Archive for January, 2008
If anyone lacks in wisdom, let him ask God, who is always ready to give a bountiful supply to all.
– James 1:5
When the spirit is present, there is no job that doesn’t become noble and holy. There is a way of drawing cartoons, or of working with wood, or emptying bins which shows that love has been placed there, as well as attention to detail and a little spark of something personal–and there is no human understanding or task in which such a personal ingredient cannot flourish. The other way, that of loathing one’s work and despising it instead of redeeming it and transforming it, is wrong.
– Francis Fernandez
In Conversation with God
As Economy Slows, Reputation Takes on Added Meaning: Rushing to the scene are lots of experts with advice about sustaining or repairing a corporate reputation in tough times. Their tips may seem obvious, or even preachy in boom times, but when the economy stalls, nervous bosses are more eager for help.
– George Anders, The Wall Street Journal, January 9, 2008
When we allow freedom to ring, when we let it ring from every village and every hamlet, from every state and every city, we will be able to speed up that day when all of God’s children, black men and white men, Jews and Gentiles, Protestants and Catholics will be able to join hands and sing in the words of the old Negro spiritual, ‘Free at last! free at last! Thank God Almighty, we are free at last!’
– Martin Luther King, Jr.
I Have a Dream…(speech)