Artistic Truths

The Challenge

"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy" (Martin Luther King, Jr).Robert Chesebrough believed in his product.  He's the fellow who invented Vaseline, a...

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The Holy Spirit

"Breathe on me, breath of God; fill me with life anew, that I may love what thou dost love, and do what thou wouldst do." (Edwin Hatch 1835–1889)There was a small boy who had recently come to know the Lord through his Sunday School teacher.  He asked his father; "How...

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Quarrel and Strife

"In quarrelling, the truth is always lost."  (Publilius Syrus - First Century B.C.)There is a legend from Greek mythology that the god Hercules was once walking along a narrow road when a strange-looking creature appeared threateningly in front of him. ...

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The Other Side of Clouds

"I have read in Plato and Cicero sayings that are very wise and very beautiful; but I never read in either of them: “Come unto me all ye that labour and are heavy laden.”"  (Saint Augustine of Hippo 354–430)The world owes much of its beauty to the clouds in the sky. ...

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Words of Praise

"O for a thousand tongues to sing my great Redeemer's praise!" (Charles Wesley 1707–1788)Hymn writer Henry Francis Lyte (1793-1847) was born in Scotland and educated at Trinity College, Dublin. Lyte entered the ministry of the Church of Ireland. After a curacy in...

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Darkness and Light

“There is not enough darkness in the world to extinguish the light of one small candle.”  (Spanish proverb).We are surrounded by tragedy - both personal and as a society - these are the dark periods in our lives, in the lives of our nations and of the world.  At...

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