“Call me Ishmael. Some years ago - never mind how long precisely - having little or no money in my purse, and nothing particular to interest me on shore, I thought I would sail about a little and see the watery part of the world.” — Herman Melville, Moby Dick How do you introduce … Continue reading Who are you?
Enjoy this guest post from a good friend. Grown-up tea parties are throwbacks to days when little girls dressed up in their moms’ pretty dresses, put on big-girl lipstick, and drank lemonade from tiny teacups. The big girl variety is… Source: Enjoy A Cup Of Uniqueness
Just wondering - who do atheists thank on Thanksgiving? They don't believe in the God of the Bible or any sort of Intelligent Designer. If everything came into being through chance, there is no reason to thank anyone or anything. So why do they celebrate Thanksgiving? Probably just tradition. Thanksgiving is a great holiday: time … Continue reading Who Do Atheists Thank on Thanksgiving?
Too bad it took me until about age 40 to learn this lesson.
Please enjoy this great post from my friend Dayle . . .
When you’re around babies, it’s easy to dream.
What will they be when they grow up? (I’m still asking myself that question.) What will they enjoy doing? What will they be good at?
Dreaming is the springboard to trying. It’s where we all begin and get past where we are. It’s hope with great potential.
I watched Walter with a heart of compassion, as he zoned out, dreaming of what he might be. Fantasy was his default. Short-circuited by his lack of self-confidence, he endured his job. He was good at what he did–a negative assets manager at Life magazine. His attention to detail, his commitment to excellence in his job weren’t recognized or appreciated by…
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Did you notice the error in the blog headline? I didn’t. This salutation went out on one of my newsletters. I've been proofreading a lot of materials lately and am amazed how much I miss, even after I go through them several times. One of my more humorous episodes was proofreading this newsletter that began … Continue reading Hi, Fiend!
When I was in the Navy, I was stationed in Scotland for two years. So Thursday night I stayed up late to watch the early returns on their vote for independence from the United Kingdom. What I found fascinating was the extraordinary high turnout - nationwide 84.6%. In contrast, the official turnout in the latest … Continue reading Get Out the Vote
Partnership: (n.) a contractual relationship between two or more persons working together for a common purpose. When a person trusts in Jesus, His Holy Spirit comes to live inside that person. God gives us His Spirit so that we can have an intimate relationship with Him and enjoy the marvelous gifts He has for us. … Continue reading A Partnership with God
Before Labor Day I received this notice. I was not sure to whether to be upset that people were thinking about Christmas shopping before Summer was gone or to be grateful for the reminder that I need to finalize my plans for my flight back home for the Holidays before all the good fares are … Continue reading 100 Days to Black Friday
"Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving." Colossians 3:23-23 (NIV)In 1894 the U.S. Congress established our annual Labor Day holiday, … Continue reading Celebrate Labor Day
Pads of paper are sprinkled around my apartment – on my nightstand, in the kitchen and bathroom, next to the phone and my rocking chair. I’ve gotten to that age where if it isn’t written down, it doesn’t exist. So I pen these little reminders – things to do, grocery lists, . . . and … Continue reading Discovery . . . ?