December 9

DICK BUTKUS DAY

MIND

John Malkovich 1953

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What single thing would improve the quality of your life?

“If one could shut off the modern world and all the information that flows, not necessarily into your brain but at your face, and doesn’t benefit anything or make one better informed.”

*Be John Malkovich and look to improve the quality of your life today. For as long as you can, shut off the modern world of social media. See if you can go all day.

BODY

Dick Butkus 1942

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Butkus did not workout at all during his playing days, can you imagine how unfair it would have been if he would have?

*We are almost to the end of the year. Look in the mirror with your shirt off. Can you imagine what you would look like if you followed 365DOLF every day? Play football today and dominate at linebacker. 

SOUL

Donny Osmond 1957

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“My faith, also really helped me, though for a time, I wondered why my prayers were not being answered.  I have come to know that God gives each of us challenges to overcome, maybe to keep us humble and learn to rely on the love and forgiveness of our Savior, Jesus Christ. It has also become clear to me that a part of the divine plan is to help us grow, to become stronger, which, of course is facilitated by the challenges we face.”

*Use the challenges of today to grow and become stronger. God is giving you these challenges to keep you humble and to rely on the love and forgiveness of your Savior.

MONEY

Lori Greiner 1969

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“In business, there are no “nos.” There is just, “How can I?”

*The old expression – don’t take “no” for an answer. Spin it around and ask “How can I make things work?”

ENTERTAINMENT

Judi Dench 1934 – watch Shakespeare in Love

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*Watch Judi Dench win an Oscar (she’s been nominated 7 times) in Shakespeare in Love.

FOOD

Redd Foxx 1922 –  Sanford and Son Mofongo

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In a Season 2 episode, Fred and Lamont’s new Puerto Rican neighbor, Julio Fuentes invites Lamont over for dinner. Lamont explains to Fred that Julio made “a dish of some stuff that was terrific” in reference to mofongo.

https://www.foodfidelity.com/mofongo-relleno/

*Make this mofongo and wash it down with Fred G. Sanford’s favorite – Ripple.

SNUB – Kurt Angle 1968

Review –

  • Improve the quality of your life
  • Do you even workout?
  • Use challenges to grow and become stronger
  • How can you make it work?
  • Watch Shakespeare in Love
  • Make Sanford and Son Mofongo