“The louder our world today is, the deeper God seems to remain in silence. Silence is the language of eternity; noise passes.” – Gertrud von Le Fort
A mother asked her small son what he would like for his birthday. “I’d like a little brother,” a boy said.
“Oh my, that’s such a big wish,” said the mother. Why do you want a little brother”? “Well,” said the boy, “there’s only so much I can blame on my dog.”
“Make it a bad moment, not a bad day.” – Katherine Mylius
We have Assisted Listening Devices at our church for those who might not be able to hear the service without them. A few weeks ago I offered one to Mr. L.
He told me that he didn’t need one because he had just bought a new hearing aid, and it cost him $4,000. I asked him, “What kind is it?” He looked at his wrist and said, “About 10:55.”
“Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple.” – Steve Jobs
“Love isn’t blind, it just doesn’t tell all it sees.”
“Forget what hurt you. Never forget what it taught you.” – Shannon Adler
One summer evening, a thirteen-year-old came in while his parents were setting the table for supper. Quite surprisingly, he asked if he could help.
His mother said, “No, but I appreciate your asking.” The child responded, “Well, I appreciate your saying no.”
“Leaders should step back and take a moment to consider and think about this simple question: ‘Would I follow me? Why or why not?'” – Greg Taunt
A bunch of guys were sitting around the office playing poker. “I win!” said Johnson, at which point Henderson threw down his cards.
“That’s it! I’ve had it! Johnson is cheating!” “How can you tell?” Phillips asked. “Those aren’t the cards I dealt him!”