Some Thoughts From Anonymous About Humility

Some Thoughts From Anonymous About Humility

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“One of the hardest secrets for a man to keep is his opinion of himself.”

“Humility is like underwear. We should have it—but not let it show.”

Humility is the ability to look embarrassed while bragging.”

“No matter how humble you think you are, it always come as a shock to find out some people don’t like you.”

“Greatness is not found in possessions, power, position, or prestige. It is discovered…

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Finished Reading: On The Run: Fugitive Life In An American City By Alice Goffman

Finished Reading: On The Run: Fugitive Life In An American City By Alice Goffman

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Alice Goffman is now an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and she spent over six years in research and living in a neighborhood in Philadelphia where none of us would wish to live. She spent numerous hours developing relationships and trust with people that do not know what the true meaning of these words are. She shows us the plight of the African-American…

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Commentary On The Book Of Acts Chapter 13:31-34

Commentary On The Book Of Acts Chapter 13:31-34

Chapter 13:31 and for many days He appeared to those who came up with Him from Galilee to Jerusalem, the very ones who are now His witnesses to the people.

Chapter 13:32 And we preach to you the good news of the promise made to the fathers,

Chapter 13:33 that God has fulfilled this promise to our children in that He raised up Jesus, as it is written in the second Psalm, ‘You are My Son; today I…

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Some Thoughts From Anonymous About Heaven

Some Thoughts From Anonymous About Heaven

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“When the church ceases to be in touch with another world, it is no longer in touch with this world.

“God promises a safe landing but not a calm voyage.”

“God has two dwelling places; one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart.”

“People are guided to heaven more by footprints than by guideposts.”

“The main object of religion should be not to get a man into heaven, but to get…

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Some Thoughts About Borrowing From Anonymous

Some Thoughts About Borrowing From Anonymous

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“An acquaintance is a person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to.”

“A rare volume is a borrowed book that comes back.”

“If you want to know the value of money, try and borrow it.”

“Friends last longer the less they are used.”

“It’s strange how much better our better our memory becomes as soon as a friend borrows money from us.”

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Some Thoughts On Laughter From Anonymous

Some Thoughts On Laughter From Anonymous

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“When you laugh, be sure to laugh at what people do and not what people are.”

“What you laugh at tells, plainer than words, what you are.”

“Any man who laughs at women’s clothes has never paid the bill for them.”

“There is hope for any man who can look in a mirror and laugh at what he sees.”

“Fortune smiles upon the man who can laugh at himself.”

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Currently Reading: On The Run: Fugitive Life In An American City By Alice Goffman

Currently Reading: On The Run: Fugitive Life In An American City By Alice Goffman

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I am extremely interested in the subject matter in which this book covers and I have started this book and found some interesting statistics I would like to share with our readers.

From the Preface:

“The United States currently imprisons five to nine more people than western European nations, and significantly more than China and Russian.”

“Roughly 3 percent of adults in the nation are now under…

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Commentary On The Book Of Acts: Chapter 13:27-30

Commentary On The Book Of Acts: Chapter 13:27-30

Chapter 13:27 “For those who live in Jerusalem, and their rulers, recognizing neither Him nor the uttterances of the prophets which are read every Sabbath, fulfilled these by condemning Him.

Chapter 13:28 And though they found no ground for putting Him to death they asked Pilate that He be executed.

Chapter 13:29 When they had carried out all that was written concerning Him, they took Him down…

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Finished Reading: Colorless Tsukuri Tazaki And His Years Of Pilgrimage By Haruki Murakami

Finished Reading: Colorless Tsukuri Tazaki And His Years Of Pilgrimage By Haruki Murakami

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On the way to Nashville to pick up my wife at the airport, I stopped in the independent bookstore, Parnassus Books and picked this up last Saturday. I have only read one Murakami book, 1Q84, and found it wonderful. Colorless Tsukuri Tazaki intrigued me because of the closeness of the five friends in high school. I had a similar situation, having three other guy friends who I grew up with playing…

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Some Thoughts About Conceit From Anonymous

Some Thoughts About Conceit From Anonymous

“Some church members are like a tire with a slow leak—it takes a lot of pumping to keep them inflated.”

“Conceit is generally thought of as God’s gift to little people.”

“When a person starts to rest on his laurels, he discovers they are poison ivy.”

“The greatest fault is to be conscious of none.”

“It’s difficult, if not impossible, to have faith in God if a man has too much faith in himself.”

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