Monthly Archives: September, 2011

Anxiety

If I had my life to live over, I would perhaps have more actual troubles but I’d have fewer imaginary ones.  Don Herold   Don Herold was an American humorist, writer, illustrator, and cartoonist who wrote and illustrated many books and was a contributor to national magazines.   It is clear to me that Mr. …

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Not Knowing

Teach thy tongue to say “I do not know” and thou shalt progress. Maimonides  Maimonides was a preeminent medieval Jewish philosopher, one of the greatest Torah scholars of the Middle Ages. He is also known by the names Moses Maimonides, Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon or the acronym the Rambam. He worked as a rabbi, physician, …

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Love

God, grant that I might not so much seek to be loved as to love.St. Francis of Assisi We live in a world so filled with pain and suffering that we sometimes forget how important it is to give love to others rather than seek it all the time. I know that I am loved …

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On Behalf of Others

You must give some time to your fellow men. Even if it’s a little thing, do something for others – something for which you get no pay but the privilege of doing it. Albert Schweitzer Albert Schweitzer was an Alsatian German-French theologian, musician, philosopher, and physician. He received the 1952 Nobel Peace Prize in 1953 …

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The Spirituality of Imperfection

It is only imperfection that complains of what is imperfect. The more perfect we are the more gentle and quiet we become towards the defects of others. From the Writings of Fenelon François Fénelon was a French Roman Catholic archbishop, theologian, poet and writer. He today is remembered mostly as one of the main advocates …

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