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WITandWISDOM(tm) - January 19, 1998

~~~~~~~ THOUGHTS:

Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul; the blue prints of your ultimate accomplishments. - Napoleon Hill

Shared by Martin Lee


he wife of a missionary in Singapore once asked an elderly man who had become a Christian after living most of his life as a Buddhist: "Mr. Lim, what difference do you find between being a Buddhist and being a Christian?" "That is easy," he answered. "Since I have found Jesus as my Savior. I have such a peace in my heart." - Discover

~~~~~~~ THIS & THAT:

Excerpted from the book "Masquerade: The Amazing Camouflage Deceptions of World War II", by Seymour Reit; Signet, 1980.

An enemy decoy, built in occupied Holland, led to a tale that has been told and retold ever since by veteran Allied pilots. The German "airfield," constructed with meticulous care, was made almost entirely of wood. There were wooden hangars, oil tanks, gun emplacements, trucks, and aircraft.

The Germans took so long in building their wooden decoy that Allied photo experts had more than enough time to observe and report it.

The day finally came when the decoy was finished, down to the last wooden plank. And early the following morning, a lone RAF plane crossed the Channel, came in low, circled the field once, and dropped a large ............... wooden bomb.

Shared by Good, Clean Funnies List gcfl-submit@usa.net


Here's a true story about my father, the missionary. When he was still new to Korea, and still learning the language, the time came for him to preach his first sermon in the Korean language. The main point of his sermon was that Jesus was a teacher. Every time he said the word "teacher" the people in the congregation snickered a little, and were obviously amused with something. After the sermon was over, he walked over to one of the Korean ministers who knew English and asked him why the people had been amused with his sermon. The Pastor then explained that the Korean word for teacher is pronounced "sun-sang". Instead, my father had accidentally used the word "Sang-sun", which means fried fish. - Chris Peterson, mk from Taejon, South Korea....and Kansas City, MO.

~~~~~~~ TRIVIA:

In September, 1996, Singapore -- the tiny country with the world's highest concentration of beepers -- honored its 1 millionth pager user, retiree Tan Kang Sai, with a 22-carat gold-encased pager worth about $2,900 and a free lifetime subscription.

Shared by WhiteBoard News via Keith's Mostly Clean Humor & Weird List ksullivan@worldnet.att.net

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