Today, 143 years after the first Memorial Day, we honor those that died in the defense of our country, and once again—as President Lincoln so eloquently said five years before Memorial Day was even recognized—”…we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain, that this nation under God shall have a new birth of freedom, and that government of the people,...
A little fun for today:
Bill Conrad, a public school teacher, was arrested today at John F. Kennedy International airport as he attempted to board a flight while in possession of a ruler, a protractor, a compass, a slide-rule and a calculator. At a morning press conference, Attorney General Eric Holder said he believes the man is a member of the notorious Al-Gebra movement. He did not identify the man, who has been...
You should always have a backup plan. Never go on a date or plan anything without a backup plan, even if it is reading a book. Winning means planning for other people’s shortfalls.
How winning used to be
I remember sports, when you used to have to win to get a trophy… —Pastor Jeff
If a man’s from Texas, he’ll tell you. If he’s not, why embarrass him by asking? What Texans can dream, Texans can do.
Pianos and Cathedrals
I am the pianist at Christ Church Spitafields, a gorgeous monument to the work of Christians a hundred years ago. It was after this last Sunday that I got one of the most memorable compliments that I have ever received. A guy came up after the service and commented on my playing and said it was as if the notes that I had chosen were “drops of joy.” I didn’t know how to respond, other than to...
The successful always has a number of projects planned, to which he looks...– Mark Caine
Now I lay me down to sleep, one less terrorist this world does keep. With all my heart I give my thanks, to those in uniform regardless of ranks. You serve our country and serve it well, with humble hearts your stories tell. So as I rest my weary eyes, while freedom rings, our flag still flies. You give your all, do what you must, with God we live and God we trust. Amen. God Bless us ALL!