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Happy Birthday to the typewriter!

June 23, 1868  Christopher Latham Sholes received a patent for an invention he called the "Type-Writer."

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Freedom Costs - Are you willing to pay?

From Today in History. 

On this day in 1775, Congress issues $2 million in bills of credit. 

 

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What questions are you facing? - and the answer

It doesn’t take many weeks of Sunday School to realize there is only one answer you need to know. Whatever question is asked by the teacher, Jesus is the only answer. 

 

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Geraldine Latitia Bishop Beavers 1930-2011

Today I’m joining with other believers to bring our final tribute to a dear, sweet lady. She was a true gentle spirit. She was faithful to her God, to her family and friends and freely made great sacrifices in her life for them.

 

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Trust30 My divine idea

Imitation is Suicide. Insist on yourself; never imitate. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

 

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Trust30 My Personal Message

To believe your own thought, to believe that what is true for you in your private heart is true for all men, that is genius. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

 

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Recommendation for the K M Paris' Editing and Writing Services

My cousin, Kassy Paris, has started an editing service for writers. Her prices are reasonable and are negotiable to an extent. It is called K M Paris’ Editing and Writing Services. 

 

You can contact her through her website or email. 

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Five Years by Corbett Barr, Trust30 June 7

There will be an agreement in whatever variety of actions, so they be each honest and natural in their hour. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

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Do you remember Abraham, Martin and John?

Today, in 1968, Bobby Kennedy was killed. I can’t think of the day, without remembering the song, Abraham, Martin and John.

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Trust30 Day 5 Where in the world would you like to go?

Travel by Chris Guillebeau

 

If we live truly, we shall see truly. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

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Trust30 Day 4 Biggest challenge

That which each can do best, none but his Maker can teach him,

Where is the master who could have taught Shakespeare? Where is the master who could have instructed Franklin, or Washington, or Bacon, or Newton? . . . Shakespeare will never be made by the study of Shakespeare. Do that which is assigned you, and you cannot hope too much or dare too much. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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There is no joy in Mudville

Today marks the 123th anniversary of Ernest Lawrence Thayer’s poem, Casey At The Bat.

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One Strong Belief by Buster Benson Trust30 Day 3

It is easy in the world to live after the world’s opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after our own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. - Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self-Reliance

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Selling Nuts to Squirrels and The Great Commission

Reading Seth Godin’s blog on marketing today made me think of the Great Commission. He recommends the best avenue is to sell nuts to squirrels, rather than attempting to change the audience’s world view, unless you want to be a world changer.

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15 minutes to live Day 1 #Trust30

We are afraid of truth, afraid of fortune, afraid of death, and afraid of each other. Our age yields no great and perfect persons. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Am I in the middle of a Dr Who episode? I keep thinking any moment the Taurus will drop in and the Doctor will swoop me out of here. Alas, no rescue in sight. 

 

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My Gray Pony


This weekend we laid to rest a long time family friend. She was a dear, sweet lady. I was asked to take part in the Eastern Star funeral service as the President. 

 

I was the first to speak from a written program to tell the story of my gray pony. When I was a very young child, the Pursley’s ran and 5 and dime store in Duncanville. They had a display case full of ceramic trinkets. Any time I went to the store, I stood in front of the display cabinet dreaming of being old enough to buy something from the cabinet. 

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A tribute to Habakkuk, Paul and Martin Luther

After studying Habakkuk and the demands the Jewish Christians were placing on the Gentile christians, the Apostle Paul said, “Hey, guys, we got this wrong.

 

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How are you investing in our youth?

Fifty years ago today, John F. Kennedy asked the nation to put a man on the moon by the end of the decade.

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What are your thoughts on the death penalty?

Following the jury selection for the Casey Anthony case, I was continually amazed at how many potential jurors claimed they either had no opinion or had not ever thought about how they felt about the death penalty.

 

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Video Commemorating 100 years of IBM, a matter of Personal Privilege

After spending 35 years in Information Technology, I am pleased to call for a moment of Personal Privilege and endorse this video commemorating 100 years of IBM.

 

 

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Lyndie Blevins

P.O. Box 381029
Duncanville, Tx 75138
LyndieBlevins@guidingwind.com

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