Friday Five. It may be informational, entertaining, inspirational, or some combination. It may be five related thoughts, or five random topics. But it will be short. And it will leave you with a new thought, idea, or smile on your face.
1. What matters most. Richard Bucci has fought fires, prostate cancer, and his way back from a hip replacement to continue fighting fires at age 54 (he’s nicknamed “Grandpa” by his co-workers). Bucci sums up what matters most in his AARP magazine interview by saying: “When you’ve seen as much death and suffering as I have, just the fact of being here, when so many others you’ve known and loved are not, give every day new meaning. There’s not one day that goes by that I don’t hug my wife and give her a kiss and tell her I love her. Not one day.”
2. Can I get an ‘amen?’
3. Don’t answer that!!
4. Did you know that there are numerous health benefits to being married? If you do an internet search for “health benefits of marriage” you’ll come up with numerous articles giving examples of physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health benefits. Click here to read one from Every Day Health Center and here to read one from Focus on the Family.
5. A truism: