Tag Archives: selfishness

Ego in Check

A six-year-old girl was asked, “Are you in Jessica’s class at school?” She replied, “No, I’m not. But she’s in my class.” We tend to be self-centered, and those inclinations are seen in adults as well as children. One of … Continue reading

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Different Kinds of Tears

A preacher once told of a time when, within the span of one week, two different individuals came into his office in tears. The first lady who came in was upset at the music director for deciding that the choir … Continue reading

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All about Me

I was at a basketball game recently when I had a conversation with the two-year-old granddaughter of some friends. Or at least I tried to have a conversation with her. The discussion was very one-sided. The little girl had evidently … Continue reading

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Selfie-Inflicted Pain

I recently read an article that said that many Americans are suffering physically because they have been taking too many selfies. I kept looking for some hint that the article was a joke, but apparently it’s true. Those who regularly … Continue reading

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Knowing Your Place

It is reported that the famous actor Gregory Peck was once standing in line with a friend, waiting for a table in a crowded Los Angeles restaurant. They had been waiting for some time. The diners seemed to be taking … Continue reading

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Check the Motives

A lady answered a knock on her door and found a man with a sad expression on his face. “I’m sorry to disturb you,” he said, “but I’m collecting money for an unfortunate family in the neighborhood. The husband is … Continue reading

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Self-Centered

Someone once pointed out that we spend the first couple of years of a baby’s life making that tiny human think that he or she is the most important thing in the universe, and then we spend the next 20 … Continue reading

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Rude Awakening

I was out for a walk early this morning when someone in a pickup truck drove by, slowed down, and blew his horn very loudly. He drove on a little farther before turning around. The driver then pulled over on … Continue reading

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My Status

I don’t have time to update my Facebook status right now. I will try to do that later in the day. Perhaps I will enthrall you with details of my glorious wait in a checkout line. I may leave you … Continue reading

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