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An Angel in Disguise

“Every man is an angel in disguise, a god playing the fool.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Even if you are acting perfectly you might find that there is not always a ground or earth to your positive expression. Whether you … Continue reading

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A Flaming Heart

“Every great achievement is the victory of a flaming heart.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson If you take a moment to review the greatest victories in your life, you’ll likely notice that they were in large part the product of a … Continue reading

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Creating Destiny

Watch your thoughts, for they become words. Watch your words, for they become actions. Watch your habits, for they become your character. And watch your character, for it becomes your destiny. Thinking that you are a victim is enough to … Continue reading

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Life on Purpose

As I mentioned yesterday, cynicism is nothing more than the absence of radiance in individual expression. By radiance I do not mean the false and groundless optimism that some people manufacture by mental gymnastics or through intention and therefore “have.” … Continue reading

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The Attitude of Cynicism

It is commonly assumed that the attitude of cynicism is something that is caught, like a cold or flu, at a certain point in life. Some contract it earlier than others, but the majority of cases seem to develop in … Continue reading

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Dignity of the Artist

“The dignity of the artist lies in his duty of keeping awake the sense of wonder in the world. In this long vigil he often has to vary his methods of stimulation; but in this long vigil he is also … Continue reading

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