Monthly Archives: December, 2011

Finding Wisdom

We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.Benjamin Franklin   It took me a long time to grasp the notion that I did not have to know everything to have knowledge. Stupidity can be defined in many ways and who is to say which the right one is. I know …

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Confidence

Just as much as we see in others we have in ourselves. William Hazlitt   William Hazlitt was an English writer, remembered for his humanistic essays and literary criticism, and as a grammarian and philosopher. He is now considered one of the great critics and essayists of the English language, placed in the company of …

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Fulfillment

“Most men lead lives of quiet desperation.”  Henry David Thoreau We live in age where we are continually talking about being happy and finding fulfillment. We seem to forever be seeking something we may already have or can never attain if we keep seeking beyond where we are. I often am asked to counsel people …

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Negative to Neutral

I cannot change me or you from negative to positive, but I can change us both to less negative. Rabbi Mitch How often do we find ourselves in a situation where we are making a sincere, well intentioned effort to change either our or someone else’s thinking from negative to positive? I would imagine that …

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Making Use of Today

And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.Abraham Lincoln If you are reading this, you have been blessed with the gift of this new and glorious day. The question is what are you going to do with this day for it is not a …

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