logging in or signing up I am 66 and I am tired. xiby Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Let's Connect Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 793 Category: News & Reports.. License: All Rights Reserved Like it (1) Dislike it (0) Added: April 29, 2011 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 1 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript PowerPoint Presentation: We never learn PowerPoint Presentation: I'm 66. I've worked, hard, since I was 18 . I didn't inherit my job or my income, and I worked to get where I am. Despite some health challenges, I still put in 40 to 50 -hour weeks. Given the economy, there's no actual retirement in sight although I call myself a pensioner… but now I'm tired. Very tired.. PowerPoint Presentation: I'm tired of being told that I have to "spread the wealth" to people who don't have my work ethic. I'm tired of being told the government will take the money I earned, by force if necessary, and give it to people too lazy to earn it. PowerPoint Presentation: I'm tired of being told that drug addicts have a disease, and I must help support and treat them, and pay for the damage they do. Did a giant germ rush out of a dark alley, grab them, and stuff white powder up their noses while they tried to fight it off? PowerPoint Presentation: I'm tired of hearing wealthy athletes, entertainers and politicians of both parties talking about innocent mistakes, stupid mistakes or youthful mistakes, when we all know they think their only mistake was getting caught. I'm tired of people with a sense of entitlement, rich or poor. PowerPoint Presentation: I'm real tired of people who don't take responsibility for their lives and actions. I'm tired of hearing them blame the government, or discrimination or big-whatever for their problems. PowerPoint Presentation: I'm tired of spineless politicians who lack the courage, fortitude and character to see today’s difficult tasks through. I am tired of the hypocrisy of these politicians who want to rewrite history when the going gets tough. PowerPoint Presentation: I am tired of civil or "intrastate" wars, fueled as much by racial, ethnic, or religious animosities as by ideological fervor where most victims are civilians. PowerPoint Presentation: I'm tired of poverty and suffering where the world agenda is dominated by children who make their living on streets collecting trash, who spend freezing nights out on the streets and have dangerous jobs in return for which they receive little money, risking their lives. PowerPoint Presentation: I am tired of violence and male chauvinism, where girls from poor countries are often ill-treated or abandoned by their families or their husbands, which in turn induces them to prostitution. PowerPoint Presentation: I am tired of hearing the same laments after a tragedy, a loss or disappointment that there are lots of things in this life that are hard to understand and that the hardest of all is God. We’ll still have disappointments and rejection, illness and sadness, evil and mischief. We’ll still have to face failure, possibly tragedy. Faith in God won’t take away the darkness. But what faith in God will do is to free us from the fear that the darkness will destroy the value and meaning of our lives. PowerPoint Presentation: Yes, I'm damn tired... But I'm also glad to be 66. Because, mostly, I'm not going to have to see the world these people are making. I'm just sorry for my grandchildren... You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.