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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.


Thoughts for Today – 8 July 2008
By Mary T. Hoffman

“A man who gives up some of his freedom in pursuit of security deserves neither security nor freedom!”
– Benjamin Franklin (17 January 1706 – 17 April 1790)
Printer, author, publisher, inventor, scientist, businessman, philosopher, statesman, and diplomat.

“From the errors of others a wise man corrects his own.”
“There are some remedies worse than the disease.”
– Publilius (Publius) Syrus, 42 B.C.
An Assyrian who was brought to Italy as a slave. He became a Latin writer after his master, impressed by his wit and talent, freed and educated him.

“Great works are performed, not by strength, but by perseverance.”
– Samuel Johnson (1709 – 1784)
English writer.

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