Both you and Heph pipped me then.
It's taking over a minute for the page to load up. Don't know whether it's this thread (going too smoothly!) or my computer being pernickety.
Yes, my post at the top of the page was an answer to Intrepid but in between me clicking on Submit and it actually appearing, both you and Heph had messages posted. Thus, "pipped" and as for "pernickety" I thought I was learning American real good. Isn't that a good word for a computer that behaves well one day and on the ne.t day won't print the letter that comes between "w" and "y" and on another day tells me I need a modem if I want to use the internet?
Sorry MA, I digressed. I looked up "pernickety" in one of my dictionary websites, and found it is another word for "persnickety", so we are both right. However, the meaning is incorrect, as it refers to someone who is a stickler for details, fastidious, snobbish, pretentious. The word I'm after means a troublesome nuisance.
I then noticed Pernell Roberts listed so I thought I'd read up on him, which lead to the Chuck Cunningham Syndrome. 'That sounds interesting', I thought so I clicked on that. Fascinating stuff about people who disappear from television shows, never to be heard of again - pages and pages of it!
Which has absolutely nothing to do with spirituality & Religion, but it did dispel my cranky mood!
Your position heph greatly reflects the message of Jesus Christ.
Look at oneself and be honest about yourself. One does not need to look far for imperfections, corruption, or anything else wrong with mankind.
It is easier to focus on the 'problems' of others. It requires little from us in comparison to looking in the mirror and dealing with the person seen before you.
This is a message for all. It has nothing to do with religion and has everything to do with truth.
After a while...
By: Veronica Shoffstall
After a while you learn the subtle
Difference between holding a hand
And chaining a soul
And you learn that love doesn't mean learning
And company doesn't always mean security.
And you begin to learn that kisses
Aren't contracts and presents aren't promises
And you begin to accept your defeats
With your head up and your eyes ahead
With the grace of a woman- (or strength of a man)
Not the grief of a child
And you learn to build all the roads
On today because tomorrow's ground
Is too uncertain for plans and futures have a
Way of falling down in mid-flight
After a while you learn
That even sunshine burns if you get too much
So you plant your own garden
And decorate your own soul
Instead of waiting
For someone to bring you flowers
And you learn
That you really can endure
That you really are strong
And you really do have worth
And you learn
And you learn
With every good-bye you learn
We are guaranteed no tomorrow's. So make the best that you can of today.