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The Essence of Wisdom

In the spirit of yesterday’s consideration, I’d like to expand a little on what it means to “fight for life.” You’ve probably had the experience on occasion of having to reach deep down to overcome a challenge, problem or limitation. … Continue reading

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Know Thyself

Know Thyself by Alexander Pope Know then thyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of mankind is Man. Placed on this isthmus of a middle state, A being darkly wise and rudely great: With too much knowledge for … Continue reading

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Are you ready?

Morning dawns are you ready? by Gregg Hake Mist rising from lake below Air rich with summery scents Infusing earth’s crescendo Heart is filled with what presents. All things made new Not one refrain Doth nature feign I heed her … Continue reading

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Called to the Window

“Facts are ventriloquists’ dummies. Sitting on a wise man’s knee they may be made to utter words of wisdom; elsewhere, they say nothing, or talk nonsense, or indulge in sheer diabolism.” ~ Aldous Huxley Facts are helpful in that they … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet…” – William Shakespeare Since the beginning of recorded history, man has been curious about the world around him. His inquiry, fueled by … Continue reading

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A New Standard

“What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.“- Ralph Waldo Emerson The moment you become mesmerized by your circumstances is the moment you become powerless in relation to … Continue reading

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