Category Archives: Sunday’s Wisdom

“Stories teach us how to live, and why.”
– The Storyteller
Arabian Nights

Sunday’s Wisdom #268: Changing Attitude

“Change is always frightening. But as Saint Austin also said, ‘A little change from time to time is God’s way of reminding us we have not yet learned everything.” – Reverend Julius Hanks, Flag in Exile Honor Harrington series, by … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #267: The Present

“Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.” – Master Oogway, Kung Fu Panda An appropriate quote for the turning of years, and of decades, no? 🙂 At … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #266: Make it Last All Year

“It is the Season of the Spirit! The message, if we hear it, Is ‘Make it last all year!’” – From “It Feels Like Christmas,” The Muppet Christmas Carol Forgive me for quoting this same song two Christmastimes in a … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #265: Simple Caring

“All around the cathedral, the saints and apostles Look down as she sells her wares. Although you can’t see it, you know they are smiling Each time someone shows that he cares. Though her words are simple and few, Listen, … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #264: Nothing and Everything

“What is a bowl of milk? Nothing. But kindness makes it everything.” – The Fairy Godmother, Cinderella (2015) Cinderella is at a very low point in her life when she meets her fairy godmother. She’s suffered losses, and been slowly … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #263: Everyday Wonders

“Wonderful! I’ve never seen a more amazing piece of machinery!” “But I have! Takato’s parents have a machine in their store that makes bread!” “Haha! Well, I guess there’s no way Grani here could compete with that!” “It’s tough!” – … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #262: For My Family

“It’s amazing how much more you appreciate your family after believing that you’d lost them forever.” – Julie Shackleford-Pitt, from Monster Hunter Guardian, by Larry Correia Julie, being who she is, already loved her family, fiercely. Grandfather, great-grandfather, parents, siblings, … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #261: Last Moments

“If these be our last moments, men, let us live them with honor.” – Thorin Oakenshield, The Hobbit (animated, 1977) I suppose my mind has been dwelling on this since Veteran’s Day, how each moment we have is a gift, … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #260: A Soldier’s Reasons

“They know how lords and generals talk of battle. The men are chess pieces. But we don’t see ourselves that way. No one risks their life for some lord’s strategy. We do it for those we love, for our brothers-in-arms, … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #259: Keeping Even Our Painful Memories

“There’s something I believe. I want to live my life trying to carry all of my memories with me. And even if those memories are painful, even if they do nothing but hurt me, I want to keep them. Even … Continue reading

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