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“I knelt and started to pray and prayed for everybody I thought of”

Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises: I knelt and started to pray and prayed for everybody I thought of, Brett and Mike and Bill and Robert Cohn and myself, and all the bullfighters, separately for the ones I liked, and lumping all the rest, then I prayed for myself again,

"There will be no emotions except fear, rage, triumph, and self-abasement"

Do you begin to see, then, what kind of world we are creating? It is the exact opposite of the stupid hedonistic Utopias that the old reformers imagined. A world of fear and treachery and torment, a world of trampling and being trampled upon, a world which will grow not

When Marco Polo came at last to Cathay

“When Marco Polo came at last to Cathay, seven hundred years ago, did he not feel — and did his heart not falter as he realized — that this great and splendid capital of an empire had had its being all the years of his life and far longer, and that he

“Human nature is like a drunk peasant. Lift him into the saddle on one side, over he topples on the other side”

Source » –Martin Luther Watching current events unfold, hardly a week goes by when I’m not reminded of this 500 year-old observation from Luther.

“We must not be snobs or snobs about snobs.”

“We must not be snobs or snobs about snobs.” Wisdom from Hidden Christmas by Tim Keller: Here’s the challenge, though: We need Christians everywhere. That includes centers of power, where people of influence, talent, wealth, and beauty reside. But everything about Christmas teaches us not to have our heads

Pray for “for all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, Godly and dignified in every way.”

Pray for “for all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, Godly and dignified in every way.” –1 Timothy 2:2

“The war creates no absolutely new situation: it simply aggravates the permanent human situation so that we can no longer ignore it”

“The war creates no absolutely new situation: it simply aggravates the permanent human situation so that we can no longer ignore it” C.S. Lewis on the pursuit of culture and learning under all circumstances: I think it important to try to see the present calamity in a true perspective,

“There are no gradations in the image of God”

Source » Martin Luther King, Jr.: You see, the founding fathers were really influenced by the Bible. The whole concept of the imago dei, as it is expressed in Latin, the “image of God,” is the idea that all men have something within them that God injected. Not that they have
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