Liberty

Greetings:               Henry Wald  Beecher once said, “The real democratic American idea is not that every man shall be on a level with  every other, but that everyone shall have liberty, without hindrances, to be what God made him.”             No one man has more rights than any other. No one man is owed… Read More Liberty

Red Lines

Greetings:               Woke-up turned on the TV to the morning news heard the plane was still missing and they still had only a general idea where it might be. The families of the Chinese victims were demanding answers from the Malaysian government and as bad a job they’ve done in the investigation we all… Read More Red Lines

The Fog of Life

Greetings:               In 1952, a young woman named Florence Chadwick waded into the water off Catalina Island. She intended to be the first woman to swim the 21 miles from the island to the California coast. The water was numbing cold and the fog was so thick she couldn’t see anything in front of… Read More The Fog of Life

Hope

Greetings:               Hope is a word or concept every person embraces in their lives. Hope even includes atheists and the worst criminals imaginable. Defining hope: “Is the confident desire or a feeling that something desirable is about to happen.” Or, “It is an expectation of something, or wish to get or do something to… Read More Hope

Making Our Mark

Greetings:               To make ones mark in the world came from a time when smiths or artisans would brand their creations with their own mark or name distinguishing them from similar goods.             To make our mark we too must become different, we cannot be the same as the rest of the world. Our… Read More Making Our Mark

Rich or Poor

Greetings:               If you want to know how rich you really are, find out what would be left of you tomorrow if you should lose every dollar you own tonight. J.H.Boetcker             In this nation we’re believers creating great wealth for ourselves. We measure our accomplishments by IRA’s, stocks, Commodities, Bonds, and retirement accounts.… Read More Rich or Poor

Two Clocks

Greetings:               The clock of life is wound but once, and no man has the power to tell us when the hands will stop, at late or early hour. Now is the only time you own: live, love, toil with a will; place no faith in tomorrow for the clock may then be still.… Read More Two Clocks

We’re Americans

  Greetings:               Herbert Bayard Swope once wrote, “I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure-which is: Try to please everybody.             We’ve now engaged ourselves in attempting to please the entire nation that much is evident. We’ve increased social programs to the tune of… Read More We’re Americans