Sage Sayings #3

Today’s Sage Saying – short, sweet, solid. It describes why I savor quotations. They connect my common life with those of others who have been this way before me…   Great thoughts go best with common duties. – Brooke Foss Westcott (1825)     If...

Mid-Winter Blues and Red-Letter Days

The delights of the holidays are a distant memory and the explosion of spring is a vague hope. Are you in need of something to spark your family’s mood in these bleak mid-winter days?   Perfect timing for a Red-Letter Day!   What are Red-Letter Days? A “red-letter...

Sage Sayings #2

Today’s Sage Saying is perhaps my favorite extra-biblical quote. It’s from A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith.   “Look at everything always as though you were seeing it for the first or last time: Thus is your time on earth filled with glory.” – Betty Smith...

The Shepherd – For the Joy

As I read the Bible, I’m continually searching for what God does and what I’m to do. Ezekiel provides a clear picture of the contrast.  “For thus says the Lord GOD: ‘Behold, I, I myself will search for my sheep and will seek them out. As a shepherd seeks out his flock...

Sage Sayings

I collect old quotations. Wise words left by sages. Why do I gather up words written decades or even centuries ago – like fragments of bread and fish in a basket? Because sometimes they confirm my own thoughts, sometimes they shake my thinking, sometimes they...

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