Archive for November 25th, 2015


Thanksgiving verse:

Jon 2.9

“But I will sacrifice unto thee with the voice of THANKSGIVING;

I will pay that that I have vowed.

Salvation is of the LORD.”

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“In this country we can get four inches

of ‘partly cloudy.’”

– Marion Harris, retired South Dakota rancher I pastored – referring to the weather, 12/28/95

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Truth is 100%

Truth is 100% – – – or it is nothing!

The higher percentage of truth a lie has mixed with it

the more dangerous it is.

– eab, 11/25/15

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Bronze man standing plum and tall,

To his back, a square, squat, squaw;

On her back, in his round rack

Sat a silent papoose – fat.

These three specimens, native race,

Came on that day face to face,

With Christian man and Christian grace.

– eab, 11/26/69

[1] I assigned my HSBC students (had class ON Thanksgiving Day that year) to write a Thanksgiving poem; this is what I wrote during the time they were writing.

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Musician’s “hell” – all discords and unharmonious

Doctor’s “hell” – all suffering and disease

Architect’s “hell”  – all incongruous and grotesque

Chef’s “hell” – all bad tastes or no tastes

Perfume maker’s “hell” – all sulfur and foul odors

Ecologist’s “hell” – all pollution upon pollutions

Educator’s “hell” – all ignorance and worse.

(These are given to make one think – – – the real Hell will be MUCH worse.)

– eab, 1970’s

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