Category Archives: Wisdom

Continue Striving

  There is no knowledge so hard to acquire as the knowledge of how to live this life well and naturally. Michel de Montaigne

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What We Believe

Nothing is ever really lost to us as long as we remember it. L.M. Montgomery

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The Longer I Hold It

This story has made the rounds on the internet for a while now, but it’s meaningful enough to pass along again. A speaker walked around a room full of people while teaching about stress management. To begin he grabbed a … Continue reading

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Know What You Can Control and What you Can’t

Many believe the “Serenity Prayer”, of which a portion is used in 12 step meetings, was generally based on the writings of Roman stoic philosopher Epictetus. Here’s a translated section of one of his dialogues that shows that Epictetus’s thoughts … Continue reading

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Today is Your Day

” Life” by Susan Polis Schutz dreams can come true if you take the time to think about what you want in life get to know yourself find out who you are choose your goals carefully be honest with yourself … Continue reading

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The Greatest Blessings of Mankind are Within

True happiness is to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future, not to amuse ourselves with either hopes or fears but to rest satisfied with what we have, which is sufficient, for he that is so wants nothing. … Continue reading

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Right In Front of My Nose

My wishes for us all in this New Year were found right in front of my nose  on my fireplace hearth: “Peace Stone” – A gift from a friend who had many times heard my answer to the question, “What … Continue reading

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You Bring Me Joy

Originally posted September 3, 2012 The years have not caused me to forget. Still there are remnants of feelings strong beyond explanation. You cracked me wide-open and I was never the same again.Was it because you loved me so unwaveringly deep … Continue reading

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The Way…

One sees clearly only with the heart. Anything essential is invisible to the eyes. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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Eighteen Rules for Living

At the turn of this century, the Dalai Lama issued the following eighteen rules for living. Rule 1. Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk. Rule 2. When you lose, don’t lose the lesson Rule … Continue reading

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