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12/29/20 Grif.Net – Tips for the Holiday

12/29/20 Grif.Net – Tips for the Holiday

Prayer for =
December 31, 2020:
God, =
grant me the senility to forget the people I never liked anyway, =

The good fortune to run into the ones that I do, =

And the eyesight to tell the difference.

 

Prayer for =
January 1, 2021:

Dear Lord, So far this year I’ve done well. I haven’t =
gossiped. I haven’t lost my temper.

I haven’t been greedy, grumpy, nasty, selfish, or =
overindulgent. I’m very thankful for that. 

But in a few minutes, Lord, I’m going to get out of bed, =
and from then on I’m probably going to need a lot more help.  =
Amen

 

Reminder for the New Year:

At 11:59 pm on =
December 31, before the new year begins, be sure to lift your left leg =
and balance as the clock strikes midnight.

That’s =
the only way you may be sure to start off the New Year on the right =
foot.

 

~~ANSWERS for =
the 1990’s Quiz~~

 

1. 1990 =
– Iraqi troops invade KUWAIT, leading to the Persian Gulf =
War.

 

2. 1991 =
– The old Soviet Union breaks apart after President =
Gorbachev’s resignation, with the constituent republics forming =
the COMMONWEALTH OF INDEPENDENT STATES

 

3. 1992 =
Four police =
officers were acquitted in Los Angeles beating of RODNEY KING leading to =
rioting, looting and destruction.

 

4. 1993 =
– After repeal of the APARTHEID LAWS 18 months earlier, South =
Africa adopts a majority rule constitution.

 

5. 1994 =
–  RWANDAN genocide of Tutsis by Hutus, with estimated =
800,000 slaughtered in 100 days.

 

6. 1995 =
– By only a narrow margin, QUEBEC rejects independence from =
Canada.

 

7. 1996 =
– Theodore Kaczynski, also known as the infamous UNABOMBER was =
arrested at a cabin in Montana.

 

8. 1997 =
– Long a part of the British Commonwealth, HONG KONG is returned =
to Chinese rule.

 

9. 1998 =
– A landmark peace settlement, the GOOD FRIDAY ACCORD, is reach in =
Northern Ireland.

 

10. 1999 =
– Two Colorado students at COLUMBINE High School kill 15 and wound =
23 in a shooting spree.

 

~~

Dr Bob Griffin =

bob@grif.net =
www.grif.net

"Jesus =
Knows Me, This I Love!"