Monthly Archives: December 2010

I can, I did

“Did is a word of achievement Won’t is a word of defeat Might is a word of bereavement    Can’t is a word of defeat Ought is a word of duty Try is a word each hour Will is a … Continue reading

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The Longer I Live …

“The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life. Attitude, to me, is more important than facts. It is more important than the past, the education, the money, than circumstances, than failure, than successes, than … Continue reading

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The Limit of Words

Over time I have collected a number of quotes that remind how wonderful life is when I am feeling overwhelmed or depressed or simply feeling sorry for myself. Sometimes I read these quotes just because I am feeling truly grateful … Continue reading

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Oh you Gotta Have Friends!

“Gratitude preserves old friendships, and procures new.” Bette Midler sang the song Friends ~ “Cause you got to have friends That’s right friends Friends,….I gotta see my, I gotta see my I gotta see all of my friends, friends Friends, … Continue reading

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Today

“For today and its blessings, I owe the world an attitude of gratitude.” ~ unknown “This is the day that the Lord has made;” ~ Psalm 118:24 let us rejoice and be glad in it.

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Let’s Say Thanks!

Three simple steps to wishing a soldier a Merry Christmas! go to this web site, http://www.LetsSayThanks.com pick out a card select your message! Xerox will print it and make sure it is sent to a soldier that is currently serving … Continue reading

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A Fireman’s Christmas

In a small southern town there was a “Nativity Scene” that showed great skill and talent had gone into creating it. One small feature bothered me. The three wise men were wearing firemen’s helmets.  Totally unable to come up with … Continue reading

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Thank You

“Christmas began in the heart of God. It is complete only when it reaches the heart of man.”

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An Advent Examination

By . . . Edward Hays, A Pilgrim’s Almanac, p. 196 “Advent is the perfect time to clear and prepare the Way. Advent is a winter training camp for those who desire peace. By reflection and prayer, by reading and meditation, … Continue reading

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A Christmas Carol

Galaxies of stars collide, Within this baby’s gentle smile The universe it comprehends, All propositions reconcile. All languages articulate, Upon this tiny wordless tongue No ciphers, arcane alphabets, Nor futures musics lie unsung. Empires crumble into dust, Within this feeble … Continue reading

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