Theodore Parker (1810-1860)

"Let us do our duty in our shop or our kitchen; in the market, in the street, in office, the school, the home, just as faithfully as if we were in the front rank of some great battle and knew that victory for mankind depended on our bravery, strength and skill. When we do that, … Continue reading Theodore Parker (1810-1860)

Advertisements

Sir Walter Scott (1772-1832)

If you have no friends to share or rejoice in your success in life-if you cannot look back to those to whom you owe gratitude, or forward to those to whom you ought to afford protection, still it is no less incumbent on you to move steadily in the path of duty; for your active … Continue reading Sir Walter Scott (1772-1832)

What shall we say about stealing?

But what shall we say about stealing, beyond saying it's wrong? In the first place, a thief experiences no net gain regardless of how great the loot he garners, and even if not caught. Admittedly, this is contrary to his warped judgment, even to popular opinion. If he is caught, a jail sentence would be … Continue reading What shall we say about stealing?

From “Come the Dawn”

Cool judgments-reason and conscience-have an enormous force working against them, which is responsible for a gruesome distortion of the process of decision making. Instead of seeking counsel from those who enlighten, most people are guided by pomp and ceremony, by those in the limelight, that is, by persons in conspicuous positions before the public. It's … Continue reading From “Come the Dawn”

O Holy Night

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ElJ0fiD0lkc 1 O holy night! the stars are brightly shining;It is the night of the dear Savior's birth.Long lay the world in sin and error pining,Till he appeared and the soul felt its worth.A thrill of hope - the weary world rejoices,For yonder breaks a new and glorious morn!Fall on your knees!O hear the angel … Continue reading O Holy Night

God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pXoJoHvho5M 1 God rest you merry, gentlemen,let nothing you dismay,remember Christ our Saviorwas born on Christmas DayTo save us all from Satan's pow'rwhen we were gone astray.O tidings of comfort and joy, comfort and joy;O tidings of comfort and joy. 2 From God our heav'nly Fathera blessed angel cameand unto certain shepherdsbrought tidings of the same;how … Continue reading God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen

O Come, O Come Emmanuel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMnKcftuauU Jeremy Camp - O Come, O Come Emmanuel O come, O come, EmmanuelAnd ransom captive IsraelThat mourns in lonely exile hereUntil the Son of God appearRejoice, rejoice, EmmanuelShall come to thee, O Israel O come, Thou Rod of Jesse, freeThine own from Satan’s tyrannyFrom depths of Hell Thy people saveAnd give them victory o’er … Continue reading O Come, O Come Emmanuel