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It is always imperative to take “bad news” with a grain of salt, and understand that the overshadowing Presence of God will indeed temper that news so that it is more actually an insightful warning to take considered action on. Despair, grief, or depression cannot be clung to for it is an erroneous perception of the universe. It really is true that we get only what we can truthfully handle, the rest is held back by an act of Divine Mercy.

... Curtis Burns

"None are so hopelessly enslaved, as those who falsely believe they are free. The truth has been kept from the depth of their minds by masters who rule them with lies. They feed them on falsehoods till wrong looks like right in their eyes."

... Johann Goethe

The task of completing ourselves in this life only really begins with the discovery that our lives belong to -- and are a part of -- a far Greater Story than we can tell ourselves; and it isn't until we find ourselves in this larger Life that our own reveals its secret true proportion.

... Guy Finley

He who truly knows has no occasion to shout.

... Leonardo da Vinci

If I have been of service, if I have glimpsed more of the nature and essence of ultimate good, if I am inspired to reach wider horizons of thought and action, if I am at peace with myself, it has been a successful day.

... Alex Noble



One day, when a seamstress was sewing, while sitting close to a river, her thimble fell into the river.

When she cried out, The Lady appeared and asked, "My dear child, why are you crying?"

The seamstress replied that her thimble had fallen into water and that she needed it to help her husband in making a living for their family.

The Lady dipped her hand into the water and pulled up a golden thimble set with pearls. "Is this your thimble?" The Lady asked.

The seamstress replied, "no."

The Lady again dipped into the river. She held out a silver thimble ringed with sapphires. "Is this your thimble?" The Lady asked again, the seamstress replied, "no."

The Lady reached down again and came up with a leather thimble. "Is this your thimble?" The Lady asked. The seamstress replied, "yes".

The Lady was pleased with the woman's honesty and gave her all three thimbles to keep, and the seamstress went home happy.

Some years later, the seamstress was walking with her husband along the riverbank, and her husband fell into the river and disappeared under the water.

When she cried out, The Lady again appeared and asked her, "Why are you crying?"

"Oh Lady, my husband has fallen in to the river!"

The Lady went down into the water and came up with Mel Gibson.

"Is this your husband?" The Lady asked.

"Yes," cried the seamstress

The Lady was furious. "YOU LIED! THAT IS AN UNTRUTH!"

The seamstress replied, "Oh, forgive me, my Lady. It is a misunderstanding. You see, if I had said 'no' to Mel Gibson, you would have come up with Tom Cruise. Then if I said 'no' to him, you would have come up with my husband. Had I then said 'Yes,' you would have given me all three. Lady, I'm not in the best of health and would not be able to take care of all three husbands, so that's why I said 'Yes' to Mel Gibson."

The moral of this story is: Whenever a woman lies, it's for a good and honorable reason, and is the best interest of others.








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