Here’s another one for you. Just incredible.

Living Water Set Free – The Church of Christ at Creekwood

Earlier this week, the headlines read: “Colorado Court Bars Execution Because Jurors Consulted Bible.” Kirk Johnson of The New York Times reported: “In a sharply divided ruling, Colorado ‘s highest court on Monday (3/28/05) upheld a lower court’s decision throwing out the sentence of a man who was given the death penalty after jurors consulted the Bible in reaching a verdict. The Bible, the court said, constituted
an “improper outside influence” and a reliance on what the court called a
‘higher authority.'”

Wow, I’m wedged between Mark Twain and the Holy Bible for quotes on joy.

Great quotes and sayings about joy and sorrow

… to get the full value of joy, you must have …

“Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of joy, you must have someone to divide it with.”
— Mark Twain
When faith gets serious, Joy turns delirious.

“When faith gets serious, Joy turns delirious.”
— J. Randal Matheny
… joy cometh in the morning

“Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.”
— Holy Bible, Psalms 30:5,2933,149956,00.html

Here’s what’ll happen with all the talk about replacing the income tax with a national sales tax. They’ll implant the latter and leave the former.

Don’t tell them what Brazil does: puts a tax on the movement in your bank account. It started out as a “provisional” or temporary tax. But the politicians liked the money coming in and made it permanent. Be sure the “temporary” label was a ploy.


Window dressing is the other side of the street. I lunched today at the “Mouth-watering” Haguanaboka over on Nove de Julho Avenue. The lamp swaying in the airconditioner caught my eye.

Lunch was a Caesar salad and cashew juice, for the health-minded. I successfully resisted their cakes and pies.