Building, giving and receiving nice words

first_imgIt is relatively easier to comfort someone than to practically endure the pain oneself. How do you console a person who has just lost someone very dear to him? Even the best motivating words in the world could sound just a shallow combination of trivial words. ‘It will be alright; my heartfelt condolences; don’t worry everything happens for a reason; Failures are the pillars of success’, etc. are what we usually say to console somebody. It is worth brooding over as to if these words meant anything significant to them. On the contrary, should we then stop saying nice things to cheer somebody up?Life is but a mix of happiness and sadness. Too many precious lives have been destroyed by our inability to manage trying and tiring circumstances. I knew people who tried to drink away their pains and in the process they ceased to exist, but their problems. There are another few lot who tend to run away from life’s challenges in the hope that their problems will disappear. In most cases, the problems only get maximized, if not multiplied, by ignoring it. Be the momentary feeling of loneliness, the acute shortage of funds to meet day’s end, sickness, loss of beloveds, failures and insecurity; it is us and only us who can make it go away. We can choose to face it or be doomed and gloomed.The same way the beautiful words we said to our friends could mean little or nothing instantly, many encouraging words people conveyed to us might sound empty sometimes. But the inner-words from our heart will help heal our wounds.  Spiritual guidance seems to work wonders for many to motivate one-self. I must however agree that in the face of extreme difficulties, our very faith in God at some point seems even questionable. But beyond that, with the passage of time, it becomes evidently clear that there is someone who loves us in spite of everything. To reach to that realisation will however beseech one to just hang in there.I did not want to meet anyone. In the midst of hundreds, I feel like being alone on top of a mountain and every word people told me sounded like an echo reverberating over the vales and hills. I was hell-bent in my belief that nobody and no words could ease my sorrow. But several years down the line, I remember a friend who said, ‘This too shall pass. May God give you the strength to overcome this irreparable loss of yours.’ His words then neither remove my grief nor did it brighten me up but now when I look back, it does feel good to know that there are people who care for you. I’d ask myself will I be able to understand the power of comforting words had nobody condoled my loss?In as much as words might be inadequate to fill the emotional gap when one is down, it will be incorrect to do away with encouraging words altogether. Our kind words may not necessarily cure a wounded heart but it will surely work its worth. When the momentary feeling of enveloping one’s problem passed, the heart rekindles the kind words earlier heard and values the warm feeling of being comforted by people who cared. It does help lighten the burdens and gladdens the mind. In that thought we ought to only be grateful when somebody says nice things to us and we ought to be saying beautiful things to people in their highs and lows.  Let us thence build many positive words within us and spread even more, for given the happenings around us, we will need loads of them to survive in this world. As they say, ‘ kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.’  May beautiful words continue to flow from our lips and nibs.last_img read more

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DIY sports jerseys/gear

first_imgAll Activity tubby34 Forums Home Sports Logos spyboy1 1 3,353 Location:Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada I have made a couple of custom projects. I have not gone so far as to do the sewing myself, but I did come up with the concepts and had these produced.This is a early 90’s Hartford Whalers alternate that never was. At the time they had a blue road and white home set. I found this blank green lace up collar jersey blank and bought the pucky the whale patches separately off of ebay, which at the time was a rare find. I then chose the color pattern for the name and numbers and had it customized. I later found out it was a Plymouth Whalers uncrested jersey. This next one was a blank Ottawa 67’s jersey I had made into an Ottawa Senators throwback barberpole style, complete with the white square on the back for the numbers. Again, I had to locate all the proper patches for the main crest and shoulders off of ebay and even added a memorial patch to the chest to bring it into modern times. I then did an old time version with a Willabee and Ward “1904 Champions” patch. I chose 7 for the “Ottawa Silver Seven”. By johnnysama, March 12, 2012 in Sports Logo News Posted December 26, 2016 867 Share this post Share this post 867 Members Facebook has a group called this:DIY Hockey Sweater/Jersey ArmyThird String Goalie sometimes posts reader submissions.They posted mine:Stingers jersey 1 2,179 posts 70 nash61 Sign in to follow this   Share on other sites 228 johnnysama I made a ’75-76 New York Nets jersey a few years back:2-pack of white vests for £5, about £2’s worth of coloured twill, and some iron-on webbing. Total cost was less than £10, and it took about 2 hours total. Just a quick little project for a rare day off.I hate to pick nits, but the stripes on the old Nets jerseys are supposed to be asymmetrical. The right edge of the wide blue stripe (with the white stars inside) should line up with the seam, not be centered on top of it.Oh, also, if you’re going to make a DIY basketball jersey out of a wifebeater, perhaps you should put Jason Kidd’s name and number on it. Sports Logo News tubby34 Posted August 30, 2012 Link to post Posted March 12, 2012 phutmasterflex 423 415 That Staubach is perfect AND gorgeous. Share on other sites Posted March 12, 2012 Share this post robbman21 Share this post BlueSky 0 70 I bought a unique Blue Jackets jersey a while ago, because it was the only full-sized embroidered Stinger logo I had ever seen. I want to add some white stripes to the jersey, but I can’t decide where. Ideas?Here is a photo of the jersey.And here it is in digital form (ignore the Edge cut, it’s CCM classic) 415 Members Would love to do this but what’s the best way to get the lettering and numerals? Is there a place that does them where you can order and attach yourself? 4,113 posts Sports Logo News I’ve painted and decaled a few helmets for myself  Share on other sites Share this post 0 1,005 Link to post KouPilot Location:Birmingham, UK 199 70 I’ve done some Rochester Red Wings items:1932 home jersey1981 Cal Ripken jersey1988 Steve Finley jersey (signed)1970 Bobby Grich jerseyEarly 1990s jacket 103 Location:West Coast 792 posts Location:Georgia Members Posted March 12, 2012 Share this post Share this post Share this post Members Recommended Posts 103 Share this post 14 1,535 Link to post 1,535 Posted March 12, 2012 Link to post CFL/NPB/MLB/NHL/NFL Fan tubby34 70 Share on other sites BlueSky 70 Old Time Hockey 11,800 posts Look At The Shape I’m In…Talkin’ To The Walls Again Share this post Share on other sites phutmasterflex 1,005 82 70 Share this post Posted March 12, 2012 423 0 Link to post robbman21 228 0 Look At The Shape I’m In…Talkin’ To The Walls Again 0 3,106 posts Posted March 12, 2012 482 Posted August 31, 2012 Posted August 30, 2012 Share on other sites 12,229 posts DIY sports jerseys/gear Share on other sites Link to post 228 greyraven8 228 Favourite Logos:Johnny Canuck, Hartford Whalers, Lady Liberty, Stinger, Pre-Edge London Knights, Philadelphia Eagles, Florida Gators Posted March 12, 2012 I made a ’75-76 New York Nets jersey a few years back:2-pack of white vests for £5, about £2’s worth of coloured twill, and some iron-on webbing. Total cost was less than £10, and it took about 2 hours total. Just a quick little project for a rare day off. Members 228 Members Link to post Link to post 423 robbman21 Discogod Look At The Shape I’m In…Talkin’ To The Walls Again PJBenterprises Share on other sites 70 Someday… Posted August 30, 2012 Members 82 hawk36 Location:Georgia Favourite Logos:Vancouver Canucks current/1980s/90s era, LA Kings purple/gold and Gretzky era, Mariners 80s and current, BC Lions 1980s, and Saskatchewan Roughriders 1970s/80s Followers 0 SportsLogos.Net 3,353 “I see you’re drinking 1%” Share on other sites Posted March 12, 2012 Posted December 28, 2016 lahaye7 robbman21 Share this post Share this post 5,923 posts Link to post This topic is now closed to further replies. 3,106 posts BlueSky Link to post 1,690 posts All Activity Link to post 423 1,535 Posted August 30, 2012 lahaye7 3,353 AndrewG70 70 Share on other sites PJBenterprises 1 Forums Home Share on other sites 0 3,106 posts 228 482 Posted August 30, 2012 Members 103 60 KouPilot Share on other sites Followers 0 Sports Logos Link to post greyraven8 Members 0 I do DIY bobbleheads. I paint over old ones with players in their current gear. Does that count? 70 Share this post 0 1 Share on other sites Link to post 867 423 423 BlueSky Link to post Discogod Well…this is a sore subject with me because making these and – like a dumbass – selling them at my own cost with no profit gained from it got me in a LOT of serious trouble about 5 years ago. I don’t have the pics of the best ones I’ve done, but here’s some samples.1970’s Cowboys Roads2005 Arkansas Razorbacks Darren McFadden1961 Yankees Mantle Sign in to follow this   Super Bowl XXXIX Cedric Cobbs Pat’s jersey. Ironically he was inactive for the game.2009 Saints Brees jersey that I made myself for a Halloween costume.Cobbs, Polomalu that I made for Super Bowl XL, and Brees. johnnysama Share on other sites Yeah, sorry, missed the part about getting in trouble. Bummer. With that said, the older, more generic jerseys it seems to me would be less of a problem since there are no logos etc. on them and any team anywhere could have worn a similar jersey. DIY sports jerseys/gear 0 Share on other sites SportsLogos.Net I made it for a member here on the boards. He has a massive jersey collection and this was one of his whales, and he and I worked really closely on it to get it as close as I possibly could to the on-field jersey from the era, and he was very pleased with it. 60 14 82 Share this post Share on other sites 60 Every now and then, the Uni Watch blog features some people who have made DIY jerseys. I must say, they are quite impressive, all of them.But who amongst us here has tried something similar? I’ve thought about doing something like that, with the 1986/7 Chargers navy blue jerseys. I am a pretty simple guy, and use simple designs for various reasons.So, if you have something you’ve done, or are thinking about making, post it here! 415 83 posts 1,005 0 Share this post Share this post Link to post 199 spyboy1 14 Members 5,835 posts 79 posts 11,800 posts 199 2,179 posts 2 Link to post hawk36 robbman21 767 posts Members Resolutely analogue AndrewG70 I made it for a member here on the boards. He has a massive jersey collection and this was one of his whales, and he and I worked really closely on it to get it as close as I possibly could to the on-field jersey from the era, and he was very pleased with it.Don’t tease me…Seriously, do you take requests? If so, I’d love a quote on one of these:If it’s reasonable cost, I’d take one in black too:Read his post above it, he got in deep trouble making them for others. Posted August 29, 2012 Members Does this count as DIY? I made these for my LSU alum brothers. They have Tulane grads over all the time.  DIY sports jerseys/gear Link to post Link to post 1,712 posts 2 I made it for a member here on the boards. He has a massive jersey collection and this was one of his whales, and he and I worked really closely on it to get it as close as I possibly could to the on-field jersey from the era, and he was very pleased with it.Don’t tease me…Seriously, do you take requests? If so, I’d love a quote on one of these:If it’s reasonable cost, I’d take one in black too: Members nash61 Location:Chelan Seattle robbman21 1 Share on other sites Share on other sites Posted March 12, 2012 0 2,227 posts Members Members tubby34 Location:Washington State Go To Topic Listing Members Members Share this post Members Someday… 482last_img read more

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