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Blog entry by Doug Scott posted 12-07-2010 01:50 AM 2532 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I hope the blessings have come to you as they have for me this year I have been woodworking for 25 years or more and from 2002 I have been self employed, well this year has been the so far the best year of the career. I have never had as much woodworking lined up ahead of me. A back log of 4 to 6 weeks , I often stop and thank God for the talent and knowledge I have been given, and the customers too.

It has been a fast paced year, taking care of my Aunt, keeping up with all the house hold things, as all you should know that takes up lots of your day. With that it has made the time go by even faster. Before my Mother passed away, she said that the older you get the time goes by faster and faster. I didn’t believe her then, but after experiencing it this year , I do now.!

Knowing that things can pass by as fast, like time ! We need to take a deep breath of air and thank the one responsible. God ! Not only for the breath of air you just took in, but the every Day he he gives us, along with the sacrifice of life he gave. In your fast pace of life we all seem to forget that we have a purpose for being here on Earth. And it’s not to serve ourselves and our needs. So next time you take a breath of air and think you haven’t been doing it right.Turn and thank the one that made it possible for you ! GOD…

-- Doug, Michigan, http://www.furniturebydouglas.com



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DocK16

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#1 posted 12-07-2010 02:56 AM

In tough times like these you truly are blessed.

-- Common sense is so rare anymore when you do see it, it looks like pure genius.

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#2 posted 12-07-2010 03:28 AM

That’s great!
I’m glad you are doing well and that you thank God for it.

-- Emmett, from Georgia

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#3 posted 12-07-2010 03:35 AM

Doug, This is THE best blog on this site or any other. YOU ARE SO RIGHT!!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#4 posted 12-07-2010 03:39 AM

everyday
with
every breath

thanks for the reminder

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#5 posted 12-07-2010 03:45 AM

Doug, I know that I don’t know you personally, but believe me when I tell you that I am exiicted for you. Keep on keepen on, you seem to have your priorities in line. Oh has anyone ever told you that you look like Ray Stevens??? LOL

-- F.Little

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#6 posted 12-07-2010 06:48 AM

Hey Doug- right on. HE is the force behind all that we do so we should do it to best we can- always.
Glad that you are doing well in your woodworking business and remembering to thank God who made it all possible!!!!!!!!
Nice note. Merry Christmas, buddy!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#7 posted 12-08-2010 12:42 AM

GOD BLESS YOU AND YOURS IN THIS HOLIDAY SEASON. WELL PUT, AS DAVID SAID, WITH EVERY BREATH.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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