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Sunday, March 16, 2014

Magpie Tales #211


Feast in the House of  Simon 1610 by El Greco

Observe carefully  
Those who profess to be charitable
While pocketing truth
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Thanks to Tess Kincaid for Magpie Tales 

23 comments:

Celia said...

Pithy!

Gail said...

A wise rule.

The Blog of Bee said...

Ah, many a true word.....

Magaly Guerrero said...

I second that notion. Be cautious of the secretive preacher of awesome...

Sandee said...

Excellent advice. Or is that sage advice. Either works.

Have a fabulous day honey. Big hugs. ♥♥♥

Dana Dampier said...

Yes... very wise words!

Berowne said...

Smart and savvy,,,

Lynette said...

Wow! I like!

messymimi said...

That i will strive to remember.

SK Waller said...

Short, sweet, and straight to the point!

Stephen Hayes said...

Such wisdom. I'm a big fan of El Greco's work.

Helena said...

I'm on the lookout, Kathe!

Stafford Ray said...

I am afraid some charities collect mainly for the benefit of the directors. Judas is alive and well.

Leovi said...

Love it, nice idea, very clever!

Kutamun said...

I feel like a thief every time i creep onto your blog and steal a bit of good cheer !

Other Mary said...

Oh, excellent! I like this very much Kathe!

Madeline Jane said...

I love that! People's insides aren't always what they're trying to show on the outside.

Rajlakshmi said...

Brilliant and very thoughtful write. Loved your take on the prompt. You did it so effortlessly. The line made me go wow. :)

Cait O'Connor said...

Well said!

Tess Kincaid said...

Pocketing truth...oh I like...

Michael said...

ah snap

Karen S. said...

Ah yes, beware the pockets!

~T~ said...

A useful warning. Well done!