X is for phoeniX

Texture by Kim Klassen Cafe: sweettart Yes, I know Phoenix doesn't begin with X. But I don't think I ever really said my quotes would begin with the letter of the week, now did I? There just aren't too many words that begin with X that can be illustrated with a quote. So, I'm playing … Continue reading X is for phoeniX

W is for Wisdom

Texture by Jay Hilgert: stained concrete 5 Wisdom is scar tissue in disguise. ~Unknown I probably don't need to tell you there's a difference between intelligence and wisdom. We all know those scholarly folks who spend time reading and researching in order to become knowledgeable experts. They're brim full of book knowledge, but sometimes the … Continue reading W is for Wisdom

M is for Mercy

Texture by Kim Klassen Cafe: Shine Mercy: noun ˈmər-sē Compassion or forbearance shown especially to an offender or to one subject to one's power; also: lenient or compassionate treatment Martin Luther King Jr. once said, Cowardice asks the question: is it safe? Expediency asks the question: is it politic? Vanity asks the question: is it … Continue reading M is for Mercy

K is for Knowledge

Texture by Bittbox: Subtle Blue Grunge 02 Have you ever known someone soooo academically superior to you, yet had not a clue to what was truly important in life? Accumulating knowledge without gaining wisdom is an empty effort. Knowledge is not wisdom. We can gain knowledge, but wisdom meets us in the trenches of life. … Continue reading K is for Knowledge

H is for Hope

Texture by Kim Klassen Cafe; Shine Have you ever been in a situation you felt was completely hopeless? Where, despite your best efforts, everything looked like it was falling apart? It's hard to keep hope alive when everything seems to be working to the contrary, isn't it? And we want to give up. We begin to … Continue reading H is for Hope