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Archive for December, 2011

The Devil’s Funeral

In Ireland, it was customary to ring the church bell when someone in the village had died.

On Christmas Eve, the local churches would begin ringing their bells about an hour before Midnight Mass began.  The Death Knell was to signal the end of the devil, who was believed to die with the birth of Jesus Christ.

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Today’s Quote:

“The greatest gift is the passion for reading.
It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites,
it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind.
It is a moral illumination.” 
 
-Elizabeth Hardwick
 

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Today’s Quote:

“Learn from yesterday, live for today, look to tomorrow, rest this afternoon.”

― Charles M. Schulz, Charlie Brown’s Little Book of Wisdom

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Today’s Quote:

“A lovely thing about Christmas is that it’s compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together.”

– Garrison Keillor

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Today’s Quote:

“The trouble with being in the rat race is that even if you win, you’re still a rat.”

― Lily Tomlin

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Today’s Quote:

“In the Book of Life, The answers aren’t in the back.”

― Charles M. Schulz

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Today’s Quote:

“A man ought to read just as inclination leads him; for what he reads as a task will do him little good.”

― Samuel Johnson

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