Some Thoughts About Facts From Anonymous

Some Thoughts About Facts From Anonymous

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“An opinion is usually a prejudice with a few unrelated facts.”

“Getting the facts is only half the job; the other half is to use them intelligently.”

“Let’s keep our mouths shut and our pens dry until we know the facts.”

“A sure way to stop a red-hot argument is to lay a few cold facts on it.”

“Facts do not change; feelings do.”

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Commentary On The Book Of Acts Chapter 13:35-37

Commentary On The Book Of Acts Chapter 13:35-37

Chapter 13:35 Therefore He also says in another Psalm, ‘You will not allow Your Holy One to undergo decay,’

Chapter 13:36 “For David, after he had served the purpose of God in his own generation, fell asleep, and was laid among his fathers and underwent decay;

Chapter 13:37 but He whom God raised did not undergo decay.

Paul uses a quote from Psalm 16:10 which shows that because of the promises…

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Some Thoughts About Cares

Some Thoughts About Cares

“Casting all your care upon him; for he careth  for you.”     1 Peter 5:7

“It is not the cares of today, but the cares of tomorrow, that weigh a man down. For the needs of today we have corresponding strength given. For the morrow we are told to trust. It is not ours yet. It is when tomorrow’s burden is added to the burden of today that the weight is more than a man can bear.”

George MacDonald

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Some Books Of Interest: October 11th, 2014

Some Books Of Interest: October 11th, 2014

I ran across these recently and thought there may be some of interest:

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The Grapes Of Math: How Life Reflects Numbers and Numbers Reflect Life     Alex Bellos

This looks very interesting in that it explores various parts of mathematics but not in a numbing sort of way.

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The Norm Chronicles: Stories and Numbers About Danger and Death     Michael Blastland and David Spiegelhalter

This book explores…

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Some Thoughts About Heads From Anonymous

Some Thoughts About Heads From Anonymous

“A stiff neck usually supports an empty head.”

“Why is it we never experience growing pains in the head?”

“A cool head may sometimes keep a man out of trouble, but more often it’s cold feet.”

“It isn’t easy for an idea to squeeze itself into a head that is filled with prejudice.”

“It’s unfortunate that swelled heads aren’t painful.”

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Thought About Cares From George MacDonald

Thought About Cares From George MacDonald

“It is not the cares of today, but the cares of tomorrow, that weigh a man down. For the needs of today we have corresponding strength given. For the morrow we are told to trust. It is not ours yet. It is when tomorrow’s burden is added to the burden of today that the weight is more than a man can bear.”

George MacDonald

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Currently Inspectionally Reading: (1)

Currently Inspectionally Reading: (1)

Since I have so much to read I have finally gotten it in my head to begin inspectionally reading some of the books that are increasing the size of my pile. (almost to the ceiling by my reading chair at this point). I am planning on allowing one hour per book and then deciding if I want to read them analytically. Here they are in no particular order.

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Floating City     Sudhir Venkatesh

I have…

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Some Thoughts About Perseverance From Anonymous

Some Thoughts About Perseverance From Anonymous

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“The best way out of difficulty is through it.”

“Many of life’s failures are men who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”

“Stopping at third base adds no more to the score than striking out.”

“Many a man has failed because he has a wishbone where his backbone ought to have been.”

“God often tries us with a little to see what we would do with a lot.”

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