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Humility and Mastery

Last evening I had the pleasure of attending a wonderful surprise 60th birthday party hosted by friends of mine in honor of a man who is deeply loved and respected by his friends and whose life has been shaped by … Continue reading

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Simplicity and Wholeness

“A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him I may think aloud. I am arrived at last in the presence of a man so real and equal, that I may drop even those undermost garments … Continue reading

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Nothing to Stop Them

My sons and I take a few minutes every evening before bedtime to sanctify our hearts. My youngest made an interesting observation after we spoke about the importance of universal respect and while I don’t recall the exact words, he … Continue reading

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The Virtuous Mean

“Don’t make friends who are comfortable to be with. Make friends who will force you to lever yourself up.” Thomas J. Watson Every person you meet has standards. One may shoot for the moon while another might content himself with … Continue reading

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A Different World

I had a remarkable conversation with a relatively new friend the other day. Her enthusiasm, desire to be of service to her fellows in every sphere of her living and boundless gratitude for the privilege of ongoing growth and development … Continue reading

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Friendship on Purpose

“A friend to all is a friend to none.” – Aristotle You no doubt have friends of many stripes, a few qualifying as “close,” a larger group more appropriately described as being “acquaintances” and the majority probably being somewhere in … Continue reading

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