Monthly Archives: February, 2012

Smell

Feelings are like chemicals; the more you analyze them the worse they smell. Charles Kingsley Charles Kingsley was an English clergyman who lived in the 19th century and wrote extensively in a manner that reflected his wit, humor and overflowing vitality for life. As I have in the past, I would like to expand the …

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Arrogance and Ambition

Ambition is the fulfillment of all I am capable of. Arrogance believes I am better than you. Anonymous How often do we ask ourselves whether we are fulfilling our ambition or whether we are arrogant? Not very often I suspect. Why would we want to? If I am arrogant I would have no reason to …

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Passionate Observation

We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails. Bertha Calloway Bertha Calloway is an African American activist who has dedicated her life to racial education, acceptance and respect. She is responsible for creating the Great Plains Black History Museum in Omaha, Nebraska. Her quote is very powerful as it suggests that I …

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God is Whatever God Chooses to Be

Jonathan Lockwood Huie is an Author, Speaker, Personal Coach, Lover of Life, and Philosopher of Happiness. I received this from him and wanted to share it with you. You can learn more about him at jonathanlockwoodhuie.com. The following is his retelling of a very old parable… A very devout man had the practice of praying …

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Competition

“You don’t have to blow out the other fellow’s light to let your own shine.” Bernard Baruch People have often said to me, Rabbi, “What is the purpose of participating if I am not going to win?” or, “I am going to beat the poop out of him” or better yet, “I’ll show him.” Have …

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