Join Free! | Login    
   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!


Featured Authors:  Diana Perkins, iDonald Beaulieu, iAndrew Updegrove, iAmy Sellers, iDanae Wilkin, iDeborah Frontiera, iKaylin, i

  Home > Relationships > Articles Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Larry D Matthews

· + Follow Me
· Contact Me
· Success story
· Articles
· Poetry
· Stories
· Blog
· Messages
· 165 Titles
· 563 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
Member Since: Oct, 2005


Subscribe to the Larry D Matthews Newsletter. Enter your name and email below and click "sign me up!"
Larry D Matthews, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.

Featured Book
Mob City: Reno
by Al Moe

The growth of the Mob in the casino city of Reno, Nevada...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Good People and Bad People
by Larry D Matthews   
Rated "G" by the Author.
Last edited: Sunday, April 10, 2011
Posted: Sunday, April 10, 2011

  Print   Save    Follow    Share 

Recent articles by
Larry D Matthews

• The Women In Our Lives
• Merry Christmas Everybody
• A Relationship
• Seasons Come and Go an Unusal Comparison
• Are You Having Trouble Believing In God ?
• Do You Know What You Are Eating ?
• Is There A God
           >> View all

appreciation is the greatest human want.

Good People and Bad People

As we travel through this journey called life our paths cross with any number of people. Some are true blessings in our lives and some are not. Some relationships start off great and turn sour along the way. Most of us have experienced this through out our lives. Running a small business you meet and deal with a lot of people including customers, suppliers, employees and of course government employees.

I believe it is important to try and put the bad experiences behind you and focus on the good experiences. That is not always easy but as much as therapy for me by writing this article and to benefit my readers I would like to tell you in a series of articles about some of the good people in my life. I apologise if I embarrass anyone but I believe good honest everyday people should be singled out as examples for us all.

This article is about a wonderful couple my wife and I are lucky to call our friends. I first met the wife when I bought a business where she was employed as the manager. I later met her husband and watched as together they struggled while he overcame two terrible bouts with cancer. I have witnessed the commitment they have to each other and the willingness they have to help anyone in need. They are both retired now and spend most of their days doing something to help someone they care for. I know they are the last people who would want me to single them out for any kind of recognition. One of the mistakes I have made over my life is not letting someone know how much I appreciate them. I just went this year to two funerals W (JR) Sanford’s and John Whidden’s both wonderful men . Both school teachers who worked for me over the years and both men who always treated me with the greatest of respect. That respect was mutual and I would give anything to sit down with them and tell them how much I thought of them and respected them. Just good people. If this article accomplishes any thing let it compel you to tell someone how much you appreciate having them in your life. You know it is said appreciation is the greatest human want. The reason for that is because it is so rare.

Oh yes and you are probably wondering who the couple is that my wife and I appreciate so much. Well I’ve decided not to tell you because I know in my heart they wouldn’t want me to. They wouldn’t want to be singled out. They will read this and know how much we appreciate and love them. I have to go because I have a lot of people I appreciate and I really do not want to go to another funeral feeling guilty.


Web Site: Luke's Poetry

Reader Reviews for "Good People and Bad People"

Want to review or comment on this article?
Click here to login!

Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!

Reviewed by - - - - - TRASK 4/10/2011
Word Simply Is GRATITUDE...

Popular Relationships Articles
  1. George Raft Helps I Love Lucy's Lucille Ba
  2. 'Perfect Partner' Mentality – Common Cause
  3. Are There Still Differences Between Male a
  4. Why Jimmy Fallon Lost Nicole Kidman
  5. Are You Sex-Starved?
  6. The Sacred Man
  7. Do You Understand Emotional Intelligence?
  8. Seniors with Seniors
  9. How to Grow Old Together
  10. Dear Dr. Romance: Can short guys date?

The Commuter Marriage: Keep Your Relationship Close While You’re Far by Tina Tessina

Your marriage vows may have said, “'til death do us part” but no one said anything about what happens when career, circumstances, or a child or family member with a problem makes i..  
BookAds by Silver, Gold and Platinum Members

Runaways, America's Lost Youth By Maryanne Raphael & Jenifer Wolf by Maryanne Raphael

Runaways is a nonfiction study of a million teenagers who ran away from home. By focusing on the problems of 9 runaways it reveals the situation in an all too real way...  
BookAds by Silver, Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us

Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.