Degree of Forgiveness

July 15, 2011

One forgives to the degree that one loves.

– François de la Rochefoucauld, French author, 1613-1680


A Blessing for the Elderly

January 24, 2011

May you find your inward man renewed day by day,
as your outward man perisheth!

May you feel your souls strengthened as your bodies decay,
and when your house of clay falls,
may the gates of heaven open to you!

Rev. James Saurin, 1719-1772.