I still remember when Leland learned that angels were more than beings that protected us. He had been reading books about angels and learned that, according to the Bible, they are here on earth to SERVE us. Like a waiter in a restaurant, when you put in your order, they will go bring it to… Read More Bored Angels
“It is what it is…” was apparently first coined around 1949, rising in popularity from the 1990’s forward. Now, we occasionally hear it in films or uttered by famous people, or even someone we know around us. It pretty much just means “accept it and move on.” It’s very fatalistic. So the other night, right… Read More It Is What It Is… Or Is It?
There is a small children’s nursery rhyme most of us learned growing up – usually in response to some bully calling us names. It first appeared approximately 1844. There are many variations but the basic is: Sticks and stones may break my bones But names (or words) will never harm me. You know what? Neurologists… Read More Sticks and Stones AND Words HURT
Do you know you can be killing your future with your mouth? As the World War II poster above states, “Loose Lips Sink Ships”. Loose lips sink ships is an idiom meaning “beware of unguarded talk”. This phrase was coined as a slogan during WWII as part of the US Office of War Information’s attempt to… Read More YOU Are Killing Your Future With Your Mouth Redux