Saturday, December 31, 2011

Why is it that whenever I'm pulling an old 
newspaper apart to start a fire (or whatever)
I always see things I want to read; but when
I sit down to look at a newspaper I can't find
anything of the slightest interest? 

Friday, December 30, 2011

But in the end one needs more
courage to live than to kill himself.

-Albert Camus

Thursday, December 29, 2011

I could gladly and profitably set
myself down and spend all the rest
of my life just with Calvin.

-Karl Barth

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

It's hard to be nostalgic when you
can't remember anything.

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

pablo picasso

Humankind cannot bear very much reality.

-T. S. Eliot

Monday, December 26, 2011

It is well to lie fallow for awhile.

-Martin Tupper

Sunday, December 25, 2011


Jesus Lord at thy birth.

-Silent Night

Saturday, December 24, 2011

O come, let us adore him.

-Latin hymn

Friday, December 23, 2011

Invest ten minutes a day and read the entire
Bible in 2012.  Right now resolve, as a follower
of the Lord Jesus Christ, to be renewed in the spirit
of your mind by daily attending to that which is
breathed out by God and profitable for teaching,
for reproof, for correction, and for training in
righteousness, that the child of God may be
complete, equipped for every good work.

Click here to begin.

Thursday, December 22, 2011

To shorten winter, borrow some
money due in spring.

-W. J. Vogel

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

There's no place like home.

-Dorothy Gale

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

A pleasure is full grown only
when it is remembered.

-C. S. Lewis

Monday, December 19, 2011

tomie depaola

Love all.  Trust a few. 
Do wrong to none.

-William Shakespeare

Sunday, December 18, 2011

vincent van gogh

I believe in Christianity as I believe
that the sun has risen.  Not only
because I see it, but because by it
I see everything else.

-C. S. Lewis

Saturday, December 17, 2011

The whole secret of life is to be
interested in one thing profoundly
and a thousand things well.

-Horace Walpole

Friday, December 16, 2011

I became a journalist partly so that i wouldn't
have to rely on the press for my information.

-Christopher Hitchens
henry siddons mowbray (1858-1928)

Wise men talk because they have
something to say; fools, because
they have to say something.


Thursday, December 15, 2011

Red is the color that
will make me blue.

-Beatles, Yes It Is

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

 giotto di bondone, 1304

This is the story of how we begin
to remember.

-Paul Simon, Under African Skies

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

You're never fully dressed without
a smile.


Monday, December 12, 2011

Hither by thy help I'm come.

-Robert Robertson, Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing

Sunday, December 11, 2011

None can stay His hand
or say to Him, "what have
you done?"

-Daniel 4:35

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Without your love I'd be nowhere
at all; I'd be lost, if not for you.

-George Harrison, If Not For You

Friday, December 09, 2011

I would so live as if I knew that I received
my being only for the benefit of others.


Thursday, December 08, 2011

Even in winter an isolated patch of snow
has a special quality.

-Andy Goldsworthy

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

The greater man, the greater

-Alfred Lord Tennyson

Tuesday, December 06, 2011

william bouguereau

If men were angels, no government
would be necessary.

-James Madison

Monday, December 05, 2011

Cheer up! The worst is yet
to come.

-Philander Johnson

Sunday, December 04, 2011

Clothe yourselves, all of you,
with humility towards one

-1 Peter 5:5

Saturday, December 03, 2011

Never miss a good chance to shut up.

-Will Rogers

Friday, December 02, 2011

mark rothko

It is better to fail in
originality than to
succeed in imitation.

-Herman Melville

Thursday, December 01, 2011

"Be yourself" is about the worst
advice you can give to some people.

-Tom Masson