Rosemead Kiwanis Club
"Serving the Community Since 1945"
The Fax of Life
A weekly inspiration, courtesy of the Kiwanis Club of Scott's Valley
August 10, 1997 Vol. 2, No. 39
This and That
Only a mediocre person is always at his or her best.
--- Laurence Peter
Everybody can be great. Because anybody can serve. You don t have to have a
college degree to serve. You don t have to make your subject and your verb
agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by
--- Martin Luther King, Jr.
The bad news: The average American has just $83.42 in the bank.
The good news: The average American is $4.6 trillion richer than the U.S.
Today s children are tyrants. They disobey their parents, gobble their food,
and tyrannize their teachers.
--- Socrates (circa 400 b.c.)
The problem of pain, of war and the horror of war, of poverty and disease is
always confronting us. But a God who allows no pain, no grief, also allows no
choice. There is little unfairness in a colony of ants, but also there is
--- Madeleine L Engle Newbery-Award-winning author
Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time. All of its Clubs are independently-run community service groups.
The Kiwanis Club of Scott's Valley normally meets at the Heavenly Café in Scott's Valley, CA, on Wednesdays at 7 am - see the Scott's Valley Kiwanis website @ http://svkiwanis.org for details; The Kiwanis Club of Rosemead normally meets on Thursdays at 12:10 in Rosemead, CA - see the Rosemead Kiwanis website @ http://rosemeadkiwanis.org for confirmation and directions. Visitors are welcome to join meetings of either club anytime.
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