Source: John Boehner: ‘I did everything possible’ – USATODAY.com. I want to start this post out with a quote from my favorite epistle in the Bible and that is the Book of James My dear brothers and sisters,… Read More
Last week I used a Will Rogers quote to basically say that if you are satisfied you are successful. But just what is satisfaction? The first thought I had was the Rolling Stones song, “I can’t get… Read More
Greek Leaders Reach Deal to Form a New Government – NYTimes.com. This post is not so much about Greece’s problems than it is about forming a new government. Greece, like so many countries before it, is in the… Read More
Those who consider themselves religious and yet do not keep a tight rein on their tongues deceive themselves, and their religion is worthless. Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look… Read More
It greatly saddens me to see the degree of religious malevolence in the world today. I am particularly saddened by the Christian variety; Jesus taught us otherwise. I need to go no further than my Facebook page to see a… Read More
The title of the post is coming out of the mouths of many of our military people since the super committee, like the rest of congress, couldn’t seem to agree with each other on anything. That means across… Read More
I have brought up a new blog at RightBrainScreaming.net . This one will be used to flex my creative muscle. As I mentioned before my right brain which controls creativity has not had much exercise in my life. Being… Read More
A little group of willful men, representing no opinion but their own, have rendered the great government of the United States helpless and contemptible. —Woodrow Wilson 1919 The only difference between then and now is that the group… Read More
Yes, even we seniors should embrace most changes in our lives. For one thing it keeps our times on earth interesting. For another it keeps us out of potentially harmful ruts we tend to get into. Change seems… Read More
Talk about mottos this one sounds like it should take its place beside A chicken in every pot and two cars in every garage”. That one was from the Hoover campaign of 1928. You remember that one; it was… Read More
Is the first amendment dead except for those who control the money?? Here is a new definitions of the Golden Rule “Those who have the gold make the rules”. Sad, Sad….
I have taken this picture probably a dozen times over the last twenty years. It represents an almost perfect symmetry to me.
Here is another post on the words of James, the brother of Jesus. Who is wise and understanding among you? Let them show it by their good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom. … Read More
Money and women are the most sought after and the least known about of any two things we have. -May 20, 1934 Will Rogers Oh Will you sage from the past!! But I guess the mystery of… Read More
Source: Cain: God persuaded me to run for president – USATODAY.com. Looking at the source article you might be expecting me to talk about how God is involved in politics but I won’t go there. God has much… Read More
It looks like the super committee is, like the rest of congress, is in a partisan gridlock. As the cartoon to the right portrays the Republicans have taken a pledge to not put any additional taxes on their super rich… Read More
I kind of doubt it……Will freezer burn ruin the country instead??
Some prefer to call this a weed but there is beauty in everything around us. I found this beauty against a stone wall while visiting Pleasant Hill Shaker Village last week.
“When you are satisfied, you are successful. For that’s all there is to success is satisfaction.” July 29, 1928 Will Rogers I recently visited a place I have been to on about five other visits. I can’t… Read More
According to most Biblical historians the Book of James is one of the earliest letters/epistles written. It is believed to have been written by the brother of Jesus in the year 45AD or so. James was one of… Read More
“The Bible speaks with remarkable frequency of ‘bearing.’ It is capable of expressing the whole work of Jesus Christ in this one word… Therefore, the Bible can also characterize the whole life of the Christian as bearing the… Read More
This is the official kickoff of a new category for me so I thought I would delve into the origin of the title. Here is what I found: Beauty is in the eye of the Beholder This saying… Read More
Course there is one thing about economics and money theories, your theory is always right for it’s never tried. -October 15, 1933 Will Rogers It seems like all the “smart” guys have theories on how to fix… Read More
Here is a picture from our recent visit to Pleasant Hill Shaker Village near Lexington KY. This was our sixth visit there. This Shaker community did a prosperous business in seeds. If you are looking for a quiet… Read More
But every one of us write our own history. If it sounds better the way we want it than the way it might have been why that don’t stop us any more than an amber light. -September 17,… Read More
Why didn’t God write a book or maybe I should say scroll? Of course many of you Christians will mention the Bible. Many Muslims will point to the Koran. Many Jews will say the Koran. But I guess… Read More