Humor & Anecdotes

  • Protecting Your Real Worth
    Protecting Your Real Worth Knot Between Your Pearls (Not Only Between Your Pearls)   I was given a lovely strand of pearls as a gift and was told that they were Japanese Hanadama Akoya AAA grade pearls designed by Mikimoto. The triple A signifies the highest-quality pearl, “virtually flawless.”…
  • Smiling Is Better!
    Smiling Is Better! The only face you should make is a smile! I heard this great concept in a lecture by Herbert Reike, CSB (Christian Science Teacher and Practitioner). He said that he was having a conversation with a man about happiness and asked the man whether he…
  • Facing Your Fears!
    Facing Your Fears! Facing your fears! Yikes!!!!!   FEAR: Forgetting Everything About Reality FEAR: False Evidence Appearing Real   When my son was in high school, he played a video game in which the objective was for the heroine or hero to rescue the princess who was being…
  • Finding Kindness During Bulk Pick Up
    Finding Kindness During Bulk Pick Up Finding Kindness, Not Trash Once a month on a Friday in our neighborhood, there is a bulk pick-up day. This is when residents put out any items that they do not want anymore but don’t fit in the trash cans. Neighborhood residents usually begin putting…
  • Amazon Prime
    Amazon Prime Amazon Prime   When I first discovered Amazon, I was so impressed with the idea of being able to order just about anything from one place. This seemed like a great option to battling over parking spaces at the mall, waiting on line at stores,…

Movie Club

  • The Santa Claus Movie
    The Santa Claus Movie The Santa Claus Movie: He Is Always Joyful   ALERT! SPOILER AHEAD:   In the Christmas comedy Single Santa Seeks Mrs. Claus, starring Steve Guttenberg and Crystal Bernard, Santa Claus is preparing to retire, and his son Nick played by Guttenberg is next in line…
  • Healing a Broken Heart
    Healing a Broken Heart If I Only Had Some Oil. There have been many interpretations, allegories and metaphors of “The Wizard of Oz” that refer to the political and economic social events in America during the 1890s. Along with those are some religious allegories. When I think about this…
  • Privacy Or Responsibility?
    Privacy Or Responsibility? No Man is an Island “No man is an island, Entire of itself, Every man is a piece of the continent, A part of the main. If a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less. As well as if a promontory…
  • Life With God
    Life With God With God. Without God.   In the movie Knight and Day, a romantic action comedy, Tom Cruise plays a spy, Roy Miller, who is trying to clear his name, while Cameron Diaz’s character, June Havens, finds herself inadvertently caught up in his chaos. (See the…

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For the Love of Animals

For the Love of People: God’s Creatures, too!

I have been reading so many articles on the benefits of going vegan that I have begun to wonder why God created such a variety of animals.

Like most people, I love animals, and I do my very best to be conscious when I purchase products. I always look for cruelty-free, eco-friendly, slave-free, and recycled products. When I first began waking to the facts of how animals...

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Animals & Nature Topics

  • Loving the New Kid on the Block
    Loving the New Kid on the Block I just love nature and animals, and over the course of my life I have had birds, cats, dogs, and fishes. In fact, not having animals in my experience would seem almost unnatural. After much contemplation and family discussion, we decided unanimously that it was time to bring home another…
  • Beavers
    Beavers I think animals and nature can always teach us something if we dare to learn from them. Let’s discover what beavers can teach us. The beaver is the national animal of Canada and is depicted on the Canadian nickel. Beavers are family oriented, monogamous, and pair for life. Both parents…
  • Sharks - Predator or Prey?
    Sharks - Predator or Prey? Sharks in the Water or Sharks out of the Water? Who’s the Real Predator? Though accurately predicting exactly how many sharks are killed every year by humans remains difficult, estimates show up to 73 million sharks are killed annually for their fins alone.1  Shark fins are used to make shark…

Classroom Learning Topics

The Parables of Christ Jesus - The Patches and the Wineskins
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The Parables of Christ Jesus - The New Cloth and Old Coat
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The Parables of Christ Jesus
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The Beatitudes
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"Look and you will find it. What is unsought will go undetected."

~ Sophocles
“When divine love gains admittance to a humble heart, that individual ascends the scale of miracles…”

~ Mary Baker Eddy
“The mind of a bigot is like the pupil of the eye. The more light you shine on it, the more it will contract.”

~ Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Perhaps a man’s character is like a tree and his reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it, the tree is the real thing.”

~ Abraham Lincoln
"The mediocre teacher tells; The good teacher explains; The superior teacher demonstrates."

~ Anonymous
“Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.”

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Don’t owe anyone anything, with the exception of love to one another—that is a debt which never ends—because the person who loves others has fulfilled the law.”

~ Romans 13:8
“Love hurts nobody.”

~ J.B. Phillips

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