Sunday, April 17, 2016

Pearls Before Swine

“Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and rend you.”
Matthew 7:6 (KJV)
It will be a short lesson today, children, as the point that I want to make is either self-evident or one that you will never understand.

Sunday, April 10, 2016


Two words about a news article I saw this wee:

civility [si-vil-i-tee] 

noun, plural civilities
1. courtesy; politeness
2. a polite action or expression:
   an exchange of civilities
3. Archaic. civilization; culture; good breeding

From Middle English (of Latin derivation) "civilite" meaning "courtesy"

schism [siz-uh m, skiz-] 

1. division or disunion, especially into mutually opposed parties
2. the parties so formed

From Middle English (of Greek derivation) "cisme" meaning "to split"