The Carlington Summit

A Christian study group were studying the question, “Does God answer our prayers?” A friend of mine said he could remember praying very earnestly for a guitar one Christmas in his youth. “I didn't get it,” he said, “but I always guessed that was God's way of telling me that I lacked musical talent.” “No,” said another member of the group, “God was probably answering the prayers of the rest of the family.”

The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those who got there first.

I think we are in a new era called ‘the backpack age.' Have you ever noticed half of the people on the way to and from school or work? People look like they're going on a trip for a couple of weeks. Kids look like they're carrying every book, every note for the school year and half of their wardrobe; and they're only out of the house for about 6 to 8 hours.

It is hard to understand how a cemetery raised its burial cost and blamed it on the cost of living.

A fine is a tax for doing wrong. A tax is a fine for doing well.

When you go into court you are putting yourself in the hands of 12 people that weren't smart enough to get out of jury duty.