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The Garden of Life

The Garden of Life by Gregg Hake A new acquaintance: a germinated seed, A recent friend: a delicate shoot. A bitter enemy: a choking weed, A tight-knit family: a webbed root. A lifelong confidant: a perennial flower, A restored relationship: … Continue reading

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True Joy in Life

“This is the true joy in life – being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown on the scrap heap; being a force of nature instead of a … Continue reading

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The Courage to Face Ingratitude XVIII

“No good act performed in the world ever dies. Science tells us that no atom of matter can ever be destroyed, that no force once started ever ends; it merely passes through a multiplicity of ever-changing phases. Every good deed … Continue reading

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The Courage to Face Ingratitude XVII

“Ingratitude is some one’s protest that you are no longer necessary to him; it is often the expression of rebellion at the discontinuance of favors. People are rarely ungrateful until they have exhausted their assessments. Profuse expressions of gratitude do … Continue reading

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Facing the Mistakes of Life VII

“We cannot relive our old mistakes, but we can make them the means of future immunity from the folly that caused them. If we were impatient yesterday, it should inspire us to be patient today. Yesterday’s anger may be the … Continue reading

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Working Together

“Coming together is a beginning.  Keeping together is progress.  Working together is success.” ~ Henry Ford It is interesting to watch teams form up in the workplace. The phases a group of individuals move through as they bond to form … Continue reading

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