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WITandWISDOM(tm) - March 13, 2003
If you don't have a vision for the future, then your future is threatened to be a repeat of the past. - A. R. Bernard, Clergyman
Source: The Funnies, http://groups.yahoo.com/group/andychaps_the-funnies
~~~~~~~ SPECIAL THOUGHTS:
A Rabbi asks his students, "How can we determine the hour of dawn, when the night ends and the day begins?"
One student suggests, "When, from a distance, you can distinguish between a dog and a sheep?"
"No," the Rabbi answers.
"Is it when you can distinguish between a fig tree and a grapevine?" asks a second student.
"No," the Rabbi says.
"Please tell us the answer, then," say the students.
"It is," says the wise teacher, "when you have enough light to look human beings in the face and recognize them as your brothers and sisters. Until then the darkness is still with us."
By Henri Nouwen
Source: Signs of the Times, Copyright (c) May 1989, Pacific Press, http://www.signstimes.com
Submitted by Dale Galusha
~~~~~~~ THIS & THAT:
Riddles For Gardeners
(The answers are names of flowers.)
1. How might you describe a silent person?
2. Name for a lady who marries for riches.
3. Everyone has these on their face.
4. You might find one of these on a safari.
5. An appropriate gift for a banker.
6. A fastener on a single man's coat.
7. A country of automobile lovers.
8. Good name for a guy's biking club.
9. He's an awfully sugary bill.
10. They're the dairy best blooms.
11. A peevish fairytale creature.
12. A woman's nightly footwear.
13. They hate to wait.
14. A fine looking jungle ruler.
15. Cross between a violin and a clarinet.
Answers to Riddles For Gardeners
4. Tiger Lilies
5. Money Plants
6. Bachelor's Button
9. Sweet William
12. Lady's Slipper
Source: The Flush(tm), http://www.funinmichigan.com/index.htm
~~~~~~~ KEEP SMILING:
During my husband's time as a mature student, we didn't have much money for our family of seven.
At a friend's wedding, my four-year-old daughter was sitting next to me when the vicar asked, "Do you take this man for better or worse, for richer or poorer, in sickness and in health?"
Our daughter turned to me and whispered loudly, "You chose poorer, didn't you Mummy?
Source: Ed Peacher's "Laughter for a Saturday" mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org?subject=Subscribe_to_Laughter_for_a_Saturday
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Source: How Stuff Works, http://www.howstuffworks.com