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Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Cue: Handel

Martin Luther King, Jr. once said-

If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.


My sister is no street sweeper, but heaven knows how much of my earthly and figurative mess she has taken care of. For that and the myriad other blessings God coursed through her for our entire family, she deserves a lengthy celestial standing ovation coupled with rapturous hoots, applause, and choral singing.

Happy birthday to my favorite sister (by default, no competition)!

I love you dearly.

(Pierce Brosnan and Ces Drilon extend their greetings as well.)

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3 Comments:

Blogger fortuitous faery said...

that famous quote was mentioned in MJ's memorial.

what a lovely sibling you have! i'd love to see the golden gate bridge someday, too.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 9:37:00 AM  
Blogger fortuitous faery said...

by the way, thanks for dropping by miss igorota's blog.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 9:40:00 AM  
Blogger Edcel said...

si use my laptop and cam to earn extra moolah that's why i bought them before paying my debts. :)

happy bday to your sis and thanks for dropping by my blog! :)

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Saturday, July 11, 2009 1:34:00 PM  

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