Reblogged from Jen’s blog. There may be some hope left. Please watch. Only 5 mins long.
The WordPress prompt today asks if there is any trade I would like to learn.
I would like to learn how to snap my fingers like the hypnotist when he brings a person back. That would be so easy and less stressful for me. Sometimes I go through a frustrated patch where I feel like the only sober person in a bar. You know, where a guy mumbles gibberish and the only person who understands him is the guy swaying from side to side and nodding.
I hope that made sense. It was probably a poor choice of simile given that nobody enjoys beer more than me.
Although, I am a qualified motor mechanic, as most of my blog friends know, I am currently trucking. Not currently as in right now at this moment.
I am lucky in that I have one of those minds that suits finding problems and planning a solution. That is the most important thing to being a good mechanic. The ability to stop and think before you go racing ahead with the spanners and fixing the wrong thing.
I don’t know what mechanics are like in other countries but I have seen time and again in Ireland the mechanic who diagnoses the problem without having even looked at the vehicle. You know, the sort who talks like he “has seen it all before”.
So my simple message to anybody who has a problem with their car is trust the guy or gal who says nothing until he finds the problem.
This short video sums up what I feel like doing with my truth hammer. Sometimes grease just won’t work to make it slide through.
Sorry if I bruised your head. It’s for the best. 🙂
Thank you for reading
In response to http://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_prompt/hammer/ thanks to nonofficejobs.com for photo.
I remember this show on telly when I was a kid.
I was always attracted to it but I couldn’t quite explain why.
Have a listen to this very short scene. I now understand why I was glued to it as a youngster.
Thank you for watching
I like this post. On The Culture Monk.
“You’re all just wasting your time!” he said
By Kenneth Justice
~ A few weeks ago I was in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania meeting with readers on my Drinking in the Culture Tour, my excuse to venture out into the world and see what this whole blogosphere is really like in face-to-face connections with fellow bloggers.
While at coffee I met a really nice fellow blogger; a mid-40ish woman, happily married with two children. She and her husband live in the greater Pittsburgh area and this woman loves blogging.
“I’ve been a stay-at-home mom for nearly ten years and blogging has given me the opportunity to feel like an adult” she said, “I’m not sure if you know what it’s like to be stuck at home with little children, but some days the highlight of my conversational experience is talking to my seven year old about his…
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Saw this on Reece’s blog. Very funny. To all the marathoners out there.
Everybody is brave until fear makes them crawl.
That’s the way I see people since I’ve had my awakening back in 2007. This “modern society” has plenty to say about this religion or that religion (so long as both religions are Christian who turn the other cheek). Pussy Riot wouldn’t jump around in a different temple and get off so light. I am a nice friendly person by nature. I always was. I don’t get jealous. I want the best for everybody. I try to be a Christian, in my actions if not my words.
I sound too good to be true. But it is true. It sounds like self praise to anybody who has ever been jealous. That’s not my problem. I try my best not to be a hypocrite.
Tying in with the week that is in it, Yesterday I happened to open a tiny Bible I have at a page called The acts of the apostles. I can’t rhyme off the chapters etc like the preachers, but it was in the days after the resurrection. Peter and John were walking towards the temple. A cripple was sitting by the road begging. The two apostles had been told that they too could heal people and cast out hatred from a person, if they did it in His name. So they healed the guy there and then with all the confidence of people who knew the truth. Jesus had told them “I am the way the truth and the life, nobody comes to the Father except through Me.” So I guess He meant that even when a non-Christian dies, that person will have to meet Him in the tunnel of light or wherever on their way home to the Father.
There is so much emphasis put on truth and bravery in the world since then. There have been songs and poems and blogs written about these qualities. But here’s the part that gets me. Less than 1% will actually preach the truth when they discover it. I’m not even talking about religious truth. I’m talking about the truth that can set innocent people free from the mental prison that is the modern world.
In around the same time that the Holy Spirit had started to guide me and show things to me, I watched a youtube documentary called Loose Change. From that moment on I learned about more corruption and murder and fake murder and double agents and illegal wars (is there any other kind) and taxes on the back of any global “crisis”.
I LEARNED ALL THIS FROM THE INTERNET!! (the thing you are now on) I cannot be the only person with a conscience.
Please start to awaken your bravery people! For the respect of those innocent who are now dead. It’s never too late to change.
Maybe just add the name of an interesting documentary at the bottom of one of your posts now and again. It might wake the right reader up.
Be a born again human.
Thank you for reading
ps…I saw an interesting documentary on youtube called “A funny thing happened on the way to the moon.”
Happy Easter all.
The ten mile race yesterday? It didn’t go well for me. Missed my target time by quite a bit. It was just one of those days when the spirit was willing but the body was weak and the heat was hot!
Still, the weather was lovely, the atmosphere was friendly and the scenery was awesome (the hot blonde in front). It was a good day, all things considered. I still got that familiar happy feeling afterwards. The “hit” that makes it all worthwhile.
In this post I simply want to say thanks to Ana of http://analindenblog.wordpress.com/ for reawarding me with the Liebster badge. She loves the sea, Gone with the wind, and writing novels.
I also want to thank Liz who is busy over at her allotment on http://lizard100blog.wordpress.com/ for awarding me with the Sunshine badge. She is probably the only person in Holland, the land of bicycles, who hasn’t yet learned how to ride. But she can dive underwater to a depth over 100 metres.
I will concentrate this post on the Sunshine award as it is the first time I’ve received this honour.
I have to share ten random facts about myself. This will be tough because I feel I have shared all the random things already.
1. I believe that no human has ever landed on the moon.
2. I can’t cook…at all. Beans on toast is as good as it gets. Thank God for wives.
3. I am a bad passenger in a car even though I spent some time as a rally driver.
4. I hope I am not tempting fate but I had a feeling all my life (even as a child) that I would not be buried in a grave when I die.
5. I didn’t believe in shape-shifters until I discovered the Cuttlefish.
6. I think the most amazing discovery/invention was invisible sound frequencies/the wireless radio.
7. Sometimes I pray a rosary while I drive if there is nothing interesting on the radio. Just for practice when I’m older.
8. I am afraid of heights.
9. I like the taste of beer and would happily drink every night if I was allowed.
10. When my wife says “Jump!” I ask “How high?”
I now have to nominate a few bloggers who bring Sunshine with their blogs.
Thanks again to Liz and Ana. It made my weekend.