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WITandWISDOM(tm) - October 10, 2005
Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world. For, indeed, that's all who ever have. - Margaret Mead
Source: Carol's Thought for Today, http://users.adelphia.net/~mrs.carol
~~~~~~~ SPECIAL THOUGHTS:
Perhaps you have heard of the man, Arthur Malcolm Stace, who became affectionately known as Mr. Eternity and lived in Australia a few years ago. Early in life he was an alcoholic derelict who, before reaching middle age, was converted through a rescue mission and later himself became a street-corner evangelist.
Shortly after his conversion, he heard a sermon entitled "Echoes of Eternity." He was so captivated by the importance of the word "eternity" that he began using his free time to spread the one-word message across Sidney. "Eternity went ringing through my brain. Even though I could scarcely write my own name, I felt the divine urge to write this word."
So, fifty times a day for over thirty years, he wrote "eternity" on the sidewalks of Sidney, usually in the early morning, with white chalk and with faultless script. When he passed away, the Sidney morning newspaper carried a story of this unusual man who had chalked "eternity" on the city streets over half a million times in that metropolis of significant population. The thought of eternity does impress upon us the seriousness with which we must regard our soul.
Echoes of Eternity," Dennis Kastens, CSS Publishing Co.
Source: Weekend Encounter, by Dick Innes, Copyright (c) ACTS International, 2004, http://www.actsweb.org/subscribe.htm
~~~~~~~ THIS & THAT:
Twelve of the Most Terrifying Things to Hear
The dentist says: "This won't hurt a bit."
The IRS announces: "We are simplifying the tax forms."
Your lawyer says: "This is an air-tight case—you can't lose."
Your stock broker says: "This little drop in the market is just a minor correction."
Your physician says: "You're in great shape-- you'll live to be 100!"
Your business partner says: "Nothing can possibly go wrong."
The directions on a do-it-yourself kit say: "Even a child can do it."
Someone giving you directions says: "You can't miss it."
The airline pilot announces: "Just a bit of turbulence folks-- nothing to worry about."
A voice on the telephone says: "Congratulations! You're an instant winner!"
Source: Clean Hewmor, mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
~~~~~~~ KEEP SMILING:
Sign seen on doctor's office wall:
If you don't believe the dead come back to life, just drop by here at quitting time!
Submitted by Kiri
Driving along the freeway in Southern CA, I spied two landscaping trucks loaded with sod and bearing these slogans: "Instant Grassification" and "Sodisfaction Guaranteed."
Submitted by Quirk