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Old 03-29-2006, 08:18 PM
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There once was a little boy who had a bad

temper. His Father gave him a bag of nails

and told him that every time he lost his

temper, he must hammer a nail into the back

of the fence. The first day the boy had

driven 37 nails into the fence. Over the next

few weeks, as he learned to control his

anger, the number of nails hammered daily

gradually dwindled down. He discovered

it was easier to hold his temper than to

drive those nails into the fence.

Finally the day came when the boy didn't

lose his temper at all. He told his father

about it and the father suggested that the

boy now pull out one nail for each day that

he was able to hold his temper.

The days passed and the young boy was finally

able to tell his father that all the nails

were gone. The father took his son by the

hand and led him to t he fence. He said, "You

have done well, my son, but look at the

holes in the fence. The fence will never be

the same. When you say things in anger,

they leave a scar just like this one. You

can put a knife in a man and draw it out.

It won't matter how many times you say I'm

sorry, the wound is still there. " A verbal

wound is as bad as a physical one.

Friends are very rare jewels, indeed. They

make you smile and encourage you to succeed

They lend an ear, they share words of praise

and they always want to open their hearts to us."

It's National Friendship Week. Show your

friends how much you care.
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Old 03-29-2006, 08:34 PM
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That's beautiful. I've seen it before, but it's something that should be read more than once.

Thank you.
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Old 03-29-2006, 09:41 PM
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I like this. thanks for posting
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Old 03-30-2006, 12:23 AM
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Nice...ain't it the truth...thank you Nan sweetie


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Something I learned a long time ago that kind of goes along with this...and
I am not sure of the numbers for this:

To smile, it takes 3 muscles. To frown or make an angry face, it takes
over 700 muscles. Stop working so hard and just smile all the time.
You and everyone around you will feel better.
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