Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team
The Lounge  | Champions  | The Wire |  Schedule |  Audio  |  Arcade  |  The Top Ten  |  Historical  |  Email  |  Video

These Are The Good Ole Days


I am sitting here at a public access wireless location and can't help but listen to some of the conversations going on around me. One group of senior citizens is talking about "the good ole days" with a touch of whimsy in their voices. Makes you long for days gone by, right? Not exactly.

Do you feel that your best days have passed you by? If so, why? Usually when I hear people talk about "the good ole days" the talk is centered around experiences they had as youngsters. Maybe they had the strength and mind capacity to accomplish great things, things they can only dream about doing today.

I do not believe that there really is such a thing as "the good ole days." Sure, circumstances of our lives change and not always for the better, but do we have to be ruled by our experiences instead of looking forward to that which lies ahead?

Charles Dickens said, "these are the best of times, these are the worst of times." Truly, if we are honest about it some of "the good ole days" were not really that good. Yes, at one time you were young and possessed a physical strength that any senior citizen would envy. However, do you recall how little your salary was during that time, how you struggled to pay the mortgage, or recall other personal struggles that later in life seem so insignificant? I bet you do!

We all need perspective with our lives, and it often takes a lifetime or a life well lived to be able to appreciate what we have now. The days gone by certainly could have been good for you, but that doesn't mean today cannot be good as well. Unless you have lost the will to live!

Matt Keegan is The Article Writer; please visit his site today: http://www.thearticlewriter.com


MORE RESOURCES:

beIN SPORTS USA Breaking News

Alexis Reveals Chile's Copa America Motivation
beIN SPORTS USA Breaking News
Penalty hero Alexis Sanchez has claimed Chile's belief that drove them to Copa America success stems all the way back to last year's World Cup. The tournament hosts prevailed 4-1 in a penalty shootout against Argentina on Saturday to end their 99-year ...

and more »


Can "Magic Mike XXL" Motivate You To Lose Weight?
KSAL
Can you remember what sparked your motivation the last time you lost weight? That may be a place to start. You've heard of people who have that class reunion or wedding coming up that sparks their weight loss. Do you have an event coming up where ...



New York Post

US finally has chance to put four years of motivation to good use
New York Post
Breaking down the US' record-setting, untouchable defense. From the day the beaten U.S. trudged off the field after the 2011 Women's World Cup final, they used the sting of that defeat as motivation to get back. It drove them through every game, every ...
Japan finds new motivation for World Cup finalABS CBN News

all 3,242 news articles »


Jamaica Observer

Bernard 'Patrick' Lee used difficult life as motivation
Jamaica Observer
This is the second in a new series telling the stories of Jamaicans who used education to overcome poverty. BERNARD 'Patrick' Lee had a tough life growing up in three of Jamaica's toughest inner-city communities -- Majesty Gardens, Sufferers Heights ...



The Daily Star

Saudi saw 'political motivation behind war crimes trial'
The Daily Star
The then Saudi ambassador in Dhaka had stated that the ruling Awami League “is trying to establish one-party politics in Bangladesh.” He included this assessment in a diplomatic cable sent to Riyadh on May 10, 2012. Its embassy in Dhaka made no ...

and more »


Business Insider

No racial motivation in US church fires: official
Business Insider
Washington (AFP) - Fires at six African-American churches in the southern United States do not appear to be linked or racially motivated, officials said. Preliminary investigations point to three of the fires being accidental, with the cause of the ...

and more »


PokerNews.com

Scotty Nguyen Talks Motivation and Legacy
PokerNews.com
Scotty Nguyen has had one of the most decorated careers in poker history. But the legacy he wants to leave behind has nothing to do with bracelets or money. "You call, and it's gonna be all over baby." Scotty Nguyen uttered that iconic quote 17 years ...



Columbus Dispatch

MacFarlane, Lear talk TV history, share motivation
Columbus Dispatch
The Dispatch app features breaking news, sports, weather, videos, movie times, traffic updates, a flight tracker and much more. Download apps for your: *iPad, iPhone & iPod Touch · * Android. By Philip Galanes New York Times News Service • Sunday July ...

and more »


Murfreesboro Post

Motivation the key to adapting to changing circumstances
Murfreesboro Post
The most important thing I learned about adapting to change during this travel opportunity is that people are able to do more than they think they can, especially if they are motivated. I learned this about myself and it applies to everyone else as ...



USA TODAY

LeBron James has secret motivation, apparently so do the Warriors
USA TODAY
So after James' greatness was on display in the Cavs' Game 2 win, he drops a tasty little tidbit in his postgame news conference that has had scribes and fans alike buzzing ever since: LeBron has a secret motivation that's driving him in these playoffs ...
Finding LeBron's Secret MotivationSports On Earth
LeBron James' secret motivation has been revealed, it's an admirable oneCleveland Sun Times
With 2-1 Finals Lead, What's LeBron James' Secret Motivation?Spokane Public Radio

all 7,724 news articles »

Google News


Advertisement



Section Site Map - Submit News - Feedback - Comments - Advertise with Us

Copyright 2006 Luminati Inc. All rights reserved.