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Words of Power: Books among Books (O Miracle among Miracles !)
When I last attended my local library, after some years, my eyes alighted upon two books in the "Religion" section. I had not read these before. My interest was aroused, and thus I had to "re-sign" up for library membership to access them.
Generally, I still do quite a bit of reading, but usually select new books from another free library I have access to, which contains previously loved books bequeathed
Updated Jul 16, 2014 at 02:28 PM by a piper too
In Wishing you "All the Best":
My interest in the meaning of the word "Pranam" was recently stimulated when it was used in relation to a blog at "linkedin" I've been following about "God" (see http://www.linkedin.com/groups/GOD-4...50156861194243 ).
Pranams/Namaste - The literal meaning of "Pranam" apparently means "to pay so much respect to some one that is equivalent to touching his (or her) feet". Those feet do not need to be touched, necessarily; a word
Updated Jul 16, 2014 at 01:45 PM by a piper too
Winsome Words of Wisdom:
One kind and generous man (a physician, who cared just as much about people as he did about the earth and its' creation, and about our place in the Universe, which is but a small thing within the Cosmos), has "said it all" for us, but so that we may appreciate his words once more, I'll say it again, for him:
I am my own "man", whatever I am ! 20d
Many a clown has put forth his thought: 16c
From the Other Side, news cannot
Zenith's zepher zestfully zigzagged zips, zen zapping zany zoned zonked zero zealots zzz.5555
What on earth does this sentence mean, and what is its relevance to us ? We can see that the letter of every word in the sentence starts with "z", the last letter or symbol in the English language, and also features a most particular number - 5555.
Actually, this sentence was "made up" by me, as I had a final need to supplement my second collection of 5555 quotes from around
Updated May 5, 2014 at 08:58 AM by a piper too
Simple Simon met a pieman, Going to the fair;
Says Simple Simon to the pieman, Let me taste your ware.
Says the pieman to Simple Simon, Show me first your penny;
Says Simple Simon to the pieman, Indeed I have not any.
Simple Simon went a-fishing, For to catch a whale;
All the water he had got, Was in his mother's pail.
Simple Simon went to look If plums grew on a thistle;
He pricked his fingers very much, Which made poor Simon whistle....