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I've met Bono a few times, so I've got a natural link to Godliness.
To the extent that it was an integral part of the emerging commodity culture, however, cleanliness, even if next to godliness, did not come cheaply, certainly not during hard times.
The book dispels the frequently held idea among the religious that "God is better pleased with tears than laughter, that the closer you get to godliness the more grimly sombre you become.
As if promptness were kin to godliness, the program started at exactly 6:30 PM and began with the showing of a short video on the Jumbotron.
If a president wants to acquire an air of godliness by quoting the Bible, he'd better get it right.
She appealed to one of the less attractive aspects of his Yankee upbringing - the parsimony for parsimony's sake that is a snobbish corruption of the Puritan emphasis on the godliness of thrift and the sin of waste.
I'm anticipating an exciting synergy between the two organizations," says Crandall, "with the net result being more godliness in our workplaces from the top-down and the bottom-up.
Women professing godliness should adorn themselves with good works (1 Timothy 2).
Sauternes demands foie gras, at the very least a good homemade pat; my favourite dessert wine, eiswein, made from frozen grapes in Germany, Canada and Austria, is best enjoyed with a delicate, fruitladen pasty or something meringuey; Australian orange Muscat will forever be your best pal if you give it anything involving toffee or caramel - I once had the insane pleasure of tasting it with a brioche, toffee and chocolate ravioli at Liverpool''s temple of gastronomy, 60 Hope Street, I floated home on clouds of godliness and declared pudding to be the greatest invention since women.
To aid children suffering in Haiti, as well as provide support to one of its own, Messenger International, a Colorado Springs-based ministry inspiring godliness for 20 years, has chartered a plane out of Miami to deliver the essential materials to God's Littlest Angels.
The message is that cleanliness is next to Godliness and somehow the ability to eat off the floor of your own kitchen makes you a better person.