‘They want me to just shut that off and not be a Christian’ By Joshua Needelman – May 6, 2020 Updated May 14, 2020 CLEMSON — Coach Dabo Swinney on Wednesday night pushed back against critics who question the role Christianity plays in the Clemson football program. In April 2014 the Freedom from …Read More »
A young man was getting ready to graduate from college. For many months he had admired a beautiful sports car in a dealer’s showroom, and knowing his father could well afford it, he told him that was all he wanted. As Graduation Day approached, the young man awaited signs that …Read More »
"It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Be wiser than others, if you can, but do not tell them so." -- Lord Chesterfield
"Teachers affect eternity. They never know where their influence stops." -- Henry Adams
"The foundation of every state is the education of its youth." -- Diogenes Laertius
"Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity." -- Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC)Read More »
Sit back and take a trip down memory lane... especially those of you who were kids in the 50s and 60s. Share some of these thoughts with a friend who can relate. Then share them with someone who missed out.
-- Author Unknown
Close your eyes and go back... Before the Internet, or the MAC... Before semi automatics and crack...
Way back. I'm talkin' 'bout...
Hide and seek at dusk. Sittin' on the porch, The Good Humor Man, and Red Light, Green Light.
Chocolate milk, Lunch tickets, Penny candy in a brown paper bag.
-- By Brian Dyson
In a university commencement address several years ago, Brian Dyson, CEO of Coca Cola Enterprises, spoke of the relation of work to one's other commitments:
By Simon Mwangi
From the very beginning, the girl's family objected strongly to her dating this guy... saying that it has got to do with family background... and that the girl will have to suffer for the rest of her life if she were to be with him.
I had on new clothez,
New kickz upon my feet.
I was there for class on time,
Went to the back and took my seat.
-- By Bobby DoddÔÇ¿
Football is one of our great American games. It is the duty and responsibility of each of us to see that it is kept in its proper perspective, and that it is protected. We should see that it is used to attain the objectives that mean so much to our way of life.
We feel that the spectator can be most influential and instrumental in helping to achieve these objectives, if he will develop the right attitudes. May we suggest a few?Read More »
-- Author Unknown
The baggy yellow shirt had long sleeves, four extra-large pockets trimmed in black thread and snaps up the front. It was faded from years of wear, but still in decent shape. I found it in 1963 when I was home from college on Christmas break, rummaging through bags of clothes Mom intended to give away.
"You're not taking that old thing, are you?" Mom said when she saw me packing the yellow shirt. "I wore that when I was pregnant with your brother in 1954!"
A True Story - Author Unknown
They walked in tandem, each of the ninety-three students filing into the already crowded auditorium. With rich maroon gowns flowing and the traditional caps, they looked almost as grown up as they felt.
Dads swallowed hard behind broad smiles, and moms freely brushed away tears.