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Individual Initiative

The future of the world hangs upon the initiative of the individual. As with our physical bodies, individuals cluster and coordinate into groups of individuals and groups of individuals organize into larger systems, but the health of the body of … 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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True Love

“Love is the divinest element in the human. It is God’s finest gift to man. It is the most powerful factor for good in the whole world. Under its protecting wings nestle all the virtues. In marriage it means that … Continue reading

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The Courage to Face Ingratitude IX

“Confidence and credit are the cornerstones of business, as they are of society. Withdraw them from business and the activities and enterprises of the world would stop in an instant, topple and fall into chaos. Withdraw confidence in humanity from … Continue reading

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The Courage to Face Ingratitude III

“The expectation of gratitude is human; the rising superior to ingratitude is almost divine. To desire recognition of our acts of kindness and to hunger for appreciation and the simple justice of a return of good for good, is natural. … Continue reading

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A Foundation in Truth

I saw a great many castles while traveling through Europe during my youth and one in particular caught my fancy. Pictured above, the Neuschwanstein castle (“New Swan Rock”) is a magical edifice built upon Swan Rock, a massive stone outcropping … Continue reading

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