Tuesday, July 13, 2010

For Your Thoughts

Here are a few quotes for the week:

We catch grace like a man filling up his cup under a waterfall.  Annie Dillard

A critic once asked Eudora Welty to explain the symbolism of a marble cake in one of her stories.  She replied, 'It's a recipe that's been in my family for sometime."

That brought to my mind the one by Robert Frost  when someone asked him about the "miles to go before I sleep" line in Stopping By Woods".  He said, "It just means I want to get the hell home."

No Christian excapes a taste of the wilderness on the way to the promised land.  Evelyn Underhill

My mother always used to say, "The older you get, the better you get.  Unless you're a banana."  Betty White

Television is the only electrical appliance that is most useful when it's turned off.  Fred Rogers (Mr. Rogers)

When you pray, you walk to God; but when you sing, you run to God.  An anonymous Dominican sister

There is nothing more frightening than an active ignorance.  Goethe

Never mistake endurance for hospitality.  Anon.

If at first you don't succeed, welcome to the group.  Anon.

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