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Dec.12/18 – Laziness and poverty are cousins.

“Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep: So shall thy poverty come as one that travelled; and thy want as an armed man.”                 Proverbs … Continue reading

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Nov. 7/18: It’s nice to be important, but it’s more important to be nice. (unknown author)

Where’s our Hope? I looked up the meaning of nice and was surprised to see that in the 13th century it was used to describe foolish, stupid, senseless, careless, among others. Oh yeah, it was a very nice word indeed, … Continue reading

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Oct. 31/18 – A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small package.

“A fool finds no pleasure in understanding but delights in airing his own opinions.”                                                     … Continue reading

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Oct.17 / 18 – A man is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.

“There is that maketh himself rich, yet hath nothing: there is that maketh himself poor, yet hath great riches.”                                           … Continue reading

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Aug.22/18 – Never pass up a chance to keep your mouth shut.

“Even a fool when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.” – Proverbs 17:28 This is something I need to work on consciously, sometimes my mouth is in … Continue reading

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Aug. 1/18 – Your temper is like fire. It gets very destructive when it gets out of control.

“He that hath no rule over his own spirit is like a city that is broken down, and without walls.”                                         … Continue reading

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July 4/18 – Humour is what shock absorbers are to automobiles. – unknown

“A joyful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit dries up the bones.” – Proverbs 17:22 (NAS) Peace to you. B Image: Roses at the Eastern Market in Detroit, Michigan.

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