Tag Archives: Human nature

The Moral of the Chicken Bone

One of my Bernese mountain dogs devoured a giant cooked chicken bone that she had dug out of a lidded garbage can in the butler’s pantry a number of months ago and we had to rush her to the vet … Continue reading

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Modern Problems, Ancient Solutions

The ancient Greeks and Romans had solutions for many of the problems that plague our country today. They recognized that human nature is a double-edged sword and that steps can be taken to mitigate the expression of its lesser qualities … Continue reading

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Pierce the Veil

“You are not here merely to make a living. You are here to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, and with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world. You … Continue reading

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Gracious Living

One of the hallmarks of an effective parent, manager or leader is the attitude of graciousness. Gracious living is much more than a technique, in fact, it is a general approach to living that gives evidence of a refined relationship … Continue reading

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Personal Responsibility

You’ve probably come across the idea in your life that “everything happens for a reason.” People usually make this point known when they are suffering an ill of some unknown origin or counseling another who is moving through a difficult … Continue reading

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Walls of Life

“The finest triumph of civilization, in every phase of human activity, is the tearing down of walls of separation, aloofness and antagonism between nations, classes and individuals. Commerce has done much, the telegraph, the telephone and wireless have had their … Continue reading

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