Thursday, July 9, 2015

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Husband Asks To Trade Places With His “Lazy” Wife And The Results Are Hilarious Read.

There’s an old saying that goes you can’t really understand another person’s experience until you’ve “walked a mile in their shoes”. In the case of the husband in the story below, he feels under-appreciated and believes his stay-at-home wife doesn’t work as hard as he does. He wants to teach her a lesson and prays to God to let him switch places with her, so she can know what it’s like to work as hard as he does every day. So, God grants him his wish, only for the husband to soon realize he’s the one about to learn a lesson.
“A man was sick and tired of going to work every day while his wife stayed home. He wanted her to see what he went through so he prayed: ‘Dear Lord: I go to work every day and put in 8 hours while my wife merely stays at home. I want her to know what I go through. So, please allow her body to switch with mine for a day. ‘
“God, in his infinite wisdom, granted the man’s wish. The next morning, sure enough, the man awoke as a woman… He arose, cooked breakfast for his mate, Awakened the kids, Set out their school clothes, Fed them breakfast, Packed their lunches, Drove them to school, Came home and picked up the dry cleaning, Took it to the cleaners And stopped at the bank to make a deposit, Went grocery shopping, Then drove home to put away the groceries, Paid the bills and balanced the check book. He cleaned the cat’s litter box and bathed the dog.
“Then, it was already 1 P.M. And he hurried to make the beds, Do the laundry, vacuum, Dust, And sweep and mop the kitchen floor. Ran to the school to pick up the kids and got into an argument with them on the way home. Set out milk and cookies and got the kids organized to do their homework. Then, set up the ironing board and watched TV while he did the ironing.
“At 4:30 he began peeling potatoes and washing vegetables for salad, breaded the pork chops and snapped fresh beans for supper. After supper, He cleaned the kitchen, Ran the dishwasher, Folded laundry, Bathed the kids, And put them to bed. At 9 P.M. He was exhausted and, though his daily chores weren’t finished, he went to bed where he was expected to make love, which he managed to get through without complaint.
“The next morning, he awoke and immediately knelt by the bed and said: – Lord, I don’t know what I was thinking. I was so wrong to envy my wife’s being able to stay home all day. Please, Oh! Please, let us trade back.. Amen!’
“The Lord, in his infinite wisdom, replied: ‘My son, I feel you have learned your lesson and I will be happy to change things back to the way they were. But you’ll have to wait nine months, though. You got pregnant last night’.”
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Read more at http://www.reshareworthy.com/husband-trades-places-with-wife-joke/#BMrjpyvyYXAgBPw2.99

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GERMAN CHOCOLATE POUND CAKE



With caramel icing to top it off!!!! 

Cake Batter:
2/3 cup butter, softened
2 1/4 cups sugar
4 ounces german chocolate, melted
5 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/4 cups whole buttermilk
1/2 cup sweetened flaked coconut
1 cup chopped pecans

Caramel Icing:
1/4 cup unsalted butter
1/2 cup dark brown sugar
1/4 cup half and half
1 cup confectioners sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
Garnish: sweetened flaked coconut , chopped pecans
Makes 1 10 inch Cake

Heat oven to 300 degrees.

Generously grease fluted cake pan with coconut oil and sprinkle with flour.

Beat butter and sugar in a large bowl on medium high speed until fluffy.

Then add the melted chocolate and mix well. Add eggs one at a time, beating after each one.

Next add your vanilla and continue to mix well. Set aside.

In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.

Gradually add flour mixture to the butter mixture, then alternate with adding buttermilk, start with flour and end with flour mixture.

Add the pecans and coconut, gently stir then pour into prepared pan.

Bake for 90 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Cover with foil for the last 20 minutes to keep it from over browning.

Let cake cool in the pan for at least 10-12 minutes then gently invert pan onto cake plate.

While cake is cooling prepare the icing. Melt butter in saucepan over medium heat, add brown sugar and half and half, stirring constantly for about 3 minutes or until mixture is smooth. Remove pan from the heat and pour into glass mixing bowl, then add the confectioners’ sugar to the mixture. Beat on low speed, slowly increasing to medium high speed until mixture is smooth, then add in the salt and vanilla and beat until smooth.

After cake has cooled completely, drizzle with icing. Then sprinkle with coconut and pecans. 

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6 Pieces Of Buddhist Wisdom That Will Transform Your Life

1. Live a life filled with compassion and positive action.

Buddha wasn’t the only religious leader who wanted you to be compassion – you can find that teaching in others like Jesus Christ and Mohammed. It isn’t just beneficial to the world, it’s beneficial to your own spirit too. Compassion is critical to finding peace within yourself and taking care of yourself. And it may sound a little bit corny, but we all do better when we all do better.

2. Pay attention.

It annoys me to hear people to prattle on about “waking up” because it’s usually said in such a condescending way, but there is some validity to the idea of seeing the world for what it truly is. It requires mindfulness, that is paying attention to the little things around you. Many people don’t ever learn how to do that. So wake up, live mindfully, pay attention – whatever you want to call it. Just do it.

3. Be the change.

You may think it’s an overused and maybe even cliche quote but there’s a reason you hear it all the time: it’s among the most powerful of human thoughts. If you want to see a more peaceful world, be peaceful. If you want to see a healthier environment, plant trees. Whatever you want to see in life, do it.

4. Embrace your death.

Death has become so taboo in the west. It’s gotten to the point where we tell people who are dying of cruel, painful diseases that they are legally not allowed to end their lives comfortably. Being so freaked out about death doesn’t enrich our lives. Moreover, in the West we’re taught to plan for a future that isn’t even promised to us instead of paying close attention to the moment we’re in right now. If we ignore the end of our lives, we can’t ever be happy.

5. What you eat is important.

What does food have to do with Buddhism? Buddhists understand that food plays such an important role in your life, and that when you have a relationship with it, we can transform our lives. Think hard about what you eat, where it’s been, and how it got to your plate.

6. Relieve yourself of the “three poisons.

Buddhists believe that there are three poisons that lead you to negativity. They are:
  1. Greed
  2. Hatred
  3. Delusion
These three things are responsible for most of our unhappiness. If you experience any of them, take a deep breath and think hard about them. Consider your desire for money or your hate for an ex that treated you poorly. Does it get you anywhere? How can you work yourself out of it?
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THE SERENITY PRAYER

GOD GRANT ME THE SERENITY
TO ACCEPT THE THINGS I CANNOT CHANGE;
COURAGE TO CHANGE THE THINGS I CAN;
AND WISDOM TO KNOW THE DIFFERENCE.

LIVING ONE DAY AT A TIME;
ENJOYING ONE MOMENT AT A TIME;
ACCEPTING HARDSHIPS AS THE PATHWAY TO PEACE;
TAKING, AS HE DID, THIS SINFUL WORLD
AS IT IS, NOT AS I WOULD HAVE IT;
TRUSTING THAT HE WILL MAKE ALL THINGS RIGHT
IF I SURRENDER TO HIS WILL;
THAT I MAY BE REASONABLY HAPPY IN THIS LIFE
AND SUPREMELY HAPPY WITH HIM
FOREVER IN THE NEXT.
AMEN.

--REINHOLD NIEBUHR