Tag Archives: wisdom

The Power of Slowing Down

Photo by Rosanne Jordan Thought for the Week I hate the fact that adverse experiences teach me more than easy-peasy-everything-pleasey ones do, but like it or not, it’s true. Yet I often fail to learn the lessons they offer, and … Continue reading

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No Truer Words

Thank you, Dr. King, for speaking truth into our lives, both then and now. For those of different racial and ethnic backgrounds striving to live together, there are no truer words. All hands on deck! ∴

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Thinky Stuff

I love smart-funny stuff, and so-dumb-it’s-clever stuff, and “oo, I didn’t see that coming” stuff, and… Come to think of it, I like most thinky stuff. So, here’s a gift for your brain (and heart). Have a thinky weekend! Click … Continue reading

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On Bad Advice

Note: It’s possible Arnold Schwartzeneggar never actually said this. ;>) Thought for the Week Wisdom consists not so much in following good advice, as in not following bad advice. Ergo, the withholding of bad advice is one of the simplest … Continue reading

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Let’s Grow Wise and Surprise Everyone

Thought for the Week “The older we get, the faster we were” (printed on t-shirts at a college runners’ reunion). We can’t buy wisdom, we can’t inherit it, and we certainly can’t download it. Yes, it’s based on experience, yet … Continue reading

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Pointless Advice

Originally posted on Thinking Chitalia:
“There was a time when people used to line up for your advice, i don’t see anyone now?” she asked her teacher. “When i gave advice i wasn’t wise. When i turned wise, i stopped…

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The Thought for the Week Collection

Dear blogger friends, and normal people, I’m up to my creative eyeballs with a new in-development film project, as well as doing background research for my in-progress Memoirs. So I’m on a weeklong blogging hiatus, of sorts. Meanwhile, may I … Continue reading

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The Inspirational Collection

Dear blogger friends, and normal people, I’m up to my creative eyeballs with a new in-development film project, as well as doing background research for my in-progress Memoirs. So I’m on a weeklong blogging hiatus, of sorts. Meanwhile, may I … Continue reading

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Humility vs. Self-Absorption

Photo by Mariel Reiser Thought for the Week According to a recent study, only about 50% of men over age seventy are still sexually active. But when surveyed, nearly 100% of them say they are. Apparently, it’s not diamonds, or … Continue reading

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“Wisdom Begins in Wonder” ~Socrates

Thought for the Week A child’s sense of wonder is a priceless commodity. Perhaps the only thing of equal value is the retention of that commodity into adulthood. ⇓ “Kids think with their brains cracked wide open. Becoming an adult, … Continue reading

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