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WITandWISDOM(tm) - September 17, 2003
ISSN 1538-8794

~~~~~~~ THOUGHTS:

Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless. - Mother Teresa


When John Selwyn, celebrated missionary to the South Sea Islands, attended university, he was noted for his boxing skill. Years later, while serving in the South Pacific, it fell his duty to rebuke one of the islanders for a serious misdeed. The man became angry and struck Selwyn on the cheek with his clenched fist. Selwyn could have easily overpowered his assailant. Instead, he folded his arms and meekly turned the other cheek. Surprised by the missionary's behavior, the islander fled into the jungle.

Years later the man came to Selwyn's successor and asked to be baptized. After determining that his conversion was genuine, the missionary asked the islander how he wanted to be known as a Christian. "John Selwyn," he replied. "He taught me what Jesus was like."

Source: Sure As The Dawn, by Donald E. and Vesta W. Mansell, Copyright (c) 1993 by Review & Herald Publishing Association, ISBN: 0828007233, http://isbn.nu/0828007233/price

~~~~~~~ THIS & THAT:

From Employment Applications . . .
Part 1 of 2 [Sep 17, 26]

"I am extremely loyal to my present firm, so please don't let them know of my immediate availability."

"I intentionally omitted my salary history. I've made money and lost money. I've been rich and I've been poor. I prefer being rich."

"Note: Please don't misconstrue my 14 jobs as 'job-hopping'. I have never quit a job."

"Marital Status: Often. Children: Various."

"Here are my qualifications for you to overlook."

On Reasons for Leaving the Last Job:

"Responsibility makes me nervous."

"They insisted that all employees get to work by 8:45 every morning. Couldn't work under those conditions."

"Was met with a string of broken promises and lies, as well as cockroaches."

"I was working for my mom until she decided to move."

"The company made me a scapegoat just like my three previous employers."

Source: Nick Brown's Humor List


With every passing hour our solar system comes forty-three thousand miles closer to globular cluster M13 in the constellation Hercules, and still there are some misfits who continue to insist that there is no such thing as progress. - Ransom K. Ferm

~~~~~~~ TRIVIA:

The Letter Project

Without trying to figure out the purpose, type in a short phrase at:


Source: Neat Net Tricks, http://www.neatnettricks.com/

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