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The Comfort Drug

There is a particular type of discomfort which accompanies personal growth. I say “particular” because it is different than the discomfort that comes from failure, dishonesty or disobedience. It is more like the “good burn” you get from an intense … Continue reading

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The Discomfort of the Unfamiliar

I remember reading the story of Abraham when I was in my teens. This story stood out to me more than others, perhaps because it offered excellent and personally relevant advice at a time when I really needed it. As … Continue reading

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The Love of Money

“Nature revealed a wondrous sense of justice when she admitted money into the world merely as a limited legal tender. All the greatest things in life, those of mind, heart and soul, she put safely beyond the power of money … Continue reading

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The Truth is True

I stumbled upon an excellent article yesterday in The New York Times Sunday Review entitled “Biased but Brilliant.” The author, Cordelia Fine, a senior research associate at the Melbourne Business School, points to research showing that confirmation bias – the … Continue reading

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The Power of Truth

The relationship between horse and rider is sacred. Each must adapt what is natural in movement and balance to accommodate the other. Watch a riderless horse in a turn, for instance, and you may see him transfer weight to his … Continue reading

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