“I beseech you all to live in habitual contentment with moderate circumstances and gains of worldly store, and earnestly to teach this to your children and children’s children after you, by example as well as precept. Be determined to know by experience, as soon as may be, whether Bible instruction is of divine origin or not. Be sure to owe no man anything, but to love one another. John Rogers wrote to his children, “Abhor that arrant whore of Rome.” John Brown writes to his children to abhor, with undying hatred also, that sum of all villainies–Slavery. Remember, he that is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he that ruleth in spirit than he that taketh a city. Remember, also, that they, being wise, shall shine, and they that turn many to righteousness as the stars forever and ever.”

From John Brown’s last letter to his family, Charleston Prison, 11/30/1859

****TotalEcho is Marc Calhoun, who can play a mean game of mini-golf when required.  Contact me at totalechoblog@gmail.com


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  1. MARK! Hiiiii! I like your blog and I miss you!

  2. Thorton says:

    Waiting for a review of the new Wilco!

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