Category Archives: Quotes

Only 10

  “If there are only Ten Commandments, it means that there are only ten things forbidden; and that means that there are ten million things that are not forbidden.” -G.K Chesterton, AIS, Ch.13  

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Creative Parenting, 101

Sometimes, tough parenting requires that you tell your kids that they need to clean their rooms before they can have a donut, while you sit eating donuts yelling “hurry, they are almost gone!” -Found on Instagram.

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A Test

I am not impressed by money, social status, job title, or what car you drive. I am impressed by the way you treat other living beings, both animals and humans. -Rose Winfold, found on Maria’s Mixing Bowl. This was actually … Continue reading

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Ponder This

“Violence is not necessary to destroy a civilization. Each civilization dies from indifference towards the unique values which created it.” –Nicolás Gómez Dávila,

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“When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But if you listen, you may learn something new.” -Dalai Lama Well, isn’t that a lesson we can ALL learn from? Tomorrow, the long awaited return of “Sunday Pipes!”

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On Maturity

“Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situations that threaten your peace of mind, self-respect, values, morals and self worth.” -unknown

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On Change

“Any change, any loss, does not make us victims. Others can shake you, surprise you, disappoint you, but they can’t prevent you from acting, from taking the situation you’re presented with and moving on” -Blaine Lee

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Just Do It!

“The most difficult thng is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the … Continue reading

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On Children

“ “Because children grow up, we think a child’s purpose is to grow up. But a child’s purpose is to be a child.” -Tom Stoppard

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And Here We Are

And gradually, though no one remembers exactly how it happened, the unthinkable becomes tolerable. And then acceptable. And then legal. And then applaudable. attributed to Joni Eareckson Tada

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