Category Archives: Brilliant Stories

  • Bad Decisions All Around

    Bad Decisions All Around

    APERTIF: “I don’t deserve this award, but I have arthritis and I don’t deserve that either.” – Jack Benny Robbing The Rich It’s pretty safe to say that the majority of us know and understand that stealing is wrong. It’s just not something you do.But ...
  • A Bad Judge Of Character

    A Bad Judge Of Character

    APERITIF: “Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is.” – Francis Bacon Love Thy Neighbor Those individuals who follow the Christian faith and who believe in Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior live a ...
  • Cannabis And Second Chances

    Cannabis And Second Chances

    APERITIF: “The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values.” – William S. Burroughs Second Chances In school, did you ever have to do a class presentation in which you were totally knowledgeable and well-versed on the topic but you ended up bombing because ...
  • Now That’s Entertainment!

    Now That’s Entertainment!

    APERITIF: “I have tried to know absolutely nothing about a great many things, and I have succeeded fairly well.” – Robert Benchley Parks and Recs – Asian Style Aside from having an all-star cast that is every comedian’s wet dream, the show Parks and Recs is THE ...
  • Don’t Judge a Book by its Cover

    APERITIF: “Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.” – Hannah Arendt The ‘Scared Shitless’ workout Are you someone who has fought to lose weight to no avail? Does it seem like the pounds just pile on regardless of how little you eat or how hard you workout?If ...
  • Attracting The Wrong Kind Of Attention

    Attracting The Wrong Kind Of Attention

    APERITIF: “Burt Reynolds once asked me out. I was in his room.” – Phyllis Diller Addicted To You Some women are constantly working double overtime to change the way they look, all in an effort to catch a man. She will lose weight, wear tons of makeup, and even wigs to ...
  • Why It’s Important To Be There For Others

    Why It’s Important To Be There For Others

    APERITIF: “This is the precept by which I have lived: Prepare for the worst; expect the best; and take what comes.” – Hannah Arendt TED Talks Childhood Trauma Possibly one of the most reassuring (and equally the most disturbing) things that we learn as we grow up is that ...
  • Not A Good Look

    Not A Good Look

    APERTIF: “The only time my prayers are never answered is on the golf course.” – Billy Graham Grindr Finder If you don’t know what Grindr is, don’t feel too bad. It’s not an app to find the best coffee shops in your area and it also means you’re probably ...
  • Happiness Starts At Home

    Happiness Starts At Home

    APERTIF: “Our house is clean enough to be healthy and dirty enough to be happy.” – Unknown Cleanliness Is Next to Godliness It’s one thing to clean your room, the dishes or to wash your car.You don’t have to go to college or get a Ph.D. to figure out that neatness ...
  • What’s Happened To Us?

    What’s Happened To Us?

    APERTIF: “Flowers grow out of dark moments.” – Corita Kent Technology and Tears Commercials have become such an annoyance that pretty much the only time they are ever actively watched is during the Super Bowl. And even then, the level of quality has really diminished.With ...