“Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company.”
— George Washington 
“I have learned to kiss the wave that drives me against the Rock of Ages.”
— Charles Spurgeon


When are we going to grow back into compassion? 

“There is simply no other way to compete with the forebodings of my conscience, the condemnings of my heart, and the lies of the world and the Devil, than to overwhelm such things with daily rehearsings of the gospel.”
— Milton Vincent 
“Sin is pursuing happiness where no lasting happiness can be found.”
— John Piper

Preschooler PE Instructor Conversations

  • 3-year-old: Ms. Teen! Ms. Teen!
  • Me: Yeah?
  • 3-year-old: Look! A ball is stuck in the ceiling!
  • Me: You're right. How could we get it down from the rafters?
  • 3-year-old: We could buy weeeary big watter!
  • Me: Yeah! Or we could call the fire department.
  • 3-year-old: Ms. Teen? Do you have a phone?
  • Me: Yes, why?
  • 3-year-old: You should call the fireman and have him come and get the ball!
  • Me: The firemen are probably all gone fighting the Oregon fires.
  • 3-year-old: Fighting fires? Firemen don't fight fires! They have water!