Sounds

A ragged jangling cross purpose, no one listens A Cacophony Thoughtfully agree Add depth, color and concord In sweet Harmony Blending with others Many sounds in one purpose Makes great Symphony    ...

Scribbles & Bits 40: Something I rarely do - biography

Okay Pastor Mike; of the genre listed the one I do the least is write in the first person biographical.  So here I offer a story from my ancient history (according to my son when dinosaurs roamed the earth).           As a girl growing up, I...

Snail-mail, e-mail, knee-mail

To go with the title I recently saw this: "I-pad, I-pod, why not I-pray?" and it reminded me of this chain e-mail a friend sent to me a year ago! WHAT HAPPENS IN HEAVEN WHEN WE PRAY?  This is one of the nicest e-mails I have seen and is so...

A few words for friends

What comes to mind when some one says "Thoughts friends"? Well here are a few that come to me when I hear those words! Talented           Heartfelt           Outspoken         Unique            Gallant            Helping    ...

"He is as high a Son of Liberty, as any man in America"

Can anyone tell me of whom John Adams said that in 1774?   He said that of a Scottish Doctor of Divinity who was called in 1768 to come from Scotland to improve a college in the new world that was failing.  He during his tenure at the College of...

I believe Life

With the news that has been published and the news that has been ignored or buried recently, I have thought about what is life and is it precious?  So here are a few things that came to mind! Life is precious and to be treasured even in trials and...

2 good acronyms!

With the National Day of Prayer coming next Thursday, May 2, I thought I'd refresh myself on a couple of aids to prayer in the form we were taught. The first is one many know: Adoration Confession Thanksgiving Supplication While...

The whole of it?

 There is decided lack of the application, respect and desire for the character qualities that are expressed in words that bear the Latin root  - INTEG: whole, complete. Do we give ourselves entirely? Who today takes the time to...

In an "I-Me-My" World

          I wonder why the primary meaning of this word has been virtually ignored but the more demeaning uses are what comes to mind when it is used.  It does an injustice to something that would if it were practiced by people lessen conflict on...

The Secular Church Environmentalist

As we all know that every good church needs a statement of purpose and faith.  The Christians have the Nicene Creed that most subscribe to whether the C of catholic is capitalized or not.  I came across this and thought I'd pass it along as a...

Scribbles & Bits 39: The Flying Fickle Finger of Fate?

            As the world spins it seems centrifugal forces incline the inhabitants to fisticuffs as proper response to the flippant references to preferred foot fetishes.  Oh Fiddlesticks!  We accommodate many things but why must we lose a sense of...

Sunday Soothing: Resolve

Comes a time which we all must face will we or no When character will determine What distresses What baffles What anguish brings What  constrains and confines and tells us no Do we see the path not clearly Do we see...

Today in History

For many of us we will remember the 19th of April 2013 as the day that the nightmare that began on the 15th came to a satisfactory end.  All that is left are formalities and clean-up. But other notable events share the date: 1012 - Aelfheah,...

Different?

From the git-go the word different has been scary.  It has caused great pain and even injustice.  But why?  Fear, jealousy what?  Then I came to see that should we all shed all our differences how boring it would be.  We'd all talk, walk, dress and...

Wishes

As gentle as the puff that sends the seeds As delicate as the wings of these seeds As small as the seed itself As fragile is my wish for Love, Forebearance, Kindness, Understanding, and lastly Peace! ...

The Other Sue's Quotes (17)

Just remember, if the world didn't suck, we'd all fall off.    ~ Unknown I always knew that some of things taught in school were false!  I just didn't think that gravity was one of them.  But it does explain that curious sound that has been...

God is essential to Freedom

Okay atheists settle down, this is not what you think!               Now I don't think there is much disagreement with the statement that power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely.   Also, there is little argument that humans...

Sexy Tuesday: Alliterated Alphabetically

Abandoned angel so Beauteously bountiful. Capricious cupid in Deftly daring deeds. Excitedly erotic is a Flirtatious fairy. Gazebo gamboling with Heartfelt hope. Inciting idealistically Joyous junkets. Kittenish...

Prayer for today

Oh LORD preserve our brothers and sisters who suffered attack.  We seek wisdom in going into tomorrow that we may not sin in your sight.  We beseech your forgiveness for our wrongs and your guidance in healing the wounds, distrust and fear.  Grant...

Scribbles & Bits 38: F words and G words

One Old: F's for Fury Furtive, flatulent factionalists foment frenzy among the feminist and the flabby-minded. Like Formica sanquinea have flummoxed and frustrated freedom's fortunes.  Application to fortitude is fraught with frequent fainting...

Sunday Soothing: Quiet Courage

To stand in strength To face with steadfastness To be assured and in assurance shelter There is a rock that will not move!

Presumptuous?

You say it's none of my business! Perhaps. You protest it is rude! But is it? Or just that you don't want to hear it? It is fun, it makes you feel fine [for a while], it's my right. Yes your choice. But is it good, is it...