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The Invisible Bridge

A Covered Bridge at Lucerne by Henry W. Longfellow PRINCE HENRY. God’s blessing on the architects who build The bridges o’er swift rivers and abysses Before impassable to human feet, No less than on the builders of cathedrals, Whose massive … Continue reading

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The Highest Courage

“The highest courage is not the heroic effort of an hour but the sustained courage that meets trial, sorrow, suffering, disappointment, hope deferred, misunderstanding day after day, week after week, and year after year, and stands serene and steadfast with … Continue reading

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Remorse and Forgiveness

When such as I cast out remorse So great a sweetness flows into the breast We must laugh and we must sing, We are blest by everything, Everything we look upon is blessed. ~ William Butler Yeats Vain regrets about … Continue reading

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The Discriminating Powers of the Mind

“A multitude of causes unknown to former times are now acting with a combined force to blunt the discriminating powers of the mind, and unfitting it for all voluntary exertion to reduce it to a state of almost savage torpor.” … Continue reading

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Short but Sweet

Sometimes the shortest conversations yield the most abundant harvests. I had two such conversations yesterday and it is my pleasure to give a snippet of each, along with my resultant realizations, in hopes that your lives are enriched in the … Continue reading

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The Courage to Face Ingratitude XVII

“Ingratitude is some one’s protest that you are no longer necessary to him; it is often the expression of rebellion at the discontinuance of favors. People are rarely ungrateful until they have exhausted their assessments. Profuse expressions of gratitude do … Continue reading

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