An Old Fashioned Wind Instrument

I came across this little reminder the other day and thought it would be good to share as this week’s words for the week

George Bernard Shaw once got a letter addressed to George Bernard Shawm.

In a beard-tossing fury, Shaw roared to his wife that his correspondent could not even spell the name of the world’s greatest man. Moreover, fumed G.B.S., there was no such word as “shawm.”

Shaw’s wife, one of the world’s most martyred women, quietly disagreed, led Shaw to a dictionary and pointed to “shawm … an old-fashioned wind instrument.”

A man’s pride will bring him low, but the humble in spirit will retain honor (Proverbs 29:23).

THOUGHT TO REMEMBER: Worry stresses us because it runs ahead of today and it runs ahead of God’s strength given on a daily basis.

 

 

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2 Responses to An Old Fashioned Wind Instrument

  1. Bruce R. Matthew says:

    Hey Joe

    There’s an old adage: If someone gets too big for their britches, then humility will eventually come their way. They will also have trouble getting into their pants….LOL.

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