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The Discipline of Life

“In life as in war there are times when the wisest course is simply to stand still, to rest on one’s arms, to watch and to wait. When a mist of uncertainty enshrouds us and life seems to come to … Continue reading

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Creative Impulse, True Expression

The Enthusiast, by Herman Melville “Though He slay me, yet will I trust in Him” Shall hearts that beat no base retreat In youth’s magnanimous years – Ignoble hold it, if discreet When interest tames to fears; Shall spirits that … Continue reading

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