It was suggested to me that I write a blog on the subject, I Know This Much Is True.
I have been contemplating that thought for a few days now.
And since that time I have been captured by that phrase.
I began to consider those words from an outlook for the beginning of a new week.
Here is what I found.
The specific chapter was directed to The Effective Use Of Explanations.
It said, “The most effective way to keep a nation, that we say we love, from choosing the wrong course for it’s future, is to explain, explain, and explain. They deserve at least that. And there is no better day than today for such action.” Franklin D. Roosevelt
I found this to be good advice for any of us.
Thanks to the efforts of many people, the encouragement of several friends back in 2011 to begin writing, the underwriting, development and maintenance of www.johnhembree.com, by Rick Howington and the team at TechAdvocate Solutions, and to all those that have said or written, or texted, “Keep going!”, by people who know the value of a timely text and email, last night we submitted our first book idea, with sample chapters, to a literary agent in New York, that was derived from a series entitled, Living Out An Almost Life, which was inspired by “Mr. 90%”, he knows who he is.
“The eyes are the window to the soul.”
An ancient proverb all of us have heard and possibly quoted at some point.
The Bible gives an insight as well into the look within.
“From within, out of the heart of men, proceed the evil thoughts, fornications, thefts, murders,” and a whole lot of other things that Mark in the seventh chapter says should be avoided.
But good things also come from the heart.
Last night I gathered some, what I thought to be wise advice from a man eighty two years old. He is a scribe, an author, a professional wordsmith and he must have sensed that I am a sensitive soul, as he obviously is as well.
He said, “Never let go of something that you have never held before, because if you do let go, you will never hold it again.”
I am not exactly sure of what he was speaking of, but it seemed heartfelt, and it seemed very personal, from his own experience.
I believe that to be wise advice for any of us.
A great Thursday song.