Sunday, August 11, 2013

The Bible is the best gift God has ever
given to men.  All the good from the Savior
of the world is communicated to us through
this book.

-Abraham Lincoln

Monday, July 08, 2013

Imagination is more important
than knowledge.

-Albert Einstein

Sunday, July 07, 2013

When sin is your burden,
Christ will be your delight.

-Thomas Watson

Saturday, July 06, 2013

If you bungle raising your children,
I don't think whatever else you do
matters very much.

-Jackie Kennedy

Friday, July 05, 2013


One of the most beautiful qualities
of true friendship is to understand
and to be understood.


Thursday, July 04, 2013


I know.  It's the 4th of July. 
So why am I showing you
this new postage stamp? 
Because I like it.  Go buy
some down at the P. O.
(when they open back up).

Wednesday, July 03, 2013


because you could fly. But they forget the
negative side, which is the preening.

-Jack Handey

Tuesday, July 02, 2013


The jury consists of twelve persons chosen
to decide who has the better lawyer.

-Robert Frost

Monday, July 01, 2013

No day is so bad it can't be
fixed with a nap.

-Carrie Snow

Sunday, June 30, 2013

I rejoice at your word like
one who finds great spoil!

-Psalm 119: 162

Saturday, June 29, 2013

A good lather is half the shave.

-William Hone

Friday, June 28, 2013

Gluttony is not a secret vice.

-Orson Wells

Thursday, June 27, 2013


We are stripped bare by the curse
of plenty.

-Winston Churchill

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Nothing you have not given away
will ever really be yours.

-C. S. Lewis

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

I wear black because I'm comfortable in it.

-Johnny Cash (stamp available down at the P.O.)

Monday, June 24, 2013

The mind is not a vessel to be
filled, but a fire to be kindled.


Sunday, June 23, 2013

For everyone who exalts himself will
be humbled, and he who humbles
himself will be exalted.

-Luke 14:11

Saturday, June 22, 2013

A great artist is a great man
in a great child.

-Victor Hugo

Friday, June 21, 2013

There is nothing more enticing,
disenchanting, and enslaving
than the life at sea.

-Joseph Conrad

Thursday, June 20, 2013

To me, the greatest pleasure of writing is
not what it's about, but the inner music
that words make.

-Truman Capote

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

It's the friends you can call up
at 4am that matter.

-Marlene Dietrich

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

It's a neighborly day in this
beauty wood.

-Fred Rogers

Monday, June 17, 2013

Better by far that you should
forget and smile than remember
and be sad.

-Christina Rossetti

Sunday, June 16, 2013

rembrandt van rijn

But when he came to himself, he said,
"How many of my father's hired servants
have more than enough bread, but I perish
here with hunger!  I will arise and go to my
father, and I will say to him, "Father, I have
sinned against heaven and before you.  I am
no longer worthy to be called your son. 
Treat me as one of your hired servants." 
And he arose and came to his father.

-Luke 15: 17-20

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Habit is stronger than reason.

-George Santayana

Friday, June 14, 2013

The schools aren't what they
used to be and never were.

-Will Rogers

Thursday, June 13, 2013

andy goldsworthy

To say to the painter that Nature is to be
taken as she is, is to say to the player that
he may sit on the piano.

-James Whistler

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Life is hardly more than a fraction
of a second.  Such a little time to
prepare oneself for eternity!

-Paul Gaugin

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Those who stand for
nothing fall for

-Alexander Hamilton

Monday, June 10, 2013

Trouble is the common denominator
of living.  It is the great equalizer.

-Soren Kierkegaard

Sunday, June 09, 2013

It is a poor sermon that gives no offense;
that neither makes the hearer displeased
with himself nor with the preacher.

-George Whitefield

Saturday, June 08, 2013

The one thing that can
solve most of our problems
is dancing.

-James Brown

Friday, June 07, 2013

They always say time changes things,
but you actually have to change them

-Andy Warhol

Thursday, June 06, 2013

I've lost my faith in science.

-Bette Davis

Wednesday, June 05, 2013

A woman can't be alone.  She needs a man. 
A man and a woman support and strengthen
each other.

-Marilyn Monroe

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

I don't read the younger ones. 
I only read the dead.

-Martin Amis

Monday, June 03, 2013

Sometimes I am two people. 
Johnny is the nice one. 
Cash causes all the trouble. 
They fight.

-Johnny Cash

Sunday, June 02, 2013

The happiness of the creature consists
in rejoicing in God, by which also God
is magnified and exalted.

-Jonathan Edwards

Saturday, June 01, 2013

I was trying to daydream, but
my mind kept wandering.

-Steven Wright

Friday, May 31, 2013

The more you reason
the less you create.

-Raymond Chandler

Thursday, May 30, 2013

To be miserable in the present because of
some failure in the past is a sheer waste of
time and energy. That is obvious. That is
common sense.
-D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

jessie wilcox smith

Let parents bequeath to their children not
riches, but the spirit of reverence.


Tuesday, May 28, 2013

sam brown

If you fell down yesterday,
stand up today.

-H. G. Wells

Monday, May 27, 2013

The pain of parting is nothing
to the joy of meeting again.

-Charles Dickens

Sunday, May 26, 2013

First we practice sin,
then defend it, then
boast of it.

-Thomas Manton

Saturday, May 25, 2013

The only way to find true happiness
is to risk being completely cut open.

-Chuck Palahniuk

Friday, May 24, 2013

What is past is prologue.

-William Shakespeare

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Good writing is essentially rewriting. 
I am sure of this.

-Roald Dahl

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Reason nourishes faith,
and faith reason.

-Norman Cousins