A man who was completely innocent, offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others, including his enemies, and became the ransom of the world.
It was a perfect act.
~ Mahatma Gandhi (regarding Christ)
Amazing Grace - John Newton 1779
Amazing Grace, how sweet the sound,
That saved a wretch like me.
I once was lost but now am found,
Was blind, but now I see.
T'was Grace that taught my heart to fear.
And Grace, my fears relieved.
How precious did that Grace appear
The hour I first believed.
Through many dangers, toils and snares
Hayden, Happy 20th Birthday to you!
I hate you are having troubles in school, keep your chin up, and remember you can find clarity through extended sobriety.
You know you can always come home. I love you, Mom
Depeche Mode - Suffer Well
Where were you when I fell from grace
Frozen heart, an empty space
Something's changing, it's in ...
Depeche Mode live in Vienna (YouTube)
After not listening to this band (on purpose) for over two decades, I am completely smitten with them.
Love is all I want...
...greeting another day (in a VW Jetta).
I am currently driving a VW rental and I have never driven one before. This car is so awesome, it hauls a**!
Our greatest glory consists not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
My daughter devoured Veronica Roth's, Divergent over the Christmas holiday, so we had to go check out the movie (she said there was only one thing she noticed that was different.
This movie is BRUTAL, it's hard to watch young people beat the snot out of each other. With that said, this movie was thought provoking for me, lots to ponder ...
It is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.
~ Laura Ingalls Wilder
midomidi2013, translation please.
Should Be Higher - Depeche Mode