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"Piling up material goods cannot... " Jimmy Carter quote

“Piling up material goods cannot fill the emptiness of lives which have no confidence or purpose.”
President Jimmy Carter



I’m sure you’ve all heard or even used the phrase, “I’m saving that for best.” Isn’t it funny we take for granted that we won’t die today or tomorrow? 854 more words

Formality And Conformity

Lessons I Learned from Trunk-or-Treating

For Halloween, my husband and I went to a ward (church) Trunk-or-Treat/soup and chili cook-off activity.  I was hesitant about bringing chili that would probably become cross-contaminated thereby preventing me from enjoying leftovers.   249 more words

Wisdom for the Day

The God-shaped void in every person is actually a vacuum.

Real generosity is doing something nice for someone who will never find it out.

“Things” are the anesthetic satan uses to mask the hopelessness of the lost. 51 more words


The Uses of Archaeology

This is my first post so I’ll keep this short (I think the later ones might be longer as I get more work, and become less informal and more likely to be wordy.) Just as a note, I shift between British and American spellings and usage of the Oxford comma depending on my mood, so if that’s something that bothers you, I apologise in advance. 884 more words

Material Goods

Wisdom for the Day

The closer you are to the target, the easier it is to hit the bullseye.

What if life was really about how much you can give away instead of you much you can get and spend on yourself?  69 more words


365 Poems: August 29th, 2014

Unearthly Things

I find so much importance

in simple material goods.

I mean, it’s what you’re supposed to do as a writer.

You have to find the meaning of life in a pair of shoes… 60 more words