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Thought For the Day: Language Is Not An Abstract Construction of the Learned, Or of Dictionary Makers, But Is Something Arising Out of…Long Generations of Humanity

“Language is not an abstract construction of the learned, or of dictionary makers, but is something arising out of the work, needs, ties, joys, affections, tastes, of long generations of humanity, and has its bases broad and low, close to … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: High-Performance Teams and Organizations Do Not Arise Spontaneously. They Do Not Appear Overnight. High-Performance Is A Process and A Mindset. It Requires A Methodology and It Must Be Practiced – Over and Over

“High-performance teams and organizations do not arise spontaneously. They do not appear overnight. High performance is a process and a mind-set. It requires a methodology and it must be practiced—over and over. “ – John Foley, founder and president of John … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: However Well Equipped Our Language, It Can Never Be Forearmed Against All Possible Cases That May Arise and Call For Description: Fact Is Richer Than Diction

“However well equipped our language, it can never be forearmed against all possible cases that may arise and call for description: fact is richer than diction.” – J.L. Austin, philosopher of language (28 Mar 1911-1960)

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First Principles: We Should Never Despair, Our Situation Before Has Been Unpromising and Has Changed For the Better, So I trust, It Will Again

“We should never despair, our Situation before has been unpromising and has changed for the better, so I trust, it will again. If new difficulties arise, we must only put forth new Exertions and proportion our Efforts to the exigency … Continue reading

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The Greater the Miracles

The Greater the Miraclesby Michael DoyleReligion it seems is love’s emotionPersonified and adhered to with devotionFor a person who lives life without reasonHas committed the most personal of treasonsIn the Grand Inquisitor we find rarified poetryIn which passions are taken … Continue reading

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A Haunting Place

Ghosts don’t require ancient castles or haunted Victorian homes.  Sometimes the most haunting place is alone inside a person’s mind. A Haunting Place by Michael Doyle Inside my mind is a haunting place Filled with missed memories I wish to … Continue reading

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Self Rule Rises

Continuing in a series on American history: Self Rule Rises by Michael Doyle From the High Middle Ages, society had a transformation As Calvin and Luther led the church’s reformation In a faithful take befitting the Bible’s explanation Making these … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: As Obstacles Arise, Change the Direction To Reach Your Goal; Not Your Decision To Get There

“When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.” – Zig Ziglar      

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