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Archive for August 12th, 2011

devil wants to make minor differences

 

appear major

 

and huge differences

 

seem small. 

– eab, 6/17/11

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Something seems attractive about ole gold,

It is dug, it is worked, it’s panned, it’s sold.

Many folks wear it, all over the place;

On their fingers, middle toe, on their face.

But don’t let gold capture your heart or hand,

Be “born-a-new” and in heaven’s true land,

Gold is so low you’ll walk on it on high.

Let values be judged by the “bye-n-bye.”

                – eab, 8/11/06

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Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind. – James Russell Lowell (exact source unknown)

Children are God’s Apostles, sent forth, day by day, to preach of love, and hope, and peace. – James Russell Lowell (exact source unknown)

Compromise makes a good umbrella, but a poor roof; it is temporary expedient, often wise in party politics, almost sure to be unwise in statesmanship. – James Russell Lowell (exact source unknown)

Creativity is not the finding of a thing, but the making something out of it after it is found.             – James Russell Lowell (exact source unknown)

James Russell Lowell died this date,8/12/1891, atCambridge,Massachusetts, where he was born2/22/1819).  He was both a Poet and a Statesman.

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