Monday, February 25, 2013

Rhodia Papers and Tablets

Resolved: 2013

1. Pray more. 1 Thessalonians 5:17
2. Listen first. James 1:19
3. Work harder. Colossians 3:23
4. Serve others. Galatians 6:9
5. Defend life. Proverbs 24:11-12
6. Grumble less. James 5:9
7. Do justice. Amos 5:24
8. Love mercy. Micah 6:8
9. Walk humbly. Proverbs 15:33
10. Rejoice always. 1 Thessalonians 5:16
11. Trust Jesus. Revelation 19:6

Essential Life Lessons

1.     Look before you leap.
2.     Aim before you shoot.
3.     Think before you speak.
4.     Get the facts before you judge.
5.     Verify before you crucify.
6.     Read the fine print before signing on the dotted line.
7.     Wait a day before you send the scorching e-mail.
8.     Context, context, context.
9.     Lend no credence to gossip.
10.  Get the story right from the horse’s mouth.
11.  Know what you know and who you know.

Friday, February 15, 2013

Calvinism: My Favorite Coolidge Quotes

1. “I have noticed that nothing I never said ever did me any harm.”
2. “No man ever listened himself out of a job.”
3. "The ideas expressed in progressive, big government schemes are not more modern, but more ancient, than those of the Founding Fathers."
4. “Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery.”
5. “Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.”
6. “Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.”
7. “Duty is not just collective; it is personal.”
8. “Perhaps the most important accomplishment of my administration has been minding my own business.”
9. “Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb.”
10. “We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.”
11. “No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave.”