Read a wonderful devional this morning.  Sent it to a few friends. short version is a white flower showed her how dirty her place and even her face was and made her clean up her act.

The Bible does the same for us. It reminds us that we are all unclean and think I read somewhere the only thing that can do that for us is also red!


All of us have become like someone who is unclean, and our righteous are like filthy rags.                                                                              Isaiah 64:6


People inspire you or they drain you-pick them wisely.

                                                                      Hans F. Hanson

The eyes of the Lord are in every place, beholding evil and the good. Proverbs15:3

By the time I was fourteen, the nail in my wall would no longer support the weight of the rejection slips impaled upon it. I replaced the nail with a spike and went on writing. Stephen King

No one is on the sidelines: by our actions or inactions , by our caring or our indifference, we are either part of the problem or part of the solution. A. Breeze Harper

Being mortal is like living in a hotel. We know we must check out someday and thus should not get too attached to the facilities . Of course the difference is that in life we are never sure when we will check out. Donald Burt

The poorest man is not the one without a nickel, it's the one without a dream. Virginia Madsen

A bird sitting on a tree is never afraid of the branch breaking, it's trust is not on the branch , but on it's own wings. Always believe in yourself. Charlie Wardle

I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and there are as few as there are any great artist. Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit. John Steinbeck

Almost anything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you. Anne Lamott

Men are generally more careful of the breed of their horses and dogs than of their children. William Penn

Getting older is like climbing a mountain; you get a little out of breath but the view is much better. Ingrid Bergman