Category Archives: Observations on Life

A Greater Person

“When you are inspired by some great purpose, some extraordinary project, all your thoughts break their bonds. Your mind transcends limitations, your consciousness expands in every direction, and you find yourself in a new, great and wonderful world. Dormant forces, … Continue reading

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Organic Refinement

“If you will think about what you ought to do for other people, your character will take care of itself. Character is a by-product, and any man who devotes himself to its cultivation in his own case will become a … Continue reading

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Fresh Activity

“The only use of an obstacle is to be overcome. All that an obstacle does with brave men is, not to frighten them, but to challenge them.” ~ Woodrow Wilson One of my greatest delights is watching my children face … Continue reading

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The Truth First

“For though we love both the truth and our friends, piety requires us to honor the truth first.” ~ Aristotle Your integrity is based entirely on the degree to which you maintain an orientation in truth. If you are concerned … Continue reading

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Pierce the Veil

“You are not here merely to make a living. You are here to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, and with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world. You … Continue reading

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The Value of Decision

Lexi, my Red-tailed Hawk hunting partner, has taught me a great many things over the last two-and-a-half years. I have a deep respect for her hunting style, which centers around an uncluttered capacity for decision. Human beings have it relatively … Continue reading

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