Serendipity …from Daily Wisdom

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

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.

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

Mother Love

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