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The Open Road

Excerpt from Song of the Open Road by Walt Whitman Afoot and light-hearted I take to the open road, Healthy, free, the world before me, The long brown path before me leading wherever I choose. Henceforth I ask not good-fortune, … Continue reading

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Royal Road to Happiness IV

What are the conditions necessary for happiness to flourish in your life? As we’ve considered, happiness comes not as a result of the perfect arrangement of things, people or circumstances, instead, happiness comes as you unselfishly dedicate your life to … Continue reading

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Royal Road to Happiness III

Have you discovered your purpose in life? If so, you likely measure all against the fulfillment of that purpose. If not, you probably feel as though there is something yet missing. Rightly so. Purpose drives meaning, and no amount of … Continue reading

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All's right with the world…tranquility as a point of departure

Pippa’s Song, by Robert Browning The year ‘s at the spring, And day ‘s at the morn; Morning ‘s at seven; The hill-side ‘s dew-pearl’d; The lark ‘s on the wing; The snail ‘s on the thorn; God ‘s in … Continue reading

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Contentment…I wear that crown!

“All things on earth thus change, some up, some down; Content’s a kingdom, and I wear that crown.”  -John Heywood 1497-1580 Ah, contentment.  That elusive muse more fleeting than prey in the presence of its hunter!  If you’ve ever felt … Continue reading

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