Category Archives: Other Quotes

Follow the Light #mlk

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. -Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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#WednesdayWisdom, Swedenborg & Linnaeus

Today is the anniversary of Carl Linnaeus’ death, in 1778, the botanist responsible for the scientific naming convention, binomial nomenclature. Linnaeus was Emanuel Swedenborg’s cousin by marriage. “Neither Linnaeus nor Swedenborg sensed any contradiction between their early modern world-view and … Continue reading

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Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night is a festival in some Christian churches that marks the coming of the Epiphany, the day when the magi were said to have visited the Christ child. Depending on when you start counting (i.e., Christmas Day or December … Continue reading

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#GreetingCardWisdom #FridayFeeling

“Prayer changes things.  It quiets us down and opens us up to that still, small voice inside.  Prayer takes the desires of our hearts and lifts them to a loving, listening God. And before we even say “Amen,” prayer graces … Continue reading

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Hope

You are an unrepeatable miracle. ~Diane Roger As we live through this first week of Advent, we ponder its theme: Hope. Today, we remember the tragedy in Pearl Harbor when so many of our servicemen and women were killed, many … Continue reading

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Leave the #Rest, #Weekend Thoughts

The statement, “Take what you need and leave the rest,” is frequently quoted in addiction therapy, since not everything in treatment program tenets will mesh with one’s worldview.  Some things will make sense, however, and help people on their way … Continue reading

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God’s Peace in a Troubled World

Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.” ~~ Psalm 91, 1-16 … Continue reading

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