Saturday, September 30, 2006


4Kyrie eleison, down the road that I must travel,
Kyrie eleison, through the darkness of the night,
Kyrie eleison, where I'm going will you follow?
Kyrie eleison, on a highway in the light.

-refrain from #1 hit "Kyrie" by Mr. Mister in March, 1986.
"Kyrie eleison" is from the Greek for "Lord, have mercy."
Today Kyrie Anna Ruth Howard turns 18!

Friday, September 29, 2006


4Once a man is united to God, how could he not
live forever? Once a man is separated from God,
what can he do but wither and die?

-C. S. Lewis

Thursday, September 28, 2006

chalice (turns sixteen)

4Dancing is poetry with arms and legs.

-Charles Baudelaire

Wednesday, September 27, 2006


4Either write something worth reading
or do something worth writing.

-Benjamin Franklin

Tuesday, September 26, 2006

palindrome (same forward and backward)

4Are we not drawn onward we few,
drawn onward to new era?


Monday, September 25, 2006


4With money in your pocket you are wise, and you are handsome, and you sing well too.

-Yiddish proverb

Sunday, September 24, 2006

He who did not spare his own Son
but gave him up for us all,
how will he not also with him
graciously give us all things?

-Romans 8:32

Saturday, September 23, 2006


4I don't like cut-and-dried sermons. No, when I hear a man preach I like to see him act as if he were fighting bees.

-Abraham Lincoln

Friday, September 22, 2006


4Summer's lease hath all too short a date.


Thursday, September 21, 2006


4To be content with what one has is the greatest and truest of riches.


Wednesday, September 20, 2006


4Get men converted, and a thousand foolish ideas are destroyed.

-Charles Spurgeon

Tuesday, September 19, 2006


4In character, in manner, in style, in all things the supreme excellence is simplicity.

-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Monday, September 18, 2006

go figure

4Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.

-Wallace Stevens

Sunday, September 17, 2006

We demolish arguments
and every pretension
which sets itself up
against the knowledge of God.

-2 Corinthians 10:5

Saturday, September 16, 2006

open shut

4The object of opening the mind, as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid.

-G. K. Chesterton

Friday, September 15, 2006

can't touch this

4Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.

-Thomas Edison

Thursday, September 14, 2006


4A joyful and pleasant thing it is to be grateful.

-Book of Common Prayer

Wednesday, September 13, 2006


4We must be emptied of that which fills us, that we may be filled with that of which we are empty.


Tuesday, September 12, 2006


4There's no limit to how complicated things can get, on account of one thing always leading to another.

-E. B. White

Monday, September 11, 2006


4It's God's responsibility to punish Osama bin Laden. It's our responsibility to arrange the meeting.

-Wayne Newton

Sunday, September 10, 2006

Exhort one another daily,
while it is still called "today,"
lest any of you be hardened
by the deceitfulness of sin.

-Hebrews 3:13

Saturday, September 09, 2006


4A prudent question is one half of wisdom.

-Sir Francis Bacon

Friday, September 08, 2006


4I suppose half of writing is overcoming the revulsion you feel when you sit down to it.

-Flannery O'Connor

Thursday, September 07, 2006


4A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.

-Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wednesday, September 06, 2006


4Today we're going to visit the world's ten most venomous snakes. Conveniently they're all located right here in Australia.

-Steve Irwin (The Crocodile Hunter)

Tuesday, September 05, 2006


4Sometimes I lie awake at night and I ask, "Where have I gone wrong?" Then a little voice says to me, "This is going to take more than one night."

-Charlie Brown

Monday, September 04, 2006


4God creates out of nothing. Wonderful you say. Yes to be sure, but he does what is still more wonderful: he makes saints out of sinners.

-Soren Kierkegaard

Sunday, September 03, 2006

Jesus replied,
"Are you not in error
because you do not
know the Scriptures
or the power of God?"

-Mark 12:24

Saturday, September 02, 2006


4Love me when I least deserve it, because that's when I really need it.

-Swedish Proverb

Friday, September 01, 2006


4I figure you have about the same chance of winning the lottery whether you play or not.

-Fran Leibowitz