Archive for July 2016

Just Saying 2016-07-27,

July 27, 2016

Got an offer for glasses in the mail yesterday: Folks 65 and over get 1% off for each year of age. Man, if I’d known you could get deals like that just for being older than 65, I’d have done it years ago…–me

Just Saying 2016-07-26,

July 26, 2016

Logical tels us that it makes no sense to have faith in anyone or anything; yet without faith people perish.–me

Just Saying 2016-07-25,

July 25, 2016

If you want to do different, you must be different.–me

Just Saying 2016-07-24,

July 24, 2016

It is impossible to describe the Godhead which is neither “good” nor “evil” and cannot even be said to exist…in any sense that we can understand–Basilides, a gnostic

Just Saying 2016-07-23,

July 23, 2016

The only thing you can be absolutely certain about is that you are uncertain.–me

Just Saying 2016-07-22,

July 22, 2016

Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its joy.–Anonymous

Just Saying 2016-07-21,

July 21, 2016

Iktsuarpok (Iniuit) word meaning “somewhere between impatience and anticipation”. It sums up the “feeling that compels you to go outside and inside, and outside and then inside again, to check if someone is walking over the hill or around the corner”. Been there done that.–me

Just Saying 2016-07-20,

July 20, 2016

God is even in the tiger; but you cannot embrace a tiger on that account.–Sri Ramakrishna

Just Saying 2016-07-19,

July 19, 2016

Try to overcome any bitterness which may have come because you were not up to the magnitude of pain that was entrusted to you.–Jack Kornfield

Just Saying 2016-07-18,

July 18, 2016

Maybe it’s all part of a great big ineffable plan. All of it. You, me, him, everything. Some great big test to see if what you’ve built all works properly, eh? You start thinking: it can’t be a great cosmic game of chess, it has to be just very complicated Solitaire. And don’t bother to answer. If we could understand, we wouldn’t be us. Because it’s all — all — “INEFFABLE, said the figure feeding the ducks.–Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett (Good Omens)