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WITandWISDOM(tm) - March 12, 2001
Nothing is as strong as gentleness: nothing so gentle as real strength. - Ralph W. Sockman
Source: Bits & Pieces, April 30, 1992, Copyright (c) Economic Press, Inc., www.epinc.com
~~~~~~~ SPECIAL THOUGHTS:
This story was told by Paul Harvey on the radio several years ago: A young woman was driving home from work when she snagged her fender on the bumper of another car. She was in tears as she explained that it was a new car, only a few days from the showroom. How was she ever going to explain the damaged car to her husband?
The driver of the other car was sympathetic, but explained that they must note each others license numbers and registration numbers. As the young woman reached into a large brown envelope to retrieve the documents, a piece of paper fell out. In a heavy masculine scrawl were these words: "In case of accident ... remember, honey, it's you I love, not the car!"
Source: A 2nd Helping of Chicken Soup for the Soul, Copyright (c) 1995 by Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen www.soupserver.com
~~~~~~~ THIS & THAT:
MORE CHURCH BULLETIN BLOOPERS
Part 3 of 3 [2-20, 3-2, 3-12 ]
Weight Watchers will meet a 7 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church. Please use large double door at the side entrance.
8 new choir robes are currently needed, due to the addition of several new members and to the deterioration of some older ones.
Scouts are saving aluminum cans, bottles and other items to be recycled. Proceeds will be used to cripple children.
The outreach committee has enlisted 25 visitors to make calls on people who are not afflicted with any church.
Evening massage - 6 pm.
The Pastor would appreciate it if the ladies of the congregation would lend him their electric girdles for the pancake breakfast next Sunday morning.
The audience is asked to remain seated until the end of the recession.
Low Self-Esteem Support Group will meet Thursday at 7 to 8:30 pm. Please use the back door.
Usher will eat latecomers.
Shared by Jonathan D. Grant
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Where is the longest known underground river?
The longest known underground river was recently discovered in the remote mountains of Vietnam. It's the Son Trach River, which runs underground for an astonishing seven miles (11 km) through a gigantic cave called Hang Khe Rhy (Grass Stream Cave).
The expedition that discovered and partially mapped the Son Trach River spent twelve days underground, plunging through ice-cold rushing water and painstakingly mapping every curve and grotto they found.
Son Trach River and Hang Khe Rhy cave form part of the Phong Nha massif, a geological unit that contains some of the world's most spectacular karst limestone formations. The caves, passages, and above-ground formations in karst areas are formed by the action of water, which dissolves parts of the rock while leaving other parts behind.
The discovery of Son Trach River:
Source: Cool Fact of the Day features.learningkingdom.com/fact/