Category: Quote

  • Real Christmas Day

    Real Christmas Day

    Jacqueline Parentis’s 1987 poem commemorates Christmas not just for the festive traditions, but for the enduring spiritual significance of Jesus’s birth. She emphasizes the values of love, peace, and joy, advocating giving ourselves to others as Christ did. In doing so, we can transform the holiday into a truly meaningful Christmas Day.

  • Outwitted


    He drew a circle that shut me out– Heretic, a rebel, a thing to flout.But Love and I had the wit to win: We drew a circle that took him in! Edwin Markham This quote came to mind today when I was finishing the third chapter of “The Coddling of the American Mind”. The first…

  • Lincoln’s 2nd Inaugural

    Lincoln’s 2nd Inaugural

    With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation’s wounds, to care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan,…

  • The House by the Side of the Road

    The House by the Side of the Road

    THERE are hermit souls that live withdrawnIn the place of their self-content;There are souls like stars, that dwell apart,In a fellowless firmament;There are pioneer souls that blaze the pathsWhere highways never ran-But let me live by the side of the roadAnd be a friend to man.Let me live in a house by the side of…

  • “Bliss is Normal”

    “Bliss is Normal”

    “Anyone who imagines that bliss is normal is going to waste a lot of time running around shouting that he’s been robbed. The fact is that most putts don’t drop. Most beef is tough. Most children grow up to be just ordinary people. Most successful marriages require a high degree of mutual toleration. Most jobs…

  • Connect it to Him

    Connect it to Him

    “The Savior’s atoning sacrifice—the central act of all human history—is best understood and appreciated when we expressly and clearly connect it to Him.” Russell M Nelson