March 28th at 8:30 pm marks the beginning of the World Wildlife Fund’s Earth Hour 2009. People around the globe will join together, by simultaneously dimming their lights, to encourage action regarding climate change. Visit Earth Hour US or the WWF Website for more information.
“Imagination is more important than knowledge.” – Albert Einstein
“We cross our bridges when we come to them and burn them behind us, with nothing to show for our progress except a memory of the smell of smoke, and a presumption that once our eyes watered.” – Guildenstern of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom Stoppard
March 2nd is Read Across America Day. In the March issue of Family Circle, the magazine suggests organizing a book swap for your kids and their friends. It’s a fun and free learning experience. See www.familycircle.com/books for more information.
“Insight, I believe, refers to the depth of understanding that comes by setting experiences, yours and mine, familiar and exotic, new and old, side by side, learning by letting them speak to one another.”–Mary Katherine Bateson, author of Willing to Learn: Passages of Personal Discovery, as quoted by Buck Lewis in President’s Perspective: What’s So …
“[T]he legal profession renders its practitioners acute, inquisitive, dexterous, prompt in attack, ready in defense, full of resources. No other profession is more closely connected with actual life than the law. It concerns the highest of all temporal interests of man–property, reputation, the peace of all families, the arbitrations and peace of nations, liberty, life …
Adora Svitak was on Fox & Friends yesterday morning. She’s 11 years old and has accomplished some amazing feats for any age. She has published 2 books, regularly teaches adults about (among other things) how to best teach children, and frequently tours the world to visit schools and share her love of learning. You can …
“In the happy moments, PRAISE GOD. In the difficult moments, SEEK GOD. In the quiet moments, WORSHIP GOD. In the painful moments, TRUST GOD. And, in every moment, THANK GOD.” This is from an extraordinary interview with Rick Warren (pastor and author) by Paul Bradshaw. The interview itself is apparently a few years old, but …
A friend posted this on our local Mommies Network board and I liked it so much I had to share.
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. –Philippians 4:6-7
“Be the type of woman that as soon as your feet hit the floor each morning, the Devil says: ‘Oh Crap, she’s up!’” —Maxine
Today’s sermon discussed to the transformation of Saul of Tarsus into Paul the Apostle and Paul’s own account that “God apprehended me.” The pastor asked “Has God busted into your life?” Good question; well, has He?
He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out. – James B. Conant
“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” Ralph Waldo Emerson
I heard this morning that Point of Grace is going to release a country CD. A local radio station previewed one of their songs and one line in particular stood out to me: “make peace with God and yourself because in the end there’s no one else.” Something to think about.