Grant, O Lord, that we may begin with holy fasting this campaign of Christian service, so that, as we take up battle against spiritual evils, we may be armed with weapons of self-restraint. 27 more words
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Fifty years ago, I was the manager of a country grain elevator in a small Saskatchewan town. It was a very small town, the only businesses were two grain elevators, two service stations, and a small building containing the town’s café, general store and post office. 379 more words
Hey Jetsons fans. Remember the episode where Elroy gets a movie gig.
Well, if you don’t, here’s how it goes. Elroy gets chosen for a movie part, and papa George is hanging around the set all day trying to help out his son, the director and anybody else who happens to be around. 555 more words
The longer civilization exists, the more it hates itself.
Humans shift from heralding the rise of our species from out the depths of barbarism into an equally self destructive mass of devourers, so unhappy from the wealth of their efforts they twist value into something worth blaming for their misery. 961 more words