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Listening To God

There are times I come to find that I wish I had listened more deeply and with much thought before acting instead of always being caught in reacting.  It seems a lesson that I continually learn.  The mistakes made have … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Great Principles of Right and Wrong Are Knowable By All Persons

“The great principles of right and wrong are legible to every reader; to pursue them requires not the aid of many counselors. The whole art of government consists in the art of being honest.” – Thomas Jefferson (1775)    

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Thought For the Day: Counseling Is Best Approached As Reminding the Person of Things Forgotten, Not Unable To Be Seen

“When you counsel someone, you should appear to be reminding him of something he had forgotten, not of the light he was unable to see.”  – Baltasar Gracian, writer and philosopher (8 Jan 1601-1658)      

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Thought For the Day: A Mother Is the Truest Friend We’ll Ever Have

“A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden, fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends who rejoice with us in our sunshine desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still … Continue reading

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Seven Points of Beatitude (Sapientia)

Seven Points of Beatitude by Michael Romani As the ghosts of one year floated by to be received In a clarity of slumber of one refusing to be self-deceived I had turned on the television intending to rest a moment … Continue reading

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