Archive for August 15th, 2009

“Health Care” –

on the wrong lips translates

Unhealthy Un-care

The prophet Isaiah gave a woe to  

“them that call evil good and good evil…” 5.20

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He had a sincere long-term doubt.

Did the stone roll?  Did Christ come out?

He saw the print of the nails,

Faith works  –  after doubt fails.

Friend, you too can turn about.  Joh 20.27

                – eab, 3/3/05

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The Bible

Within this awful volume lies
The mystery of mysteries:
Happiest they of human race,
To whom their God has given grace
To read, to fear, to hope, to pray,
To lift the latch, to force the way;
But better had they ne’er been born,
Who read to doubt, or read to scorn.


Walter Scott, Sir was born this date, 8/15/1771 in Edinburgh, Scotland.  He is well known as the author of Ivanhoe.  He  also wrote Rob Roy, and Quentin Durward

and “The Lady in the Lake.”  Scott died 9/21/1832.

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