Purpose of Life

Do the uncharitible deserve our charity?

When faith and hope fail, as they do sometimes, we must try charity, which is love in action. ~ Dinah Maria Mulock. * I noticed that quote this morning on Twitter. Just one of dozens of messages downloading on my screen every minute or so, it caught my eye because charity has been on my mind lately. Specifically I’ve been debating whether people who are uncharitable deserve charity from others. That dilemma doesn’t come in…

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Fatherhoold People I Admire

They Called Him Jackie

Eighty-three years ago today, just over a year before the big stock market crash of 1929, a baby boy was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania. His parents, John and Mary, named him John as well, carrying forward a custom the family had brought with it from Wales during the prior century. Somehow they must have known he would be a special man, so they dubbed him Jack, or Jackie, to give him his own identity. Jackie’s…

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