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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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The Courage to Face Ingratitude XI

“The farmer does not expect every seed that he sows in hope and faith to fall on good ground and bring forth its harvest; he is perfectly certain that this will not be so, cannot be so. He is counting … Continue reading

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Throwing Away Our Happiness I

“If in the desert, a lone traveler, in angry protest against the hardships of his journey, were to slash with his knife his goatskin water-bag, letting the hot sand drink up the water that means health, strength, life itself, it … Continue reading

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Invincible Determination

“An invincible determination can accomplish almost anything and in this lies the great distinction between great men and little men.” ~ Thomas Fuller How determined are you to leave a legacy of blessing, encouragement and inspiration? Does the adjective “invincible” … Continue reading

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Road Sign or Road Block?

As a follow up to my previous post on the matter of learning to work more effectively with others, Time to Think, I’d like to share a quote from the book of the same name, written by Nancy Kline. Ms. … Continue reading

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Time to Think

A colleague and dear friend of mine gave me an excellent book the other day called “Time to Think: Listening to Ignite the Human Mind” by Nancy Kline. I read it yesterday afternoon and I am strongly contemplating making this … Continue reading

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