Controlling the tongue, being wise, purity of mind & heart, importance of God, and not boasting: James says it all.
Also, welcome back to Deborah and Gary, who have seen in intimate detail the thrilling roads from here to Tucson and back. The old maxim of rainy Washington holds true today, at least. In other news, Ian and I rescued an ancient Motorola cell phone from a thrift store and hope to resurrect it by jury-rigging a battery charger for it; also Ian could hardly resist an old Super NES controller for like $5. Also avaliable: a whole laundry basket full of Microsoft Sidewinder joysticks also for $5.