Accommodating Life

“How do you know what your life will be like tomorrow? Your life is like the morning fog—it’s here a little while, then it’s gone.” James 4:14 The story is told of a man who went to a toy store to buy something suitable for his young son. He looked high and low for somethingContinue reading “Accommodating Life”

Two O’ Clock in the Morning Poetry, #6

Max Ehrmann (1872-1945) Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible, without surrender, be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen to others, even to the dull and ignorant; they too have their story. Avoid loudContinue reading “Two O’ Clock in the Morning Poetry, #6”

Two O’ Clock in the Morning Poetry, #3

Middle Parts of Fortune, by Frederic Manning “The air was alive with the rush and flutter of wings; it was ripped by screaming shells, hissing like tons of molten metal plunging suddenly into water, there was the blast and concussion of their explosion, men smashed, obliterated in sudden eruptions of earth, rent and strewn in bloodyContinue reading “Two O’ Clock in the Morning Poetry, #3”

Deciding What Makes Up Wisdom

“Often wise sayings fall on barren ground; but a kind word is never ever thrown away.” Sir Arthur Helps There are so many things to grasp. Our own recovery practically insists we grab vital truths. When we latch on them, we must stick to them no matter what. When we lose someone, or even loseContinue reading “Deciding What Makes Up Wisdom”