Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Wednesday, September 28, 2011
“It may not be true, but that’s the way I choose to believe.”
Today, I overheard someone make that remark.
It was made in reference to an issue of faith, or religion, and was an adjunct, or follow-up comment – as if issuing an apology of sorts – to a rather benign and off-the-cuff utterance made by the same person, such as “God bless you,” or “the good LORD willing, and the creek don’t rise.”
Who made it, and where it was made is of no consequence.
What I’d like to focus upon is Read the rest of this entry »
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Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Friday, December 31, 2010
Originally, I thought to entitle this entry, “Looking Back by Looking Forward by Looking Back by Looking Forward by Looking Back by Looking Forward.” However, as I briefly pondered the title, working it as I might, it occurred to me to borrow the title from a 2006 biographical motion picture which story continues to resonate within me, for I can identify so very well with the struggles of the character whom is portrayed – “The Pursuit of Happyness,” starring Will Smith, as Chris Gardner. …C’mon get happy! And read the rest!
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