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Doing Your Best VI

“And Moses was an hundred and twenty years old when he died: his eye was not dim, nor his natural force abated.” ~ Deuteronomy 34:7 No matter how old you are at this moment, you should be in the prime … Continue reading

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Beatific Vision

“Truth is the beginning of every good thing, both in heaven and on earth; and he who would be blessed and happy should be from the first a partaker of truth, for then he can be trusted.” ~ Plato I’ve … Continue reading

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The Top 7 Ways to Ruin a Perfectly Good Life by Gregg Hake

Leonardo DaVinci once wrote, “Life well spent is long.” Socrates wrote some 2,000 years earlier, “Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.” To be sure, a life well lived is ideal, but optional. While I typically prefer … Continue reading

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Rhetoric, Ethos and A Life of Influence

In yesterday’s post I made the point that internal changes modify that which emanates from you and as a result others see you in a new light. How they perceive you is related to ethos, for ethos belongs not to you but to your audience. Continue reading

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