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Be the Change

Photo: ‘Pinecone’ by Aaron Burden at unsplash.com Thought for the Week The phrase “be the change you want to see” has been attributed to many people. But in one form or another it’s been around for as long as anyone … Continue reading

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Be Real

“She couldn’t tolerate lying from anyone, except, when absolutely necessary, herself.” ~The Wishing Map “The truth about lies is that first, it’s to fool others, and later it’s to fool yourself.” ~Mystqx Skye “You can fool yourself, you know. You’d … Continue reading

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Live with Honor

“The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.”  ~Socrates        “Therefore…clothe yourselves with hearts of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience.”    ~Colossians 3:12 “For we make a … Continue reading

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Mystery Solved?

The World’s Greatest Mysteries Explained: (Click on any picture to enlarge it, or to start slide show) A Few Somewhat More Serious Thoughts on Mysteries:    “The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow … Continue reading

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Wonder

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
“Wisdom begins in wonder.” ~Socrates

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Know Thyself

Jung was right. If we don’t understand our own unconscious impulses, we are slaves to them. But that doesn’t mean constant self-focus (“what do I feel, what do I think, what do I want?”). True self-knowledge comes from beyond ourselves. … Continue reading

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Live with Honor

“The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.”  ~Socrates

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Wonder

“Wisdom begins in wonder.” ~Socrates

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