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But For the Grace of God

My memory of that afternoon awakens thoughts of a sunny fall day.  Back in time a dozen years it was one of those in-between days of not cold yet, but not warm either.  Balanced between extremes that Saturday was one … Continue reading

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Improved Means to an Unimproved End

First posted June 30, 2012 Living in a country where I have been programmed to consume, it’s difficult not to indulge to or even past the point of what I can afford. Things have not always been so in this … Continue reading

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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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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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Beatus Rememberence (Happy Remembrance)

Feeling grateful brings a grace like little other. Through the power of gratefulness my life became more contented and centered. For three years I wrote almost every day about the light and dark times that shaped and molded my life. … Continue reading

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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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“I Love You”

Better three hours too soon than a minute too late. William Shakespeare It was Carol’s fiftieth birthday, and Jim had two plane tickets to Hawaii in his pocket. He was going to surprise her. Instead, he was killed by a … Continue reading

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Out of Monochrome and Into Full Color

The quip goes “time is money” but I have grown to see that “money is time”. Seems like I’m only playing with words by flipping them around. But there’s a deeper meaning with a closer look. Definitions: Time = one’s … Continue reading

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Principles

Obey the principles without being bound by them. Bruce Lee

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Over and Over

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