Daily Archives: March 16, 2018


https://pixabay.com/en/beggar-begging-street-sitting-man-1016678/ *** PROVENZAN SALVANI *** Started his climb early Why? He begged to help a friend Showed humility *** NOTE: Provenzan Salvani needed 10,000 gold florins to ransom a friend so that the friend would not be killed. He got … Continue reading

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Dante’s PURGATORY, Canto 11: ODERISI

attributed to Meliacin Master [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons [sample illustration from an illuminated manuscript] *** ODERISI *** One’s works quickly fade Excessive pride is a sin Others are better *** NOTE: Oderisi created illustrations for illuminated manuscripts. He was … Continue reading

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David Bruce: God Anecdotes

Jerry Clower, By Top Billing INC (ebay.com, back of photo, front of photo) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons Country comedian Jerry Clower is a Christian first. Some people wonder why he hasn’t received the gift of speaking in tongues, but … Continue reading

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David Bruce (born 1954): Is It Ethical to Plagiarize?

David Bruce Ethics will be a concern in your life. At times, you may have to decide if a certain action you are thinking of doing or a certain communication you are thinking of writing is moral. Therefore, it is … Continue reading

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