Tag Archives: Charity

Soaring above Fear

I donated an hour flight to a non-profit organization (www.georgiafalconryassociation.com) several months ago and the auction winners and I took to the skies yesterday morning. It was the first time in a small plane for one of them, and like … Continue reading

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Causa Causam

“For me, one of the major reasons to move beyond just the planting of trees was that I have tendency to look at the causes of a problem. We often preoccupy ourselves with the symptoms, whereas if we went to … Continue reading

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Living in an Air Castle IV

“Men sometimes grow mellow and generous in the thought of what they would do if great wealth came to them. ‘If I were a millionaire,’ they say,—let the phrase melt sweetly in their mouths as though it were a caramel,—’I … Continue reading

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The Courage to Face Ingratitude XVIII

“No good act performed in the world ever dies. Science tells us that no atom of matter can ever be destroyed, that no force once started ever ends; it merely passes through a multiplicity of ever-changing phases. Every good deed … Continue reading

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The Supreme Form of Charity

“We do not need to judge nearly so much as we think we do. This is the age of snap judgments. The habit is greatly intensified by the sensational press. Twenty-four hours after a great murder there is difficulty in … Continue reading

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A Converging World

The last two hundred years were particularly transformative for humanity. Dramatic increases in both longevity and wealth swept across the globe, affecting the industrialized nations first and the developing nations second. While a wide gap remains between the richest and … Continue reading

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