"Don’t dig up in doubt what you have planted in faith.”
"... that the powerful play goes on, and you may contribute a verse"
There's no such thing as a self-made person. Someone believed, encouraged, and invested in you. Be grateful and be that someone for others.
The fun never goes out, but it changes with the years, with winning and losing.
"Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth." – John F. Kennedy 50 years ago JFK was shot, same day CS Lewis died
"Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things...... Continue Reading →
"The amateur believes he must first overcome his fear; then he can do his work. The professional knows that fear can never be overcome. He knows there is no such thing as a fearless warrior or a dread-free artist."
"You're Citadel men, you have no pension for failure, you wear the ring, you never let a friend down, you will be good fathers, husbands, and leaders in the armed forces and industry, those around you will forever be attracted to the shining light in your lives, and you will guide others in your path... Continue Reading →
Is it not the great end of religion, and, in particular, the glory of Christianity, to extinguish the malignant passions; to curb the violence, to control the appetites, and to smooth the asperities of man; to make us compassionate and kind, and forgiving one to another; to make us good husbands, good fathers, good friends;... Continue Reading →