Category Archives: Choices

Growth

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. Anaïs Nin

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Seize Every Minute

If I had my life to live over, I would have talked less and listened more. I would have invited friends over to dinner even if the carpet was stained and the sofa faded. I would have eaten the popcorn … Continue reading

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Runner Intentionally Loses Race

Oscar Wilde wrote, “One should always play fairly when one has the winning cards”. This is evidenced profoundly in an article published about a year ago on Huffington Post (one of my favorite websites). There is so much good content … Continue reading

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The “Just War Theory”

On a semi-regular basis I attend a local Unitarian church and always benefit from each visit. This morning the minister talked about a concept I had not heard of called “Jus Ad Bellum” which in Latin translates to “The Law … Continue reading

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Oh, Boy… Oh, Boy

The phrase, “You can do anything you put your mind to,” seems to imply all a person has to do is imagine what he or she would like to accomplish, mentally focus on the task for a while and wait … Continue reading

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My Treasury of Time

Everything is always changing no matter how much we wish for it not to. It is the way of the world. Nothing is permanent. At birth each life starts evaporating, accelerating more rapidly all the time. Even with a loving … Continue reading

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Freedom and Choice

A futurist’s comments I read about fifteen years ago predicted one day the number of big stores where you go to buy things would be far fewer. The suggestion was made that instead of going to Sears or Best Buy … Continue reading

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Peace Within the Riddle

What do you want? Or is what you want always just something you don’t have. Those spoken words actually came falling out of my mouth this morning from a source I am unsure of. Since I live alone, saying such … Continue reading

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It’s Only In My Mind

A bad habit of mine is to wonder if I should be doing something else, have a different job or a different profession, be somewhere else other than where I am or mentally wander off into similar such thinking. In … Continue reading

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Ready For What Is Ahead

Running out of weekend I ventured out for a Sunday evening jaunt to the Wally World amusement park known to some as Wal-Mart. What a madhouse! Most people whether alone, in a couple or a family group were in a … Continue reading

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