Category Archives: Devotions

DIG OF THE DAY … Protect the new generation;

DIG OF THE DAY … Protect the new generation; do not let them grow up into emptiness and nothingness, to the avoidance of good hard work, to introspection and analysis without deeds, or to mechanical actions without thought and consideration. … Continue reading

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QUOTE OF THE DAY … “There are worse crimes than burning books…

QUOTE OF THE DAY … “There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.” – Ray Bradbury Image from NeedPix

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DIG OF THE DAY … It is when things go wrong

DIG OF THE DAY … It is when things go wrong, when the good things do not happen, when our prayers seem to have been lost, that God is most present. We do not need the sheltering wings when things … Continue reading

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DIG OF THE DAY … God is not looking for heroic figures

DIG OF THE DAY … God is not looking for heroic figures, wonderful people who captivate others with their charisma. It must have been quite baffling to the educated world when Jesus pronounced, “Blessed are the poor in spirit.” Blessed … Continue reading

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HISTORY OF THE DAY … Kindergarten.

HISTORY OF THE DAY … from the Writer’s Almanac for today, 8/24/20: On this date in 1873, the St. Louis, Missouri, school board authorized the first public kindergarten in the United States. The driving force behind the kindergarten was Susan … Continue reading

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DIG OF THE DAY … THE OLD TOOLS

DIG OF THE DAY … It’s funny: I always imagined when I was a kid that adults had some kind of inner toolbox, full of shiny tools: the saw of discernment, the hammer of wisdom, the sandpaper of patience. But … Continue reading

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QUOTE OF THE DAY … “The enemy often tries to make us attempt

QUOTE OF THE DAY … “The enemy often tries to make us attempt and start many projects so that we will be overwhelmed with too many tasks, and therefore achieve nothing and leave everything unfinished. Sometimes he even suggests the … Continue reading

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QUOTE: “We haven’t the money, so we’ve got to think.”

QUOTE OF THE DAY, from the Writer’s Almanac for today: Today is the birthday of British physicist Ernest Rutherford, born in Brightwater, New Zealand (1871). His parents moved to New Zealand, they said, “to raise a little flax and a … Continue reading

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QUOTES OF THE DAY … Do the difficult things while

QUOTES OF THE DAY … Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step. — Lao Tzu So … what … Continue reading

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QUOTE OF THE DAY … on hard headedness

via Facebook: QUOTE OF THE DAY … from a comment on a FB friends discussion about the hard headedness and hard heartedness of many people today: I find myself quoting Niven and Pournelle often lately. “Think of it as evolution … Continue reading

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