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It is in me, and shall out!

“Doubt not, O poet, but persist. Say ‘It is in me, and shall out.’ Stand there, balked and dumb, stuttering and stammering, hissed and hooted, stand and strive, until at last rage draw out of thee that dream-power which every … Continue reading

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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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Give me truths

What made America great were those times when the American people were more eager to hear the truth than what they wanted to hear and when the elected leadership were sufficiently principled to speak the truth rather than bend it … 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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I Shall Overcome!

“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson You have the opportunity – every single morning of your life – to set the tone for the day to come. … Continue reading

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A Startling Thought

“A chief event of life is the day in which we have encountered a mind that startled us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson The more I read about confirmation bias in science, the more I realize that our educational system is … Continue reading

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