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"Joyful Curmudgeon" An oxymoron?
No! I see all the beauty of God's creation and I'm joyful.  At the same time, I see all the suffering and corruption going on in the world, and feel called to help expose and end it so that we may have true peace and compassion.


More Words of Wisdom – 13 April 2008
By Mary T. Hoffman

“The worst sin towards our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them; that's the essence of inhumanity.”
Isaac Bashevis Singer
(1904 – 1991)
Nobel Laureate of Literature – 1978

“What I think about vivisection is that if people admit that they have the right to take or endanger the life of living beings for the benefit of many, there will be no limit for their cruelty.”
Leo Tolstoy
(1828 – 1910)
Russian novelist, essayist, and moral philosopher

“Plant life instead of animal food is the keystone of regeneration. Jesus used bread instead of flesh and wine in place of blood at the Lord's Supper.”
Richard Wagner
(1813 – 1883)
German composer, poet, and essayist

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