Monthly Archives: January 2014

“Let us, on both sides…”

“Let us, on both sides, lay aside all arrogance. Let us not, on either side, claim that we have already discovered the truth. Let us seek it together as something which is known to neither of us. For then only … Continue reading

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How We Change

“Most of us were taught that God would love us if and when we change. In fact, God loves you so that you can change. What empowers change, what makes you desirous of change is the experience of love. It … Continue reading

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Night is Mother of the Day

John Greenleaf Whittier (December 17, 1807 – September 7, 1892) was an influential American Quaker poet and ardent advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States. “The Night is mother of the Day, The Winter of the Spring, And ever … Continue reading

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Humility

“Humility does not consist of thinking poorly of our Nature, in thinking meanly of the spirit that God has given us; but in so lifting our eyes to God and to the heights of our Nature, that we think truly … Continue reading

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Not born for ourselves…

“We are not born, we do not live for ourselves alone; our country, our friends, have a share in us.” (Non nobis solum nati sumus ortusque nostri partem patria vindicat, partem amici.) — Cicero (born January 3, 106 BCE)

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Something to Ponder

By George Carlin (1937-2008) –  U.S. comedian, writer, social critic, and actor who won five Grammy Awards for his comedy albums. Carlin’s wife died early in 2008 and George followed her, dying in July 2008. It is ironic George Carlin – comedian of the … Continue reading

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Nurture a Spark

Isaac Asimov once wrote: “Not in one man, or in one generation, can anything great be accomplished… mankind, and life in general, is a succession of generations in which it is enough to nurture a spark from hand to hand, … Continue reading

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