#1 The best way to avoid a nose bleed is to keep out of other people’s business. Reflection How many have got into trouble for being nosey or prying into others’ affairs with unwholesome intentions?
# 2 The best way to avoid trouble is to breathe through your nose. It keeps your mouth shut. Reflection Beware of our Speech. Wrong Speech can cause much harm. Sometimes Silence is golden.
#3 The best way to cut down on your partner’s spending is to hide his or her credit cards. Reflection In a materialistic world today, how many spendthrifts have suffered through foolish spending?
# 4 The best way to find missing relatives is to get rich. Reflection How many relatives or friends value us for what we are or for what we have?
# 5 The best way to lose weight is to eat only what you don’t like. Reflection Sometimes we have to do the things we ought to and not the things we like.
# 6 The best way to remember your wife’s birthday is to forget it once! Reflection How many times have our memory lapse got us into real trouble? Be mindful!
# 7 Never argue with a fool. Onlookers may not know which is which. Reflection Anyone who loses his cool in an argument can exhibit the most foolish body language.
# 8 Never hit a man when he’s down. He might get up and hit you back. Reflection Force or aggression is not the answer to resolve a problem. It can bring much pain to all parties.
# 9 Never let a fool kiss you or a kiss fool you. Reflection How many people have been conned by the ‘sweet’ deceptive ways of others?
# 10 Never start drinking when you get up in the morning. Get dressed first. Reflection Beware of intoxication. It can make a person do the most stupid things.
# 11 Don’t forget that today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday. Reflection Why worry over anything? If we can do something about it, why worry? If we can’t do anything about it, why worry?
It’s 2 a.m.! # 12 The best way to meet a neighbor is to play your TV set too loud at 2 a.m. # 12 The best way to meet a neighbor is to play your TV set too loud at 2 a.m. Reflection : Have self-centeredness and inconsideration become more prevalent today?
# 13 The best way to entertain some people is to sit down and listen. Reflection Many egoistic ones have no patience to listen. The only time they listen is when they are talking.
# 14 The best way to get a lot of undivided attention is to make a mistake. Reflection Beware! We can become the talk and focus of others through our foolish and unskillful actions.
The End LIFE…watch with attention, observe, learn, understand Then we will be on the way to Blissful Land With Metta, Bro. Oh Teik Bin