Don Garlits

Date of Birth: January 14, 1932

Date Submitted: December 20, 2017

Religious Affiliation: Baptist

What is the meaning of life?

The meaning of life is different for each person and I suppose it also depends on what your knowledge about God is in your mind.  I have a very strong relationship with the “Creator”, so my take on life is different from someone who doesn’t have that strong relationship!  So here goes;

We are here on earth for just a very short time, when measured against Eternity.  This is a “classroom” for lack of a better description and more than likely, we chose who we were going to be well before we were born!  It is a learning experience and I live by three very serious rules;

If someone does something bad to you and you respond with something bad, that is forgivable, it would be better if you responded with kindness, but that is tough to do.

If you do something bad to someone that you don’t even know, you got a b problem that will have to be dealt with, soon or later.

But here is the big one, if you do something bad to someone who has helped you, God help you, because you got a real problem!

I remember my Mother saying when I was very young: “Donnie, the mills of the Gods grand slowly, but they grind exceedingly fine”! Truer words have never been spoken, sometimes it takes years to have to pay the price of a wrong, but trust me, you will pay and if the office is bad enough, you will pay dearly!