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Society has arisen out of the works of peace; the essence of society is pea

Society has arisen out of the works of peace; the essence of society is peacemaking. Peace and not war is the father of all things. Only economic action has created the wealth around us; labor, not the profession of arms, brings happiness. Peace builds, w
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

I believe the term is ‘eminent domain.’Ah, yes. That means ‘theft by the go

I believe the term is ‘eminent domain.’Ah, yes. That means ‘theft by the government,
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

The soldier had stamped my passport FAMILY in heavy black capital letters a

The soldier had stamped my passport FAMILY in heavy black capital letters and I checked it now for reassurance and because I liked how fierce the word looked
Posted 4 months ago

They say you’re only as old as you feel but try telling that to a ninety-ye

They say you’re only as old as you feel but try telling that to a ninety-year-old on their deathbed, just wishing he could do all the bloody things he wants to do.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

Queenie Hennessy - "I am here to die."Sister Mary Inconnue - "Pardon me but

Queenie Hennessy - "I am here to die."Sister Mary Inconnue - "Pardon me but you are here to live until you die. There is a significant difference.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

My body is marked with you. My arms. My chest. My eyes. My head. My heart.”

My body is marked with you. My arms. My chest. My eyes. My head. My heart.” Tears rolled down her cheeks. “I can’t erase you. I’d have to die to be free of you. D-don’t you see that, Gris? C-can’t you see? There is only you for me.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

One part of Judaism called tikkum olam. It says that the world has been bro

One part of Judaism called tikkum olam. It says that the world has been broken into pieces. All this chaos, all this discord. And our job – everyone’s job – is to try to put the pieces back together. To make things whole again ... Maybe we’re the pieces.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

Most of us do not understand nuclear fission, but we accept it . . . Why is

Most of us do not understand nuclear fission, but we accept it . . . Why is it so easy to accept manmade miracles and so difficult to accept the miracles of the Bible?
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

Be glad while you have breath.

Be glad while you have breath.
Posted 4 months ago

My goal as a puzzle designer is to create a meaningful experience for the p

My goal as a puzzle designer is to create a meaningful experience for the player, not just 'I solved it.'
Posted 3 months, 3 weeks ago

The difference between being mediocre and achieving excellence is you.

The difference between being mediocre and achieving excellence is you.
Posted 4 months ago

The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.

The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.
Posted 3 months, 3 weeks ago