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"Life is lived forward, but understood backward. It is not until we are down the road and we stand on the mountain looking back through the valley that we can appreciate the terrain God has allowed us to scale.” Jill Savage

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Tuesday Show and Tail

Welcome to Angela's Show and Tail at West Virginia's Treasures.

Angela hopes everyone will join her this week by posting a picture or two of your pets, wildlife or visit to the zoo and tell a little about them! Her Tuesdays' Show & Tail is about having fun, and giving us a chance to meet other pet owners in the blogging community. If you are visiting and would like to join in on the fun, please do so! Everyone is welcome. It is very easy to do. Take a look at her guidelines here.

For cute and adorable check this out - it is an aha moment.




Now for a laugh out moment check this out.



"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage."
~ Anais Nin

I think about this a lot. My life shrinking or expanding. Of course I want it to expand because I think that means that I will learn or feel or experience many things. And I like that. Now sometimes it will depending on the risks I take - and sometimes it doesn't - depending on my mood or strength of my risk meter - what about y'all? What do you think? Do you even want your life to expand? Is it a good thing? And what do you think courage has to do with it?

Love, Chatty Crone

14 comments:

Velvet Over Steel said...

Oh my goosh... That last cartoon is the funniest I've seen!!! LOL

Thanks for sharing the sweet videos and the Way too funny cartoon!!!!!

Happy Tuesday!!! ~ Coreen xoxoxo

Home In The Hollow said...

I like the idea of expanding my life, Kiddo! And yes, it takes a good deal of courage. However, it's my Faith in God that always gets me through!...:)JP

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Lots of awwwwwwwwww moments! hugs, Linda

Furry Bottoms said...

That air explosion had me slapping my hand against my forehead!

CollectIn Texas Gal said...

Neat videos and the cartoon was a great LOL!

Sandra said...

don't let my dogs see that cartoon, they have already taken over the rest of the house, the computer i need to keep for ME.
i am on the fence about if i want my life to expand or stay the same, i am content with it the way it is, but another part of me says get out there and find something new, like volunteer at the homeless one stop. I hesitate to do it because of? i don't know. thinking is hurting my brain. and it does take courage to do new things or expand what we are already doing. i find it hard to go outside my comfort zone which means i should, i THINK

Angela said...

Great video's Sandie! I love the cartoon at the end! lol That was funny! Wonder what Jazz would say! hehehe

Tuesdays' Show & Tail!
Angela

Barb Hodges said...

Sandie, I am at a stage in my life where I can expand. It does take courage to step outside one's comfort zone. With the Lord's guidance I am doing it in small steps. I don't even want to think about the opportunities I have missed because I did not "expand sooner". But look out world, here I come:)

Ginny said...

It is good for our lives to expand, but depending on the type of person you are, it can take courage. Courage to want to see what's outside of your comfort zone. Unfortunatly, mine may be shrinking.

Michaele said...

Oh my gosh! My kids do that same thing. The sprinkler, not the squirrel. hehe

Jane said...

I want my life to expand. I really don't know if that would require courage or not,I think it would require more courage if life stayed the same all the time.After all life is about change,without that there is no growth. Blessings jane

Sharon Kirby said...

The squirrel video? Disgusting, but hysterical. My favorite combination!!

And yes, I do think a lot about the "size" of my life. My dad used to always warn me against having "shrunken horizons." I think we have to work harder at staying involved when we get older - it's easier when our children are home - they drag us into activities.

I want my life to expand. It's taking a move in that direction right now. It's terrifying - but it's really, really good. I think courage has a lot to do with it - but so does obedience. Because even though I'm pretty scared, I'm going to do what God's leading me to anyway!

GOD BLESS!

That corgi :) said...

I want to expand, but only with the things that really matter and not get too expanded that it becomes overwhelming, make sense??

loved the deer in the sprinklers; I taught Koda how to drink out sprinklers when we go walking so he can get a drink, LOL :)

hoping you are getting back to the swing of things from your trip!

betty

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