Monthly Archives: May 2011

Honesty

Being completely honest with oneself is a good exercise. ~ Sigmund Freud What is this thing called honesty? I think a person must first be honest with who he/she is before being honest about how change can come about, what … Continue reading

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Sacrificing Health

The greatest mistake a man can make is to sacrifice health for any other advantage. ~ Arthur Schopenhauer I made this mistake myself. I understand. I thought for a long time, that as long as I was successful in my … Continue reading

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Keep It Simple

After dinner, sit awhile; after supper walk a mile. ~ Old English Saying Having simple orderliness in our lives will keep us in the here and now. We no longer have work schedules, agendas. or itineries to dictate minute to minute … Continue reading

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Accepting Others

In the deeper reality beyond space and time we may be all members of one body. ~ Sir James Jeans Have we all thought and said at some time, “at least I am not as bad as that guy.”  or  … Continue reading

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Are We Owed Anything?

When somebody’s nice to you, don’t take advantage of it. You don’t ride a free horse to death. ~ Delaney Sisters, 1994, ages 103 & 105. I have often heard in state employment the message that the world or the … Continue reading

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Look Within

How much time he gains who does not look to see what his neighbors says, or does; but only at what he does himself, to make it just and holy. ~ Marcus Aurelius I know we catch ourselves trying to … Continue reading

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Pick Your Battles

The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook. ~ William James When we are trying to cope with our losses and/crisis, we can easily get caught up in every nuance or upbraid that other humans … Continue reading

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