Slip Slidin’ Away

You know the nearer your destination The more you're slip slidin' away And I know a father who had a son He longed to tell him all the reasons for the things he had done He came a long way just to explain He kissed his boy as he lay sleeping Then he turned around and he headed home again Slip slidin' away ~Paul Simon

Early Morning Mass

Please allow me to introduce myself.
I'm a man of wealth and taste.
I've been around for a long, long year,
Stole many a man's soul and faith.
And I was 'round when Jesus Christ,
Had his moment of doubt and pain.
Made damn sure that Pilate
Washed his hands and sealed his fate...

~Rolling Stones - Sympathy for The Devil

The Paradoxical Commandments ~ by Dr. Kent M. Keith

People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered. Love them anyway. If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives. Do good anyway. If you are successful, you win false friends and true enemies. Succeed anyway. The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway. Honesty and frankness make you vulnerable. [...]