Brent Logan

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Category: quotes

  • If this life is a shipwreck…

    If this life is a shipwreck…

    If this life is a desert, it is our duty to make an oasis in it; if this life is a shipwreck, we must rescue as many as we can, and not forget to sing in the lifeboats. Peter Gay Hat tip: John P. Weiss and Quote Investigator.

  • Dog: Uncover a third option

    Dog: Uncover a third option

    Elevate your mindset.

  • Happy are those

    Happy are those

    Happy are those who work for peace… Matt. 5:9 At the beginning of prior years, I’ve started the year here with theme words, a word, or a verse. This year it’s a verse. Please join me in working for peace this year. “How?” you might ask. Let’s work for peace in our families, our neighborhoods, […]

  • Sherman Alexie’s “Hymn”

    I will sing for people who might not sing for me.I will sing for people who are not my family. I will sing honor songs for the unfamiliar and new.I will visit a different church and pray in a different pew. I will silently sit and carefully listen to new storiesAbout other people’s tragedies and […]

  • Rick Best on heroism

    Rick Best on heroism

    I can’t stand by and do nothing. Rick Best Rick Best was one of three heroes who last week in Portland stood against ignorance and hate. May their actions and Rick’s words inspire the rest of us.

  • Bill and Melinda Gates on investing

    Bill and Melinda Gates on investing

    The best investment any of us can ever make is in the lives of others. Bill and Melinda Gates This quote is from Bill and Melinda Gates’ 2017 annual letter to Warren Buffet on the “impact his gift has had on the world.” It’s well worth a read.

  • “Sick of Politics” is privilege in action

    I want my friends to understand that being “sick of politics” is privilege in action. Your privilege allows you to live a non-political existence. Your wealth, your race, your abilities or your gender allows you to live a life in which you likely will not be a target of bigotry, attacks, deportation, or genocide. You […]

  • Nevertheless, she persisted

    Dear family, I would like this on my tombstone: "She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted." — Bethany (@buffyro) February 9, 2017 High praise, indeed. :-)

  • Updated quote images

    Updated quote images

    I have been going through my older quote posts and either adding or updating images, then dribbling them out to my friends on Facebook. Here are a few of the recent ones. Here are links to the original posts: