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WITandWISDOM(tm) - December 5, 2006
Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task. - William James
Source: Carol's Thought for Today, http://users.adelphia.net/~mrs.carol
~~~~~~~ SPECIAL THOUGHTS:
It was during the war...
His wages were low. He and mother wore old clothes, and tried to provide as best they could for my sister and I. We were very poor; but frankly, I didn't know it then. Yet, while it was hard to "make ends meet" my dad always gave liberally to the church. It was during that time, when he and mother needed new clothes, and when they would have so much enjoyed a bigger house that I saw one Sunday morning, on the dresser, his check made out to the church for $7.00. That was a lot of money then; well over 10% of what he was making. And he gave that amount every week. I've seen that check in memory hundreds of time. I'll always be grateful that my dad taught me by his example that the Lord should be considered first. (Joe Barnett)
"But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you" (Matt. 6:33).
Source: KneEmail, mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
~~~~~~~ THIS & THAT:
One day this avid golfer returns from a game looking very down and dejected.
He wife says, "What's wrong, dear, you look awful?"
"It was terrible! Bob had a heart attack on the tenth green today and died on the spot."
"How terrible for you. No wonder you feel the way you do, it must have been just awful!"
"It sure was," he continued, "the whole rest of the day it was hit a shot, drag Bob, hit a shot, drag Bob..."
Source: Bill's Punch Line
~~~~~~~ KEEP SMILING:
The roster said to the hens when he showed them an ostrich egg, “I am not disparaging; I am not criticizing. I merely bring to your attention what is being done elsewhere.”
(Ananova 9-06) A ceramic jug bought on eBay for £106.72 has been sold on for £47,000.
The jug was listed incorrectly on the auction website as Italian-made, circa 1900, reports The Sun.
But it was actually a rare 18th-century Worcester Porcelain Wigornia creamboat - regarded as the 'holy grail' for collectors.
Two buyers snapped it up then contacted expert John Sandon at auctioneers Bonham's, who confirmed it was "very special".
The jug, with Chinese scenes, was tipped to fetch £20,000 in London - but went for £46,800 to two private collectors.
Mr Sandon: "The original sellers had no idea what a treasure they had."
Source: Ananova http://www.ananova.com