Two days to never worry about

Think a minute…Did you know there are 2 days you never need to worry about? The first day is yesterday. It’s simply impossible to change the past. Yesterday is gone…forever. There is nothing any of us can do to bring it back, especially by worrying about it.

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Do the right thing

Think a minute…Of all the jobs in news and journalism, being a war correspondent is the most dangerous. Some reporters are captured as prisoners, some escape, and some die.

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Create your own luck

Think a minute.Do you know some people who just have all the luck? They seem to get all the breaks.

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Trophies or trash

Think a minute…Recently a successful, famous man told about a surprising gift he received in the mail. It was from his old high school. When he was a teenager his love and passion was tennis.

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Eternal security

Think a minute…Queen Victoria was one of England’s most popular rulers, with the Victorian era being named for her. She was one of the richest, most powerful women in the world.

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The real winners

Think a minute…In a U.S. national spelling contest, an 11-year-old girl was asked to spell a certain word.

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The Devil is in the Details

Think a minute…We’ve heard the expression, “The devil is in the details.” In World War II, General Dwight Eisenhower was the Supreme Commander of the Allied forces who defeated Adolf Hitler and his massive Nazi army.

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Getting fit

Think a minute…Mr. Louis Joline was awarded one of America’s “Fittest Over 50.” At the age of 65, He had completed 61 marathon races.

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True colors

Think a minute…This is a true story about a talented girl named Mary. She was 14-years-old when she started taking singing lessons. Later she traveled from city to city as a performer.

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Silence is golden

Think a minute…The famous scientist Albert Einstein did not always follow social customs. One evening the president of a university hosted a dinner to honor Einstein and give him an award.

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Doing the Damage

Think a Minute…This is a true story about a young Jewish boy named Karl who grew up in Germany.

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Goose or gull?

Think a minute…One of my favorite birds to watch is the beautiful white seagull. It looks so graceful and gentle floating on the soft sea breezes. But looks can be deceiving.

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Good directions

Think a minute…A man from the city was taking a drive out in the country and got lost. He stopped to ask a farmer for directions: “Where’s the main highway to the city?”

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Good directions

Think a minute…A man from the city was taking a drive out in the country and got lost. He stopped to ask a farmer for directions: “Where’s the main highway to the city?”

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The power of positive talking

Think a minute…They say, “Love is blind.” So when a guy’s in love with a girl and he wants his family to like her, do you think he’ll say anything bad about her to his family?

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Family fallout

Think a minute…Today’s world, from its large companies to entire countries, runs on the speed and power of computers. But when the computer breaks down, it causes serious loss, damage, even destruction.

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Get up on the right side

Think a minute…If you are not having a good day, people sometimes humorously say that you “got up on the wrong side of the bed.”

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New location

Think a minute…A Bank in New York City had some flowers sent to another bank that had moved to a new building.

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No pain, no gain

Think a minute…You have heard the saying: “No pain, no gain”. Recently a little boy wrote to God and said: “Dear God, my brother just told me how much it hurt my mom when I was born, but he’s just kidding, right?” Unfortunately not!

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Cool as a corpse

Think a minute…I recently read about a teenage boy who was found hanging from a tree. Next to the tree was a suicide note he had written to his parents.

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Editorial

What freedom of expression is all about

Freedom of expression is one thing. Abusing people and making unfounded allegations under the guise of freedom of expression, especially when the writer is a faceless ghost, is something else.

Letters to the Editor

Lets make a lasting first impression

Dear Editor, Amateurs hope. Professionals work. -Garson Kanin Tourism is definitely an industry that can thrive here in Samoa but it’s going to take some work for it to thrive.

Street Talk

Ruta, 45

What changes in the police ministry are needed?

The Police Commissioner, Fuiavailili Egon Keil has finally returned to work following a long suspension and an appearance in court. Now that he’s resumed his position, Sina Filifilia Sevaaetasi hit the streets of Apia asking the question “Is there a need to have changes in the police force?”

Columns

ANZAC: Lest we forget!

Today, 25 April 2017, marks 102 years since the landing of thousands of Australian and New Zealand troops on the shores of Gallipoli and the birth of the term ANZAC (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps).

Between the Lines

BETWEEN THE LINES

The righteous thing The Ministry of Revenue is not the most popular of government Ministries right now. That’s for sure.

Sunday Reading

Myths and Legends of the Ancient World

The fire burnt low in the hearth but the servant women made no move to add fuel to it.

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