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A New Phase
Biting the Bullet
Con Artists I Have Known
Things I Know to Be True
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Things I Know to be True

  •          God loves me.

  •          God has forgiven me.

  •          Life is a test. Each of us have different resources and requirements. It is not possible to cheat but we are allowed to correct mistakes as we recognize them.

  •          Pay tithing first, your expenses will be taken care of.

  •          Obedience must be mastered before leadership is possible.

  •          You cannot raise a person up from grief unless you, too experience that grief. On the scale of human emotion, you must be within arms reach to pull a brother or sister out of the pit.

  •          A preacher who is paid will deliver what the purchasers want, not what they need. That is why there are so many different religions.

  •          Whatever the human mind believes to be true is either true or about to become true within the limits of the human imagination. – John Lilly

  •          An addict will say or do anything to support his addiction.

  •          The common drugs nicotine and alcohol are as sociopathic and harmful to the spirit as harmful to the body.

  •          Most addictions cannot be overcome by intellect alone but must rely on help from a higher source.

  •          In a committee, 80% of the work is done by 20% of the people.

  •          Work expands to fill the time available for its completion. – Parkinson’s Law

  •          If anything can go wrong, it will. – Murphy’s Law

  •         In any hierarchy, each individual rises to his own level of incompetence, and then remains there. – The Peter Principle.

  •          All the preparation and planning in the world pales in comparison to just plain dumb luck.

  •          If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.

  •          TANSTAAFL – There ain’t no such thing as a free lunch.

  •          The sure sign of a con artist is that he wants to share a secret but you must not reveal it.

  •          It is difficult to teach correct principles to a child when you also teach that Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, and the Tooth Fairy are real. Can the story of the resurrection of Jesus still have credibility?

  •          Any email that suggests it must be sent to everyone you know is a hoax. Check out www.snopes.com and see for yourself.