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“My Life Got Bigger”

I just read some of Apple CEO Tim Cook’s MIT speech and found it inspiring, refreshing, and powerful, especially this part: “Measure your impact on humanity not by the number of likes but by the lives you touch; not in … Continue reading

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The Greater Humanity Becomes

“The more people we love the greater humanity becomes.” — Anthony Douglas Williams

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“The One I Didn’t Shoot Down!”

The New York Post tells the remarkable story of World War II American bomber pilot Charlie Brown and German Luftwaffe ace Franz Stigler, who instead of shooting down Brown’s crippled plane, flew alongside it and saluted. The story comes from … Continue reading

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A Sparrow In A Coffee Shop

I have gained much wisdom and felt much love from followers of many religions, traditions, and faiths. While religions can unite, sadly they can also divide, as a great many bloody religious wars have proven. For that reason, I hesitate … Continue reading

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A Great First Step

I admire the creativity of the person who created the “Coexist” graphic which is spelled out using several religious symbols. It is clever and important message. Coexisting is a great first step toward global peace. And, I believe that humanity … Continue reading

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Blessed Day

I dream of the blessed day when humanity awakens from its terrible nightmare and begins to fight for peace with as much ferocity, tenacity, and heroism as we’ve fought our wars. –Russ Towne

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A Hero of Humanity

I just saw a blurb about a Chinese cop that while on duty and in uniform breastfed two hungry baby earthquake survivors that weren’t her own. I don’t know what her boss thinks about her actions, but to me she … Continue reading

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