Your BODY is the only possession that you will carry with you from the moment you are born, until the day you die. It is on LOAN to you. Take care of it.
I've never used a Dry Shampoo. If you do....please read about this recall. 😳
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PARENTS TAKE NOTE.!!!
A teacher started checking homework done by her students. Her husband is strolling around with a smart phone playing his favorite game.
When reading the last homework notes, the wife starts crying with silent tears.
Her husband asked, ‘What happened?’
Wife: ‘Yesterday I gave homework to my students, to write something on the topic, 'MY WISH ’.
Husband: ‘OK, but why are you crying?’
Wife: ‘While checking the last notes, it made me cry.’
Husband curiously: ‘What’s written in the notes that makes you cry?’
My wish is to become a smart phone.
My parents love their smart phone very much.
They care about their smart phone so much that sometimes they forget to care for me.
When my father comes from the office tired, he has time for his smart phone but not for me.
When my parents are doing some important work and smartphone is ringing, within single ring they attend the phone, but not to me...
even if I am crying.
They play games on their smartphones not with me.
When they are talking to someone on their smartphone, they never listen to me even if I am telling them something important.
So, MY WISH is to become a smartphone.
After listening to the note my husband got emotional and asked the wife, ‘Who wrote this??’.
Wife: ‘OUR SON ’.
PEOPLE / PARENTS, remember,
Gadgets are beneficial, but they are for our ease not to cease the love amongst family and loved ones.
Children see and feel everything that happens with & around them. Things get imprinted on their mind with an everlasting effect. Let’s take due care, so that they do not grow with any false impressions...
(REPOST) IMPORTANT information to get your affairs in order.
💰Make sure all bank accounts have direct beneficiaries. The beneficiary need only go to the bank with your death certificate and an ID of their own.
🏡 TOD = Transfer On Death deed if you own a home. Completing this document and filing it with your county saves your heirs THOUSANDS. This document allows you to transfer ownership of your home to your designee. All they need to do is take their ID and your death certificate to the county building and the deed is signed over. Doing this will avoid the home having to go through probate.
👨👩👧👦Living Will: Allows one to put in writing exactly what you want done in the event you cannot speak for yourself when it comes to healthcare decisions as well as other final decisions.
👩🏽⚖️Durable Power of Attorney: Allows one to designate a person to make legal decisions if one is no longer competent to do so.
🏥Power of Attorney for Healthcare: This document allows one to designate someone to make healthcare decisions for their person.
🛍Last Will and Testament: Designates to whom personal belongings will go too.
🪦Funeral Planning Declaration: allows one to say exactly one’s wishes as far as disposition of the body and the services.
Make sure ALL documents are NOTORIZED if needed.
With the above documents, you should be able to AVOID probate.
If all the above is NOT done, you have to open an estate account at the bank. ALL money that DOESN'T have DIRECT beneficiaries goes into this account. You have to have an attorney to open the estate account. The attorney also has to publicize your passing in the newspaper or post publication at the county courthouse, to allow anyone to make a claim on your property. - It’s a complete PAIN, time consuming and can be costly to the estate as fees are involved.
📚 💳Make a list of all banks and account numbers, all investment institutions with account numbers, lists of credit cards, utility accounts, etc. Leave clear instructions as to how and when these things are paid.
Make sure heirs knows where life insurance policies are located. 📂
📝Make 100% sure SOMEONE knows your Apple ID, bank ID account logins and passwords!
🚗 Make sure you have titles for all vehicles, campers, etc!
Set up a trust for intended beneficiaries that are too young, and appoint a trustee of said trust.
MOST IMPORTANTLY!!!! - Talk with those closest to you and make all your wishes KNOWN. Talk to those whom you’ve designated, as well as those close to you whom you did not designate. - Do this to explain why your decisions were made and to avoid any lingering questions or hurt feelings.
Hope this helps! Hope this lights a spark to encourage all your friends and family to take care of these things to make it easier for those we all leave behind!
My hope is that the above list at least helps you start an important conversation with your loved ones...
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“Tonight, we went out to eat at Cracker Barrel. As we were almost finished, we noticed an elderly woman sitting all alone, drinking a milk and waiting for her meal. A million thoughts went through my mind. She looked so very lonely…Is she widowed? Where is her family? Why is she at a restaurant at almost 8 p.m. (which is stereotypically like midnight in old people time). Also seated next to us were three big, burly, middle-aged, blue collar, hardworking, hungry men. I asked Tom if we should buy her dinner or if we should go sit with her...then one of our boys did/said something which momentarily distracted us but when we looked back up, these big burly guys were moving the frail elderly woman to their table. We continued to watch them interact. The woman was smiling from ear to ear, her face all lit up and she was just a-talking like she hadn’t talked to another human in a very long time. I seriously was choked up, as was Tom. As we left, we left them some money for their meal and Tom thanked them for restoring our faith in humanity...I snapped a picture but really, I will forever remember this moment.”
Credit: Claire Senglin Richardson
My Mom once told me that she walked into a room where a couple of friends were discussing her, they didn’t know she was there. She shook her head, smiled, and walked away. 🕊
My Mom also told me that she had a friend who talked bad about her, she never knew that Mom found out, Mom never mentioned it. She smiled and walked away from this friendship. 🕊
She told me she had family who chose to shift her out of their life because she stood up for herself for a change. And because she stopped crossing oceans for them when they would not even help her cross a bridge. She smiled, shook her head and walked away. 🕊
So, I asked her how she could just walk away from people that betrayed her while pretending to be her friends or family? 🕊
She answered that every time she came to a crossroad like that, she had to decide who will be going forward on her journey with her. This showed her who she cannot take along with her. 🕊
So, she explained to me that you should never get mad at a person who betrays you, even in the name of friendship or family. Just gracefully bow out and enjoy your journey with all the new people God puts in their place. 🕊
~ ❤ ~ Author unknown
(Art by DONNA ASHWORTH)
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A TRUE EYE-OPENER! ✨
A friend came to my house for coffee, we sat down and talked about life. After a while I interrupted the conversation and said to him, ′′I'm going to wash the dishes, I'll be right back.”
He looked at me like I told him he was going to build a spaceship. So he said to me with admiration and a little stumped, ′′Glad you help your wife, I rarely help mine because when I do she never thank me. Last week I washed the floor and she didn't even tell me to thank you.”
I sat back down with him again and explained to him that I don't ′′help′′ my wife. Actually, my wife doesn't need help, she needs a partner, a teammate. I'm her home partner… and due to that, all functions are divided, which is not “help” with household chores.
I don't “help” my wife clean the house because I also live in it and I need to clean it too.
I don't “help” my wife cook, because I also want to eat and I need to cook too.
I don't “help” her washing dishes after eating, because I use these dishes too.
I don't “help” my wife with kids, because they are mine too and I have to be a father.
I don't “help” my wife wash, extend, fold, and put away laundry because it's mine and my kids too.
I don't give a “helping hand” at home, I'm part of it.
Then with respect, I asked my friend when was the last time his wife finished cleaning the house, doing laundry, changing the bedsheets, bathing the kids, cooking, organizing, etc.. and did he say: “thank you?”
I mean a real thank you, like, “Wow, baby!! You're amazing!!"
Does this all seem absurd? Does it sound weird to you? When, once in your life, you cleaned the floor, you expected at least an excellence award with great glory... why? Haven't you ever thought about that?
Maybe, because for you, macho culture taught you that everything is a woman's task.
Maybe you've been taught that all this should be done without you having to move a finger.
So praise her as you would like to be praised, likewise, with the same intensity. Hold her hand and behave like a true companion, and assume your part, don't behave like a guest who simply comes to eat, sleep, shower, and satisfy sexual needs... feel at home, in your home.
Change in our society begins in our homes, teaching our children the true sense of fellowship!
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This is a Lithium leach field.
This is what Electric Car batteries are made of.
It is so neuro-toxic that a bird landing on this stuff dies in minutes.
Chile, 2nd largest lithium producer, is having water-scarcity problems as this technology takes so much water to produce battery-grade lithium.
Lead, nickel, lithium, cadmium, alkaline, mercury and nickel metal hydride.
Batteries are a collection of things that are extremely deadly. 💯
For 13 thousand dollars, Englishman Brandon Grimshaw bought a tiny uninhabited island in the Seychelles and moved there forever. When the Englishman Brandon Grimshaw was under forty, he quit his job as a newspaper editor and started a new life.
By this time, no human had set foot on the island for 50 years. As befits a real Robinson, Brandon found himself a companion from among the natives. His Friday name was René Lafortin. Together with Rene, Brandon began to equip his new home. While René came to the island only occasionally, Brandon lived on it for decades, never leaving. By oneself.
For 39 years, Grimshaw and Lafortin planted 16 thousand trees with their own hands and built almost 5 kilometers of paths. In 2007, Rene Lafortin died, and Brandon was left all alone on the island.
He was 81 years old. He attracted 2,000 new bird species to the island and introduced more than a hundred giant tortoises, which in the rest of the world (including the Seychelles) were already on the verge of extinction. Thanks to Grimshaw's efforts, the once deserted island now hosts two-thirds of the Seychelles' fauna. An abandoned piece of land has turned into a real paradise.
A few years ago, the prince of Saudi Arabia offered Brandon Grimshaw $50 million for the island, but Robinson refused. “I don’t want the island to become a favorite vacation spot for the rich. Better let it be a national park that everyone can enjoy.”
And he achieved that in 2008 the island was indeed declared a national park.
I never knew this.
This has been a concern of mine for some time. Childhood Cancers are skyrocketing. Most people aren't even aware of this. I started selling powerful jewelry that helps mitigate the negative effects of EMFs etc. Please take two minutes to view this.
Laughter is the best medicine!! 🤗❤️
I just watched a news person interview a school principal and ask, "What are we missing? What do children need?" He went on and on about mental illness, the Juvenile Justice System, gun control, education reform, blah, blah, blah.
Folks, none of that mumbo jumbo makes a lick of sense. Here is what children need:
1. Children need a mother and a father who love each other and work together as a team.
2. Children need a bicycle, neighbors, and cousins.
3. Children need a grandma to bake with and a grandpa to take ‘em fishing.
4. Children need a church, a Sunday School Class, and a truth telling Preacher.
5. Children need a dinner time with home cooked food, prayer, and conversation.
6. Children need Sunday family time and fried chicken.
7. Children need books on tape and coloring pages.
8. Children need summers at the beach and bazooka bubble gum.
9. Children need a trip to Arlington and Fourth of July Fireworks.
10. Children need fire pits, smores, digging for worms, the drive in, and real popcorn.
11. Children need discipline from their parents.
12. Children need chores, a job, a way to earn what they want.
13. Children need to be read to.
14. Children need to learn to play sports so they learn to interact with others, play by the rules, what it means to work as a team for a common goal and the meaning of sportsmanship.
15. Children need education that recognizes mama and daddy as the authority, God as the creator, and the Bible as the roadmap.
This is not about some agenda, this is about children. Get back to basics: faith, family, & good ole fashioned fun.
Copied from Ann Black Rutan, who copied it from Lisa Geraci Giesler, and my friend Lori added and adapted. Hope you enjoy this.
Sometimes the wrong paths lead to the right destinations
The wrong choices empower us to make better ones in the future
The wrong relationships remind us of what we deserve
And the wrong situations or perspectives
Awaken us to who we truly are.
Sometimes it takes things falling apart
For them to fall into place
And there is strength in knowing
That you can rearrange the pieces as you wish
And create meaning from what was once messy
And beauty from what once was broken
And choose not to confuse your path with your destination
As the storms of today
Do not reflect the sunshine of tomorrow.
We’re not here to repeat the past
We’re not here to simply go through the motions
And we’re not here to follow old, outdated ways of thinking
But rather to shift, evolve and grow.
To let go of what once weighed us down
And become all that we are capable of being.
Sometimes it takes losing things
For us to grow
And making mistakes
For us to move forward
And sometimes it is necessary for us to release our grip
And to stop clinging so tightly to past goals or those
Who have already left us behind
As if we want something new
It often requires us to stop doing something that is old and let go of who we once were
And it is only then that we are able to blossom into something more beautiful.
It’s okay to let go
It’s okay to be flawed
It’s okay to be frustrated and angry
It’s okay to heal from past pain and hurt
It’s okay to be kind to yourself in the process
And it's okay to move on
And understand that you can miss things, relationships, people and experiences
Without wanting them back
And celebrate and embrace where you are going
Rather than remain trapped in the past.
Your life may continue to unfold in a positive direction
Despite there being disappointment, pain and suffering
Obstacles are simply a part of the path
And do not mean that you have reached the end of the road
And it is through releasing past pain and trauma
And unburdening yourself
That you can finally feel free
And move on to better, more beautiful things.
Kind of hits home...🤗❤️
Heat Alert 🚨
Most all vehicles have a recirculation button with the AC controls in their cars. But many of us are unsure when to use it.
Well, the easy answer is to use it in the summer and turn it off in the winter.
The recirculation button simply takes the air from inside the car and recirculates it in the cabin instead of pulling fresh air from outside. On days like today when it is miserably hot outside, if you do not recirculate the cooler air in the cabin, than your AC system is pulling hot air from outside and trying to cool it. Using the recirculation feature will get your car cooler and will decrease the wear and tear on your AC system.
- Side note, if your car has been baking in the sun, its better to roll the windows down and turn recirculate off for the first minute or so to get rid of the super hot air inside the car before turning the recirculate on.
Also, any time you are stuck in traffic (summer or winter) be sure to use the recirculate. If you are pulling air from outside, then you are pulling in all the pollutants and carbon monoxide from all the traffic. Studies show that recirculating your AC can cut down on the pollutants entering your vehicle by 20% when stuck in traffic!
My dad has bees.Today I went to his house and he showed me all of the honey he had gotten from the hives. He took the lid off of a 5 gallon bucket full of honey and on top of the honey there were 3 little bees, struggling. They were covered in sticky honey and drowning. I asked him if we could help them and he said he was sure they wouldn't survive. Casualties of honey collection I suppose.
I asked him again if we could at least get them out and kill them quickly, after all he was the one who taught me to put a suffering animal (or bug) out of its misery. He finally conceded and scooped the bees out of the bucket. He put them in an empty Chobani yogurt container and put the plastic container outside.
Because he had disrupted the hive with the earlier honey collection, there were bees flying all over outside.
We put the 3 little bees in the container on a bench and left them to their fate. My dad called me out a little while later to show me what was happening. These three little bees were surrounded by all of their sisters (all of the bees are females) and they were cleaning the sticky nearly dead bees, helping them to get all of the honey off of their bodies. We came back a short time later and there was only one little bee left in the container. She was still being tended to by her sisters.
When it was time for me to leave we checked one last time and all three of the bees had been cleaned off enough to fly away and the container was empty.
Those three little bees lived because they were surrounded by family and friends who would not give up on them, family and friends who refused to let them drown in their own stickiness and resolved to help until the last little bee could be set free.
Bee Sisters. Bee Peers. Bee Teammates.
We could all learn a thing or two from these bees.
Bee kind always.~
art: Autumn Skye Morrison