Annoying Little Things

Posted by: BradKY

Annoying Little Things - 10/02/07 12:13 AM

As you might know, the head of a company survived
> > 9/11 because his son started kindergarten.
> >
> >
> > Another fellow was alive because it was
> > His turn to bring donuts.
> >
> >
> > One woman was late because her
> > Alarm clock didn't go off in time.
> >
> >
> > One was late because of being stuck on the NJ Turnpike
> > Because of an auto accident.
> >
> >
> > One of them
> > Missed his bus.
> >
> >
> > One spilled food on her clothes and had to take
> > Time to change.
> >
> >
> > One's
> > Car wouldn't start.
> >
> >
> > One went back to
> > Answer the telephone.
> >
> >
> > One had a
> > Child that dawdled
> > And didn't get ready as soon as he should have.
> >
> >
> > One couldn't
> > Get a taxi.
> >
> > The one that struck me was the man
> > Who put on a new pair of shoes that morning,
> > Took the various means to get to work
> > But before he got there, he developed
> > a blister on his foot.
> > He stopped at a drugstore to buy a Band-Aid.
> > That is why he is alive today.
> >
> >
> > Now when I am
> > Stuck in traffic,
> > Miss an elevator,
> > Turn back to answer a ringing telephone...
> > All the little things that annoy me.
> > I think to myself,
> > This is exactly where
> >
> > God wants me to be
> > At this very moment..
> >
> > Next time your morning seems to be
> > Going wrong,
> >
> > The children are slow getting dressed,
> > You can't seem to find the car keys,
> > You hit every traffic light,
> > Don't get mad or frustrated;
> > God is at work watching over you.
> >
> > May God continue to bless you
> > With all those annoying little things
> > And may you remember their possible purpose.
> >
> > Pass this on to someone else, if you'd like.
> > There is NO LUCK attached.
> > If you delete this, it's okay:
> > God's Love Is Not Dependent On E-Mail !!
> > (that's the cool part)
> >
> > AM EN
Posted by: Eternal

Re: Annoying Little Things - 10/22/07 06:07 PM

What about the inverse - where somebody didn't leave the building on time, because they were held back by one of those "annoying little things"? I'm afraid it works both ways, with God being nothing more than a random number generator.
Posted by: bitWrangler

Re: Annoying Little Things - 10/22/07 06:26 PM

 Quote:
Originally posted by Eternal:
What about the inverse - where somebody didn't leave the building on time, because they were held back by one of those "annoying little things"? I'm afraid it works both ways, with God being nothing more than a random number generator. [/b]
Well, religious issues notwithstanding, I think the general theme is reasonable. Basically that one should look at the positive side of things, even if they seem negative at first blush (oh great, now I have the Monty Python song, "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life" stuck in my head).
Posted by: Tenuto

Re: Annoying Little Things - 10/23/07 02:15 AM

You got that right, bitWrangler. It is a lot easier to destroy something than it is to build something. A positive attitude takes a lot more work; a negative attitude is just plain lazy.