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Day 1312 – A Neighbor’s Concern – Humor Unplugged
30th January 2020 • Wisdom-Trek © • H. Guthrie Chamberlain, III
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Wisdom-Trek / Creating a Legacy

Welcome to Day 1312 of our Wisdom-Trek, and thank you for joining me.

This is Guthrie Chamberlain, Your Guide to Wisdom

A Neighbor's Concern – Humor Unplugged

Wisdom - the final frontier to true knowledge. Welcome to Wisdom-Trek where our mission is to create a legacy of wisdom, to seek out discernment and insights, and to boldly grow where few have chosen to grow before.

Hello, my friend, I am Guthrie Chamberlain, your captain on our journey to increase wisdom and create a living legacy. Thank you for joining us today as we explore wisdom on our 2nd millennium of podcasts.

This is Day 1312 of our trek, and it is time for our 3-minute mini-trek called Humor Unplugged. Our Thursday podcast will provide a short and clean funny story to help you lighten up and live a rich and satisfying life - something to cheer you and provide a bit a levity in your life.

We are told in Proverbs 15:30, "A cheerful look brings joy to the heart; good news makes for good health." We are also encouraged in Proverbs 17:22, "A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit saps a person’s strength." Consider this your vitamin supplement of cheer for today. So let’s jump right in with today’s funny, which is titled...

A Neighbor’s Concern

Sue and John, who lived next door to their elderly neighbor, Mrs. Goldbaum, always tried to keep an eye out for her to make sure she was okay. After not seeing Mrs. Goldbaum for three days, Sue started to be concerned for her. Knowing that Mrs. Goldbaum was somewhat hard of hearing and didn’t always answer her phone, Sue wasn’t sure how best to check up on her.

After fretting for several hours more, she couldn’t stand it any longer. Sue realized that Mrs. Goldbaum was quite independent, and she didn’t think she needed anyone to check in on her, so Sue devised a plan. Mrs. Goldbaum seemed to really like their six-year-old son, little Johnny, so she decided to send him over to check on her.

Sue asked: “Johnny, would you go next door and see how old Mrs. Goldbaum is?

Johnny said, “Sure, I would love to; she always gives me candy when I go over.

About 30 minutes later, Johnny returned, enjoying the candy bar he was given.

Sue was really anxious to find out, so she met Johnny at the door. “Well, is Mrs. Goldbaum all right?

Johnny said, “Sure, she's fine, except that she's mad at you.

Sue asked, “Mad at me? Whatever for?

Johnny said nonchalantly, “She said its none of your business how old she is.

I hope that brought a smile to your face today. If it did, pass your smile on to someone else; we all could use a good smile. Our Thursday thought is “And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.”

Proverbs 16:31

Gray hair is a crown of glory; it is gained by living a godly life.

As you enjoy these nuggets of humor, please encourage your friends and family to join us and then come along tomorrow for another day of our Wisdom-Trek, Creating a Legacy.

If you would like to listen to any of our past 1311 treks or read the Wisdom Journal, they are all available at  I encourage you to subscribe to Wisdom-Trek on your favorite podcast player, so each day will be downloaded to you automatically.

Thank you so much for allowing me to be your guide, mentor, and, most of all, your friend as I serve you through the Wisdom-Trek podcast and journal.

As we take this trek together, let us always:

  1. Live Abundantly (Fully)
  2. Love Unconditionally
  3. Listen Intentionally
  4. Learn Continuously
  5. Lend to others Generously
  6. Lead with Integrity
  7. Leave a Living Legacy Each Day

I am Guthrie Chamberlain reminding you to Keep Moving Forward, Enjoy Your Journey, and Create a Great Day Everyday! See you tomorrow for Philosophy Friday!