God and Poetry: The Need of Bacchus

  By: Julia Somerset   I have been rereading some great Christian works lately, and I recently came across a section of Dante’s Divine Comedy that grabbed me.   The Comedy is divided into three sections: Hell, Purgatory, and...

October 2, 2015

  STOP AND THINK: Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly and they will show themselves great. (Ralph Waldo Emerson, 19th century essayist and poet)   Who can you trust? We’re living in a time when it seems difficult...

October 1, 2015

  STOP AND THINK: It is one thing to show a man that he is in error, and another to put him in possession of truth. (John Locke, 17th century English philosopher)   It’s so easy to criticize—to see other’s errors and, too often, to...

September 30, 2015

We can do anything we want to do if we stick to it long enough. (Helen Keller, lecturer & author)) We might think this is a gross overstatement until we realize who said it. Helen Keller suffered severe disabilities including being blind and...

September 29, 2015

There is no key to happiness. The door is always open. (Unknown) We’re always looking for keys—the key to success, the key to riches, the key to lasting love, and, of course, the key to happiness. Like so many other doors whose keys we’re...

September 28, 2015

Isn’t it interesting that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them? (Orville Wright, pilot of the first powered airplane flight) When Orville and Wilbur Wright accomplished the impossible by flying a...

September 27, 2015

True happiness consists not in the multitude of friends, but in their worth and choice. (Inspiration Line) Young adults today seem to be looking for something in the big, noisy crowds—parties, music festivals, entertainment centers—wherever there...

September 26, 2015

The right train of thought can take you to a better station in life. (Unknown) What you focus your mind on will not only pretty well determine the direction of your life but also its ultimate goal. One thought leads to another and that to...

September 25, 2015

Where fear is, happiness is not. (Seneca, 1st century Roman Stoic philosopher) A simple statement but an obvious truth. Have you ever known a fearful person that was truly happen—even for a short time? Happiness depends, at least in part, on some...

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