Monthly Archives: July, 2013

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. Herold understood the nature of anxiety as …

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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 greatestTorah 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, and philosopher in Spain, Morocco and Egypt. With the contemporary Muslim …

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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 …

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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 …

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Burnout

In dealing with those who are undergoing great suffering, if you feel “burnout” settling in, if you feel demoralized and exhausted, it is best, for the sake of everyone, to withdraw and restore yourself. The point is to have a long-term prospective. – Dalai Lama Have you reached a point where the things that you …

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