Sunday, September 17, 2023

Twelve Thoughts

If you follow an old recipe, do not expect a new dish.

There is evidence of a God perfect in all things except creating beings in His own image.

How can you not be optimistic about a world where armies of little angels, disguised as devils and launched under cover of darkness, keep coming back with candy.

What do you say about a creature who, seeing a lion in the jungle, concludes that he, not the lion, is the one made in the image of God. 

Ever notice how we meateaters prefer to eat animals that eat a healthy vegetable diet?

If you do not believe in miracles, then how exactly can you believe in yourself?

Complexity is what causes your brow to furrow.  Simplicity is what causes your mouth to drop open. 

I don't know that laughter is the best medicine, but, if not, it has wondrously curative side effects.

Man is a creature of pranks whose God has never been pictured laughing.

The secret of a long life is to invite ardor into your heart, also known as ardoring of the hearteries. 

No one ever says, "That's a very good question," and answers it.

If your life were a movie, which Oscar would you most like to win:  best actor or best film? 

Saturday, September 9, 2023


 "You find hope the way you find happiness -- you give it to someone else and borrow a little of it back."

Friday, September 8, 2023

Another Day

 "Another day of being old enough.  Still waiting for the knowing better to kick in." 

Saturday, August 26, 2023

Their Own Private Business

 "If you would find a truly contented person, it would likely be someone no one thinks to envy, who seeks no attention, invites no comparison, whose contentment is their own private business." 

Wednesday, August 23, 2023

Wednesday Whimsy

 "I've come to see life as partly fate, partly free will. The fate part is that our life story is a completed script, handed to us at birth. The free will part is that we get to make the movie."

Monday, August 21, 2023

Observed Along The Way

 "You can be sure that someone who disparages others in your presence disparages you in their presence."

Saturday, July 15, 2023

Serious Advice

"If you're an apple, don't try to be a peach.  It can lead to a life of fruitlessness."