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Congress- Then and Now

Hey Kids,

“Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.” – Mark Twain


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Life's Truths

Brevity is the Essence of Memorability : John W. Gardner, Francesca Gardner Reese : "Quotations of Wit and Wisdom"

The Gardners’ “Quotations of Wit and Wisdom” is one of those little books you pick up to be reminded that idiocy, unlike gravity, is not a universal constant. 148 more words



Read a good book lately? In this day and age of sound bites and click-baiting, alternative facts and sketchy news sources, how many of us take the time to read? 60 more words

How Sweet It Is

Sometimes, for me at least, the idea of forgiving someone leaves a bitter taste in my mouth.

Over the years, with help from God, forgiving others isn’t the drawn-out, dreaded process it used to be. 95 more words

Stuff About Spiritual Growth

Promises, Promises

… he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus. (Philippians 1.6)

Mark Twain is known to have said, “I have no problem giving up tobacco. 145 more words


Fake News

While we enjoy frivolities and a plethora of oddities

What we read may be a bluff, yet can it be believable stuff?

What we read may be a niche, yet can it possibly be a glitch? 59 more words


What I've Been Reading, February 2017

It’s been awhile since I did one of these, partly because I’ve been reading more short stories than novels, partly because I’ve been reading A Series of Unfortunate Events… 1,316 more words