A glad heart maketh a cheerful countenance… Proverbs 15:13, American Standard Version Can you remember the last time you laughed in wild abandon? Better yet, when was the last time you did something fun, outrageous, or out of the ordinary? Perhaps it is an activity you haven’t done since you were a child, like slip … Continue reading Serendipity …from Daily Wisdom
Remembering Mummy Today
The sickle sword of Assyrian king Adad-nirari I.
The sickle sword of Assyrian king Adad-nirari I.Dates to ca. 1307–1275 B.C., northern Mesopotamia, 54.3 cm long, and made of bronze.This curved sword bears the cuneiform inscription “Palace of Adad-nirari, king of the universe, son of Arik-den-ili, king of Assyria, son of Enlil-nirari, king of Assyria,” indicating that it was the property of the Middle Assyrian king Adad-nirari I … Continue reading The sickle sword of Assyrian king Adad-nirari I.
Ave Maria sung on Street
Anthony Trollope on the Importance of Counting
From the beginning of my literary work, I made it my rule to write an allotted number of pages every day. I arranged a system of work for myself, which I would strongly recommend to those who feel, as I have, that labor, when not made absolutely obligatory by the circumstance, should never be allowed … Continue reading Anthony Trollope on the Importance of Counting
Maisel on choosing
I just read the book What is Art and one hundred other questions by Ernst Billgren, which was great. One of the questions was What should I do? or something similar and then I happened over to DailyOm, as I want to finish reading Overcoming Creative Anxiety by Eric Maisel, PH. D. Psychology but I … Continue reading Maisel on choosing
Lofoten Islands, Norge
from the New York Post Mom and daughter reunited 77 years after adoption By Susannah Cahalan May 11, 2014 | 3:02am Minka Disbrow and her daughter, Ruth "Betty Jane" Lee, whom she gave up for adoption in 1929. Raised by a Lutheran pastor and his wife, Ruth Lee never wanted to learn the identity … Continue reading Mother Love
Unfortunately the caption was slightly cut off – it is from the Lord’s Prayer, and reads Thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven! Definitely tough to lose all of one’s belongings but in the end they all get dispersed anyways as children often don’t care for what you obtained and strangers … Continue reading Tidings
John Kerry on Religious Tolerance
In the U.S. embassy staff in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the first stop on his trip to Africa, Secretary of State John Kerry remarked about "different cross-currents of modernity" and the challenges they present on the African continent. This … time here in Africa …there are a number of different cross-currents of modernity that are coming … Continue reading John Kerry on Religious Tolerance