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Thought For the Day: Before We Set Our Hearts Too Much On Anything, Let Us Examine How Happy Are Those Who Already Possess It

“Before we set our hearts too much on anything, let us examine how happy are those who already possess it.” – Francois, duc de La Rochefoucauld, moralist (15 Sep 1613-1680)

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First Principles: When We Assumed the Soldier, We Did Not Lay Aside the Citizen

“When we assumed the soldier, we did not lay aside the citizen; and we shall most sincerely rejoice with you in the happy hour when the establishment of American Liberty, upon the most firm and solid foundations shall enable us … Continue reading

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It’s Natural

It’s Naturalby Michael DoyleIt is as natural to dieAs it is to be bornThere is no point in asking whyNor is there to mournThe only reason we existIs not to serve in some questBut to know, after we no longer … Continue reading

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Happiest of Mother’s Days 2022

Wishing all mothers a very happy and blessed Mother’s Day 2022!

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First Principles: Happily For Mankind, Liberty Is Not…Confined To Any Single Point of Time, But Lies Within Extremes, Which Afford Sufficient Latitude For all the Variations

“Happily for mankind, liberty is not, in this respect, confined to any single point of time, but lies within extremes, which afford sufficient latitude for all the variations which may be required by the various situations and circumstances of civil … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Bible Is the Best of All Books, For It Is the Word of God and Teaches Us the Way To Be Happy In this World and the Next

“The Bible is the best of all books, for it is the word of God and teaches us the way to be happy in this world and in the next. Continue therefore to read it and to regulate your life … Continue reading

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First Principles: If We Can Prevent the Government From Wasting the Labors of the People, Under the Pretense of Taking Care of Them, They Must Become Happy

“If we can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people, under the pretence of taking care of them, they must become happy.” – Thomas Jefferson (1802)

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Thought For the Day: The Purpose of Life Is Not To Be Happy At All…It Is To Matter, To Have It Make Some Difference That You Lived.

“The purpose of life is not to be happy at all. It is to be useful, to be honorable. It is to be compassionate. It is to matter, to have it make some difference that you lived.” – Leo Rosten

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Happy Valentine’s Day 2022

May everyone have the happiest and most blessed of Valentine’s Days this February 14, 2022. Always remember that God loves you!

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First Principles: The Bible Is the Best of All Books, For It Is the Word of God and Teaches Us the Way To Be Happy In this World and In the Next

 “Condescend, merciful Father! to grant as far as proper these imperfect petitions, to accept these inadequate thanksgivings, and to pardon whatever of sin hath mingled in them for the sake of Jesus Christ, our blessed Lord and Savior; unto Whom, … Continue reading

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