Saturday, April 20, 2013
that six million Jewish people
were killed by the Nazi's
in World War 11
under the leadership of
This man I have painted was interviewed
by "The Age" newspaper.
He says "I have to show you
what can happen if you are
if you follow a fanatic."
Now the Lord had said unto Abram,
"Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred,
and from thy father's house, unto
a land that I will show thee."
Friday, April 19, 2013
"Thou hast made me known to friends whom
I knew not. Thou hast given me seats in
homes not my own. Thou hast brought the
distant near and made a brother of the stranger."
"Hatred stirreth up strifes; but love covereth all sins."
This sense of secrecy was something he had to cultivate
in order to overcome a natural openness and a quick temper.
At the age of ten or eleven his artless enthusiasm
and outraged sense of right and wrong
had made him the despair of his teachers, but he had
slowly learned to breathe and keep calm,
not to trust in his responses, but to wait and be watchful."
Excerpt from the novel "Birdsong" by Sebastian Faulks.
"He shall not be afraid of evil tidings :
his heart is fixed , trusting in the Lord."
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
This is Latin for
"Through difficulties to the stars."
"Consider it pure joy, my brothers,
whenever you face trials of many kinds,
because your faith develops perseverance.
Perseverance must finish it's work
so that you may be mature and complete,
not lacking anything."
has a song sung by the boys....
"Did I fill the world with love my whole life through?"
"A new commandment I give unto you,
That ye love one another;
as I have loved you,
that ye also love one another."
John 13 :34