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    How true is this!


    $20.00


    Sometimes we just need to be reminded!


    A well-known speaker started off his seminar by holding up a $20.00 bill. In the room of 200, he asked, "Who would like this $20 bill?"

    Hands started going up.

    He said, "I am going to give this $20 to one of you but first, let me do this.

    He proceeded to crumple up the $20 dollar bill.

    He then asked, "Who still wants it?"

    Still the hands were up in the air.

    Well, he replied, "What if I do this?"

    And he dropped it on the ground and started to grind it into the floor with his shoe.

    He picked it up, now crumpled and dirty.

    "Now, who still wants it?"

    Still the hands went into the air.

    My friends, we have all learned a very valuable lesson.

    No matter what I did to the money, you still wanted it because it did not decrease in value.

    It was still worth $20.

    Many times in our lives, we are dropped, crumpled, and ground into the dirt

    by the decisions we make and the circumstances that come our way.

    We feel as though we are worthless.!

    But no matter what has happened or what will happen, you will never lose your value.

    Dirty or clean, crumpled or finely creased, you are still priceless to those who DO LOVE you.

    The worth of our lives comes not in what we do or who we know, but by WHO WE ARE.

    You are special - Don't EVER forget it."


    If you do not pass this on, you may never know the lives it touches, the hurting hearts it speaks to, or the hope that it can bring.

    Count your blessings, not your problems.

    And remember: amateurs built the ark ... professionals built the Titanic.

    If God brings you to it - He will bring you through it.
    If you don't do it RIGHT today, when will you have time to do it over? (Hall of Fame basketball player/coach John Wooden)

    "I may be slow, but my work is poor." Chief Dave Balding, MVFD

    "Its not Rocket Science. Just use a LITTLE imagination." (Me)

    Get it up. Get it on. Get it done!

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    Thanks a bunch for posting that, I know just the person who I need to send that to.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MalahatTwo7 View Post
    If you do not pass this on, you may never know the lives it touches, the hurting hearts it speaks to, or the hope that it can bring.
    If you do not pass this on, you will become a worthless looser. Everything you touch will whither and die.

    If you do pass this on, Bill Gates and Mahatma Ghandi will personally deliver $10,000 to your door.
    So you call this your free country
    Tell me why it costs so much to live
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    Quote Originally Posted by voyager9 View Post
    If you do not pass this on, you will become a worthless looser. Everything you touch will whither and die.

    If you do pass this on, Bill Gates and Mahatma Ghandi will personally deliver $10,000 to your door.
    Actually Voyager, I usually try to edit that line out if I can. But in this case, I chose to leave it in. However, generally speaking I agree with your opinion.
    If you don't do it RIGHT today, when will you have time to do it over? (Hall of Fame basketball player/coach John Wooden)

    "I may be slow, but my work is poor." Chief Dave Balding, MVFD

    "Its not Rocket Science. Just use a LITTLE imagination." (Me)

    Get it up. Get it on. Get it done!

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    Quick, enter Publishers Clearing House now. You just might win the $10,000,000 prize. (Odds of winning the grand prize are 300 million to 1 and no purchase necessary).

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    But who got the $20?!?!

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    The janitor who swept up after every one else left got the twenty unless Flying Kiwi and the penguins beat him too it.

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    And that makes $ 22,640.00 collected by the Secret Penguin Squad so far.

    BAWAHAHHAHAHAHA.
    Psychiatrists state 1 in 4 people has a mental illness.
    Look at three of your friends, if they are ok, your it.

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    Thanks for the morning pick me up LOL Kiwi. I was just checking too see if you were around and now I know that you are. Give the Secret penguin Squad my best regards.

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    NOW THEN! Who'd a thunk it that yet another thread would be hijacked by the Secret Penguin Squad, backed by the Kiwi Division?
    If you don't do it RIGHT today, when will you have time to do it over? (Hall of Fame basketball player/coach John Wooden)

    "I may be slow, but my work is poor." Chief Dave Balding, MVFD

    "Its not Rocket Science. Just use a LITTLE imagination." (Me)

    Get it up. Get it on. Get it done!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MalahatTwo7 View Post
    My friends, we have all learned a very valuable lesson...

    But no matter what has happened or what will happen, you will never lose your value.

    Dirty or clean, crumpled or finely creased, you are still priceless to those who DO LOVE you.
    I guess I'm too cynical for this story - the lesson I learned is:

    No matter if I'm dirty or clean, crumpled or finely creased, I would still be worth something to my friends if they knew they could take me down to the corner store and exchange me for a few six-packs of beer.

    -------;- "Aaaaa!!"
    Remember - always wear your helmet around one-eyed women with pike poles

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    Does it have to be your friends?
    Psychiatrists state 1 in 4 people has a mental illness.
    Look at three of your friends, if they are ok, your it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FlyingKiwi View Post
    Does it have to be your friends?
    For you Kiwi, the Penguin Secret Squad will always be with you. Thats kinda like the Force will be With You, but not quite...
    If you don't do it RIGHT today, when will you have time to do it over? (Hall of Fame basketball player/coach John Wooden)

    "I may be slow, but my work is poor." Chief Dave Balding, MVFD

    "Its not Rocket Science. Just use a LITTLE imagination." (Me)

    Get it up. Get it on. Get it done!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Firetacoma1 View Post
    But who got the $20?!?!
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    talking about the IRS eh?

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    Thanks MalahatTwo7...

    I needed a pick me up this morning. Nice job.

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