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Showing posts from January, 2014

Piece #61 - I am Second

If you’re thinking of the organization then you are correct! I have to admit that I have found this organization rather fascinating. This is a statement that comes from their website:
"I am Second is a movement meant to inspire people of all kinds to live for God and for others. Actors. Athletes. Musicians. Business leaders. Drug addicts. Your next-door neighbor. People like you. The authentic stories oniamsecond.comprovide insight into dealing with typical struggles of everyday living. These are stories that give hope to the lonely and the hurting, help from destructive lifestyles, and inspiration to the unfulfilled. You’ll discover people who've tried to go it alone and have failed. Find the hope, peace, and fulfillment they found. Be Second."
I'm not a member of this organization, but when they first started having celebrities like football quarterback Kurt Warner and others on huge billboards so I was rather curious about who they were. I know that there was a lot …

Piece #60 - Lucky 11:11

I like to think that luck is a figment of my imagination, that luck is just a false hope that if we do a certain thing or act a particular way that our effort would be rewarded, but with my Asperger's, that idea can fly a lot of different ways!  I'm sure this thought is for a lot of people, but I first heard this from my oldest daughter; she told me it was always good luck if you make a wish when the time hits 11:11. I have to admit that I've tried it a few times, but I've never seen any real results from my wish...let alone my own birthday wish! I remember when I was younger that I actually had a green rabbit's foot. (It never worked.) I do have to admit that I have an OCD moment in time that I will stop whatever I'm doing to make sure I SEE this particular time: 12:34. You can probably already guess to why I make a serious effort because this is an orderly, sequential time. Since I like proper organization, it makes sense that 12:34 would be a time I really t…