Tuesday September 18th 2012

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Thought for the Day

 “If Jesus, Moses, the Buddha and Mohammed
were to bump into each other along the road
and go have a cup of tea or whatever,
I think we all know
they would treat one another far different and far better
than a lot of their followers would.”

~ Brian D. McLaren

*Brian D. McLaren

Born 1956

A prominent Christian pastor, author, activist and speaker and leading figure in the emerging church movement. McLaren has written more than 20 books, and he is a principal figure in the Emerging Church, a Christian movement that rejects the organized and institutional church in favor of a more modern, accepting community.


After Thoughts:

Did You Know?

Animals also are either right-handed or left-handed. Polar bears are left-handed and so is Kermit the Frog.


Today’s Word: fugacious

fugacious – adjective fyü-?g?-sh?s


  1. lasting a short time


Her fugacious attempt to reach the top was compounded by poor planning and lack of preparation.


brief, deciduous, ephemeral, evanescent, flash,fleeting, momentary, fugitive, impermanent, passing, short-lived, temporary, transient, transitory


Happy Birthday:

  • 1709 – Samuel Johnson, English writer and lexicographer (d. 1784)
  • 1905 – Greta Garbo, Swedish actress (d. 1990)
  • 1905 – Eddie Anderson, “Rochester” American actor (d. 1977)
  • 1939 – Fred Willard, American comedian
  • 1953 – Carl Jackson, American country and bluegrass musician
  • 1979 – Vinay Rai, Indian actor

Holidays: Days of celebration and remembrance.

  • National Cheeseburger Day, (USA)
  • World Water Monitoring Day (International)
  • Independence Day in (Chile) (Zimbabwe)
  • Day of National Music (Azerbaijan)

History Today:

  • 1895 – Daniel David Palmer gives the first chiropractic adjustment.
  • 1919 – The Netherlands gives women the right to vote.
  • 1974 – Hurricane Fifi strikes Honduras, 110 mph winds, killing 5,000.
  • 1975 – Patty Hearst is arrested after a year on the FBI Most Wanted List.
  • 1984 – Joe Kittinger – first solo balloon crossing of the Atlantic.
  • 2009 – The 72 year run of soap opera The Guiding Light ends.

September 18 is the 261th day of the year, 104 days remain

See also  Sunday March 7th 2010

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