things you cannot control. Instead invest your energy in the positive present moment.

  27. Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a college kid with a maxed out charge card.

  28. Life isn’t fair, but it’s still good.

  29. Life is too short to waste time hating anyone. Forgive them for everything.

  30. Don’t take yourself so seriously. No one else does.

  31. You don’t have to win every argument. Agree to disagree.

  32. Make peace with your past so it won’t spoil the present.

  33. Don’t compare your life to others. You have no idea what their journey is all about.

  34. No one is in charge of your happiness except you.

  35. Frame every so-called disaster with these words: ‘In five years, will this matter?’

  36. Help the needy, Be generous! Be a ‘Giver’ not a ‘Taker’

  37. What other people think of you is none of your business.

  38. Time heals everything.

  39. However good or bad a situation is, it will change.

  40. Your job won’t take care of you when you are sick. Your friends will. Stay in touch.

  41. Envy is a waste of time. You already have all you need.

  42. Each night before you go to bed, pray to God and be thankful for what you accomplished, today. What if you woke up this morning and only had what you thanked God for yesterday? DON’T FORGET TO THANK GOD FOR EVERYTHING.

  43. Remember that you are too blessed to be stressed.

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I seen this and thought y’all would like this one! my reminder