Laughter…CURE FOR THE COMMON OLD! A Cheerful heart is good medicine… Proverbs 17:22 This meme features my Mom at age ninety, celebrating her and Dad’s 71st anniversary, exchanging memories with an old friend. Mom passed the following year. I crafted this phrase just before the end of the year. It is notable in light of…
When your arguments FAIL don’t let emotions PREVAIL!
My wife and I have nearly completed the eleven seasons of the Netflix offered “Frasier” sitcom that spanned from 1993 to 2004. I never tire of viewing the series! Despite Frasier’s penchant for high society dining venues, I caught this rare scene of his depressed eating behavior in one episode. This triggered the realization that…
DOES A TRADE WAR TARIFFY YOU?
FAUX-ment (verb): Sinister, intentional attempt to instigate and stir up a violent political sentiment utilizing false and/or hyperbolic statements. August 22, 2017
Lord, help me see what I need before I need what I see! For the world offers only a craving for physical pleasure, a craving for everything we see, and pride in our achievements and possessions. These are not from the Father, but are from this world. 1 John 2:16, New Living Translation (NLT)
JOY is BEING God’s possession! Happiness is having possessions. WhittledWord for 4/15/2015
REFLECT on the idiom “He who hesitates is lost” wherein I exchange the word “lost” for “bossed.” “One who cannot come to a decision will suffer for it, as in I couldn’t make up my mind, and now the offer has expired—he who hesitates is lost.” Although the idea is undoubtedly older, the present wording…
“Jumping to the wrong CONCLUSION” is not right, but the LEFT “Trumping to the wrong COLLUSION” is WRONG!
Help me SEE what You SAY before I SAY what I SEE! So we don’t look at the troubles we can see now; rather, we fix our gaze on things that cannot be seen. For the things we see now will soon be gone, but the things we cannot see will last forever. 2 Corinthians…
I’m finally smart enough to know just how stupid I can be! Pride goes before destruction, And a haughty spirit before a fall. Proverbs 16:18 NKJV Authored 12/22/2011
Truth Learned INFORMS; Truth Lived TRANSFORMS. But prove yourselves doers of the word, and not merely hearers who delude themselves. James 1:22, NASB Authored 2015
FAUXNY (FO-nee): Mercenary hired to influence political consensus by spreading a false narrative. For example, craigslist has run an ad for “actors” needed in Charlottesville. One eyewitness insisted that so-called “opposing parties” came off the same bus. There is mounting evidence that the public discourse is being co-opted by paid “persuaders.”
The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left. Ecclesiastes 10:2, New International Version (NIV)