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Possessions Can Possess Us

“Every increased possession loads us with new weariness.” –John Ruskin (Source: A.Word.A.Day / Wordsmith.org) I am a believer that less is often indeed more. It is all too easy for me to get loaded with weariness when I have a … Continue reading

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I Dreamt

I just read a short poem that brought a smile to my face and led to a very pleasant stroll down Memory Lane. May it do the same for you: I dreamt that my hair was kempt. Then I dreamt … Continue reading

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Change

“Although the connections are not always obvious, personal change is inseparable from social and political change.” -Harriet Lerner (As seen at Wordsmith.org A.Word.A.Day with Anu Garg)

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Have I Ever Done That or Would I Do the Same?

“No man should judge unless he asks himself in absolute honesty whether in a similar situation he might not have done the same.” -Viktor Frankl, Holocaust survivor, author, neurologist and psychiatrist. (Seen in Wordsmith.org’s A.Word.A.Day by Anu Garg) I’d update … Continue reading

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People Who Rekindle the Inner Spirit

“In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.” -Albert Schweitzer (I … Continue reading

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I Will Not Forget You

“Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you.” -William Arthur Ward I like and believe in … Continue reading

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Friendship

“It is not so much our friends’ help that helps us as the confident knowledge that they will help us.” -Epicurus, philosopher (c. 341-270 BCE) Based on how long ago Epicurus lives, it seems safe to say that some things … Continue reading

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