Monthly Archives: February, 2012

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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Compassion

“Two important things are to have a genuine interest in people and to be kind to them. Kindness, I’ve discovered, is everything in life.” Isaac Bashevis Singer                                                                         I was in the supermarket recently and was on line, had emptied my cart onto the conveyor belt and put the little bar behind my purchases so …

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Today

I can’t go back to yesterday – because I was a different person then. Lewis Carroll Charles Lutwidge Dodgson better known by the pseudonym Lewis Carroll, was an English author, mathematician, logician, Anglicandeaconand photographer. His most famous writings are Alice’s Adventures in Wonderlandand its sequel Through the Looking-Glass, as well as the poems “The Hunting …

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Somebody

A somebody was once a nobody who wanted to and did. John Burroughs John Burroughs was an Americannaturalistand essayistimportant in the evolution of the U.S. conservation movement. According to biographers at the American Memory project at the Library of Congress, John Burroughs was the most important practitioner after Thoreau of that especially American literary genre, …

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Happiness

Find something to be happy about every day, and every hour, even if only for a few minutes, and if possible moment-to-moment. This is the easiest and best protection you can have. Gregg Braden New York Times best selling author Gregg Braden is internationally renowned as a pioneer in bridging science and spirituality. For over …

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