Young Paddy bought a pony at Cavan horse sale for £400. The farmer agreed to deliver the pony the next day as he didn’t live so far away. The next day he drove up and said, ‘Sorry son, but I have some bad news. The pony has died.’ Paddy replied, ‘Well then just give me my money back.’ The farmer said, ‘Can’t do that. I’ve already spent it.’ Paddy said, ‘OK, then, just bring me the dead pony.’ The farmer asked, ‘What are you going to do with him?’ Paddy said, ‘I’m going to raffle him off.’ The farmer said, ‘You…

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The Dean Schooled them!

  One night four college lads stayed out late, partying and having a good time. They paid no mind to the test they had scheduled for the next day and didn’t study. In the morning, they came up with a plan to get out of taking the test. They covered themselves with grease and dirt and went to the Dean’s office. Once there, they said they had been to a mass service the previous evening and on the way back they got a flat tire and had to push the car all the way back to campus and only just…

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Try not to turn away from a problem

In one of Aesop’s fables, a farmer asked his sons to go out and gather sticks.  When they returned with a large bundle, the farmer tied a strong cord around the bundle, and said to each of his sons “Now break the bundle” – but they could not.  Then the father explained that “only if you break each stick separately can you break the bundle”  – Whatever problems you are facing, try to break them into smaller ones. Try not to turn away from a problem. Try to Face it. Chisel it into smaller pieces and then deal with it piece by piece.…

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Half the happiness of living, comes from willing-hearted giving, It comes from sharing all our pleasures and from dividing all our treasures. The other half is Loving, First the Lord and then all things living. So, each mortal should be sowing love seeds whilst his life is growing, For all happiness in living – Comes from Loving and from Giving!

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Enjoy life Now!

Once a fisherman was sitting near the seashore, under the shadow of a tree smoking his pipe. Suddenly a rich businessman passing by approached him and enquired as to why he was sitting under a tree smoking and not working. To this the poor fisherman replied that he had caught enough fish for the day. Hearing this the rich man got angry and said: Why don’t you catch more fish, instead of sitting in shadow wasting your time? Fisherman asked: What would I do by catching more fish? Businessman: You could catch more fish, sell them and earn more money,…

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