“The little bit you and me might change the world,” Malloy smiled, “It wouldn’t show up until a hundred years after we were dead. We’d never see it, but it’d be there.” ― James Jones, From Here to Eternity 💐 I found these picture of my grandparents from 100 years ago. It reminded me how they survived their troubled times and what lessons can be … Continue reading The Hundred Year Perspective
“The good rising fastball is the best pitch in baseball”. ~ Tom Seaver The 90 by 40 Project is the name Kevin Scobee has given his effort to train himself into throwing a baseball at 90 miles at hour — before he turns 40. That’s like a 40-year-old running a 4:30 mile or a sub-3-hour marathon. There’s a lot that goes into throwing a fastball. … Continue reading The 90 by 40 Project (by Kevin)
“There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven.” ~ Book of Ecclesiastes We’d all probably sign on to this passage of scripture, because life is an ongoing cycle of beginnings and endings and change is our one constancy. But in this perpetual cycle, it is not often clear what season it is. Is it a time to be born … Continue reading To Fail or Succeed
“We yearn for continued existence after death, though we don’t know what to do with ourselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.” ~ Robert W. Funk Hmmmmmmmmmm. When Marsha shared this quote with me it stopped me cold in my tracks. I never thought of the “afterlife” quite in those terms, at least not since I was a kid when I thought the afterlife might be … Continue reading How Would YOU Spend Your Afterlife?
“Joy is the infallible sign of the presence of God.” ― Pierre Teilhard de Chardin ? Now shall I walk Or shall I ride? “Ride”, Pleasure said; “Walk”, Joy replied.?Now what shall I — Stay home or roam? “Roam”, Pleasure said; And Joy — “Stay Home.”?Now shall I dance, Or sit for dreams? “Sit,” answers Joy; “Dance,” Pleasure screams.?Which of ye two Will kindest be? … Continue reading The Kiss of Joy