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What do you call a cat that has just eaten a whole duck?
- A duck filled fatty puss!

"You may have encountered the writings of St. Augustine if you have
ever taken a class in philosophy, theology, literature, or rhetoric. If you
asked a group of scholars to name those who have been most influential
in Western thought, Augustine's name would inevitably make the short list.
Augustine served as bishop of Hippo (located in present day Algeria),
participated in some of the most crucial theological debates the church
has ever known, and wrote prolifically.

In spite of all his accomplishments, his autobiography, Confessions,
quickly undeceives the reader who may suspect that he walked with his head
in the clouds. Augustine was as human as they come, and throughout his
life he struggled with his flesh. In his early adolescence he famously
prayed, "Grant me chastity and continence, but not yet." (1) He was a
young man with the world at his fingertips. He was a student of rhetoric
who, in his own words, aspired to "honors, money [and] marriage." He
became enamored with a succession of different philosophies. In each new
philosophy (as in each new mistress) he sought the key to the happiness
for which his heart yearned. Yet he writes to God, "In those ambitions I
suffered the bitterest difficulties; that was by your mercy—so much the
greater in that you gave me the less occasion to find sweet pleasure in
what was not you." (2)

Augustine had long been aware of his sin. As a teenager, he and his
friends had stolen an armload of pears from their neighbor's pear tree.
The pears were not tasty and the boys were not hungry. Augustine knew
in his heart that he did it for the sheer pleasure of stealing. As Augustine
matured and discovered again and again the emptiness of all that the world
had to offer (be it wisdom or sensuality), the burden of his guilt weighed
upon him. Augustine, who had become a professor of rhetoric and stood
poised to launch a political career, began paying attention to the sermons
of Bishop Ambrose of Milan. Ambrose helped Augustine resolve any
intellectual reservations he had about the Christian faith. But still,
Augustine struggled with his flesh, unwilling to surrender his passions to

In his conversion narrative, Augustine writes, "The tumult of my heart
took me out into the garden where no one could interfere with the burning
struggle with myself in which I was engaged….I threw myself down somehow
under a certain fig tree, and let my tears flow freely." (3) As he cried
out to God, he heard the voice of a young child chanting "Tolle lege,
tolle lege," which in Latin means "pick up and read." He did not know
what game the child was playing or what they meant by this phrase, but
writes, "I interpreted it solely as a divine command to me to open the
book and read the first chapter I might find." (4) He had been reading
the book of Romans, and when he opened it, the words he read were "Not
in riots and drunken parties, not in eroticism and indecencies, not in strife
and rivalry, but put on the Lord Jesus Christ and make no provision for the
flesh in its lusts" (Romans 13:13-14). From that moment on, Augustine
committed himself to resisting his own lusts in pursuit of God.

Augustine's writings deal with so many themes it seems impossible to
choose just one to highlight. In the Confessions, however, the theme of
the soul and its delights stands out. Because he had for so long served
so many idols, Augustine realized that his pursuit of pleasure needed to
be completely overhauled. In understanding Augustine, it is vital to
understand that he did not cease pursuing pleasure. He did not become
a joyless prude or a self-righteous ascetic. He became one who realized
that lasting joy can only be found in God, and it is the duty of our whole
life to seek our joy in Him. The moment under the fig tree was not the end
of his search for pleasure; it was the beginning. On the first page of his
Confessions, Augustine sums up the story of his life, saying to God: "You
have made us for yourself, and our hearts are restless until they rest in
thee." Betsy Childs

(1) Augustine, Confessions, Book VIII,17.
(2) Ibid., Book VI, 9.
(3) Ibid., Book VIII, 19-28.
(4) Ibid., Book VIII, 29.

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The story is told of a little boy that had wondered away from
his home, not paying attention to where he had wondered to
as he followed his dog until he noticed that his surroundings
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I ran into a stranger as he passed by.
"Oh, excuse me please" was my reply.
He said, "Please excuse me too;
I wasn't even watching for you."
We were very polite, this stranger and I.
We went on our way and we said good-bye.
But at home a different story is told,
how we treat our loved ones, young and old.
Later that day, cooking the evening meal,
my daughter stood beside me very still.
When I turned, I nearly knocked her down.
"Move out of the way," I said with a frown.
She walked away, her little heart broken.
I didn't realize how harshly I'd spoken.

While I lay awake in bed,
God's still small voice came to me and said,
"While dealing with a stranger..
common courtesy you use,
but the children you love,
you seem to abuse.
Look on the kitchen floor;
you'll find some flowers there by the door.
Those are the flowers she brought for you.
She picked them herself, pink, yellow and blue.
She stood quietly not to spoil the surprise,
and you never saw the tears in her eyes."
By this time, I felt very small
and now my tears began to fall.
I quietly went and knelt by her bed;
"Wake up, little girl, wake up," I said.
"Are these the flowers you picked for me?"
She smiled, "I found 'em, out by the tree.
I picked 'em because they're pretty like you.
I knew you'd like 'em, especially the blue."
I said, "Daughter, I'm sorry for the way I acted today;
I shouldn't have yelled at you that way."
She said, "Oh, Mom, that's okay.
I love you anyway."
I said, "Daughter, I love you too,
and I do like the flowers,
especially the blue."

Are you aware that: If we die tomorrow, the company that
we are working for could easily replace us in a matter of
days. But the family we left behind will feel the loss for
the rest of their lives. And come to think of it, we pour
ourselves more into work than to our family - an unwise
investment indeed. So what is behind the story?
You know what is the full word of family?
When my Dad was younger, there were no T.V.'s
So he had to tape everything on the VCR until
T.V. was invented!
The Virus

This Monday started like most any day but would end anything but
typical. The Weather Channel forecasted mild atmospheric conditions
(even for November) but unfolding events would soon challenge and
startle mankind as never before.

In an elaborate government building somewhere in Rome, a multitude
of dedicated world renowned computer and technology experts studied
The Virus that had already secretly infected 98% of the planet's computers
in its first stage. Up to this point, none outside this edifice had ascertained
the existence of the silent menace.

In Jerusalem, heavy crowds were milling around The Dome of the Rock,
the third holiest site to Muslims worldwide. On the other side of the
Wall, a larger than expected crowd of Jewish worshipers prayed even
as portions of the wall continued to collapse.

In New York City, the Stock Market opened slightly higher while
down in Washington - Pentagon officials poured their second cup
of Maxwell House Decaf. Further south, the last edition of The
Atlanta Journal was being prepared while further west, parents
turned toward their offices after depositing their children at school.

Work halted temporarily in the government building as the new
dynamic and charismatic leader's entourage entered. He spoke
over the JBL sound system. "Good associates, The Virus is
scheduled to be released as planned in two stages. Stage one as
you know affects all the world's primary computers while the
second will decrease the excess occupiers that have so strained
our fragile environment. Both will begin to take effect within the
hour thanks to your hard work." He will later become Time Magazine's
"Man of the Year".

Unexpected to those in Rome, The Wall in Jerusalem collapses and
thousands of Muslims lose their lives along with hundreds of Jewish
worshipers. The Dome of the Rock along with all nearby buildings of
the Islamic Faith disappear into rubble. Within moments a very great
riot commences with each side blaming the other. Syria (with Iraq's
lost WMD) & Iran ready their hidden nuclear arsenal.

With a new surprising show of unity in Beijing, Hanoi, Jakarta, Tokyo,
Pyongyang, New Delhi along with other Far East capitals, 200 million
multi-asian troops are placed on alert. Moscow prepares its revived
army for an eventual march south....very far south.

Stage one hits Wall Street, the Pentagon, Main Street and homes
across America as well as the entire Western World. Business stops
as all funds - the complete wealth of the Industrialized World - is
transferred by computer virus via the web to Rome. All modern military
weapons are now under the new leader's absolute command as well as
the world's media (Rule of Rome once again).

As the second stage of The Virus is released, millions will become sick
and die with a highly infectious disease stronger that the AIDS & Ebola
viruses combined. Fortunately for some, certain large groups of people
have been quietly immunized earlier. Millions of Christians disappear at
5 PM EST (Midnight in Jerusalem) virtually unnoticed because of the
pandemonium. The controlled media is not allowed to print this story.
The President is declared lost because Air Force One is down over the
Atlantic according to managed reports but did his aircraft ever leave
Andrews Air Force Base? Is this a cover up from Rome to perhaps hide
his evanescence also? Other prominent members of the President's
Party are missing but from the other side? Exiguous.

This disappearance will go virtually unnoticed because of the manipulated
media and its potentate who controls also the world's assets & armaments -
the ultimate coup d' tat - all without a shot being fired. He will woo the planet,
restore peace to the Middle East for a short time with false promises of pro-
tection as well as rebuild a new Jewish Temple on the destroyed site. The
Islamic world will cheer because their faith has expected this great new leader.
With an appearance before nearly all mankind live on all media (TV, radio, &
even computers on-line), men, women, and children are mesmerized. Stay tuned...
(An Ultra Lite Novel by Howdy)

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After The Return of The King:

They shall beat their swords into plowshares,
And their spears into pruning hooks; Nation shall
not lift up sword against nation, Neither shall they
learn war anymore.

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Mic 4:3 - Show Context
In order to help us guys understand...

The Rules

The female always make the rules.

The rules are subject to change at any
time without prior notification.

No male can possibly know all the rules.

If the female suspects the male knows
the rules she must immediately change
some or all of the rules.

The female is never wrong. !!!!!!

If the female is wrong, it is due to a
misunderstanding which was a direct
result of something the male did or
said wrong.

The male must apologize immediately
for causing said misunderstanding.

The female may change her mind at
any time.

The male must never change his mind
without the express written consent of
the female.

The female has every right to be angry
or upset at any time.

The male must remain calm at all times
unless the female wants him to be angry
and/or upset.

The female must, under no circumstances,
let the male know whether or not she wants
him to be angry and/or upset.

The male is expected to mind read at all

The female is ready when she is ready.

The male must be ready at all times
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D I S C L A I M E R If someone should ask if it's legal to download songs
found on various non-commercial sites, such as this one.

Well, I'm neither a lawyer nor a technician,
and I've begun to wonder if it was legal for
us to tape music off the radio back when
tape recorders first came into being.

And were we committing a crime when we recorded
a movie shown on TV with our VCRs? And was it
really legal to buy a dual-deck recorder for the
express purpose of duplicating cassettes?

My answer to all of the above is, "I don't know."

Nonetheless, here is a formal statement in
some kind of legalize that appears to apply
to this kind of file availability:

The songs on this site are copyrighted by their respective artists and are placed here
for evaluation purposes only. No profits or sales are made on this site from their use.

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