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Sunday, November 11, 2012
Quote of the Day (St. Augustine, on Spending on the Poor)
“If we are all passing away, let us do something
which cannot pass away, that when we shall have passed away, and have come
there whence we may not pass away, we may find our good works there. Christ is
the keeper, why do you fear lest you should lose what you spend on the
poor?”—St. Augustine of Hippo (354-430 A.D.), from Sermon 61, translated by R.G. MacMullen, from Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, First Series, Vol. 6, edited by
Philip Schaff (1888).
I'm a librarian (no, NOT a "cybrarian" or "information scientist" or any of the other trendy terms the profession has come up with), as well as a freelance writer/researcher; my political leanings are contrarian, much to the dismay of friends on the left and right, and so I will give anyone looking for my vote exactly what they deserve -- the back of my hand