Silver Linings
  • Jun 28, 2018 7:00 pm
  • 57:31 mins

Winston Churchill once said, “For myself I am an optimist – it does not seem to be much use to be anything else.” It doesn’t do much good to seek out the negative in a situation, which is why this episode is all about looking at the bright side of life and hopefully remind you to look for a silver lining. Drinkin' From My Saucer by Joe Herrington (1:07) A poem underscored with music about being grateful for what you have. Learn more about Joe Herrington by visiting: High School Musical by Slash Coleman (3:19) A guy couldn’t play football because his parents wouldn’t let him, so he decided to paint pictures of football players he liked and play in marching band so he could be close to the field/players. Learn more about Slash Coleman by visiting: Keep on the Sunny Side by David Holt (17:04) An upbeat song reminding us to always look for the positive side of things. Learn more about David Holt by visiting: The Runaway Horse by Odds Bodkin (20:28) Blessings turn out to be curses and vice versa. Learn more about Odds Bodkin by visiting: Mr. Peckinpaw by Rivka Willick (28:38) A young girl meets someone who is missing a finger, but the person is very grateful that all they lost in the accident that caused it was a finger. Learn more about Rivka Willick by visiting: Wave by Anne Shimojima (35:47) A man sacrifices his rice fields by lighting them on fire to quickly warn his village on an impending tsunami. On the bright side, he saved 400 lives. Learn more about Anne Shimojima by visiting: The Monkey & The Donkey by Dianne Ferlatte (43:46) A story about a man who is grateful for the little things he has and feels rich because he has food to eat, a place to sleep, shoes to wear, and hope. Learn more about Dianne Ferlatte by visiting:

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