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Give thanks daily for your blessings
“Oh come, let us sing unto the Lord: let us heartily rejoice in the strength of our salvation. Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving: and shew ourselves glad in him with psalms.”
Simplicity without intelligence is sometimes best
“There is a holy mistaken zeal in politics … by persuading others, we convince ourselves.” – Junius, letter 35, 19 December 1769.
Zeal (noun) – enthusiastic, diligent devotion in pursuit of a cause, ideal, or goal: FERVOR.
A woman in the oval office would make real change
“What will not woman, gentle woman dare; when strong affection stirs her spirit up?” quote by Robert Southey, Poet Laureate of England during the mid-1800s
Mamas don’t let your babies grow up to be – president?
“I would rather be right than be president.”
Seeing my way to thank local optometrist, staff
For double the vision my eyes do see, and a double vision is always with me
This week’s column was supposed to be about the Wednesday night debate between “you Know Who” and “What’s His Name,” but as I became enmeshed in the “conversation” of the two men, neither with whom I am in perfect (or even a small bit) union, I decided that it was an infertile field in which to dig my political plow.
Couldn’t take my eyes off Andy Williams
“The legend of an epic hour …”
Keeping up with Mineral Wells via the e-edition
Not long ago, I noticed that there was an e-edition of the Index and I was a bit intrigued, but not too curious. I wasn’t sure that it was something for me, because I only use my computer for keeping up with friends and folks on Hotmail.
World events a signal of the final event?
Reading the daily news or watching television these days is like watching the world around us unravel. Society has become like an old, worn-out garment – frayed at the seams and ill-fitting for those trying to live a productive, yet simple lifestyle.
9-11 left a lifetime bonds and memories
In Shakespeare’s “Macbeth,” his main character says to the doctor: “Canst thou not minister to a mind … pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow … and with some sweet antidote cleanse the bosom of that perilous stuff which weighs upon the heart?”
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