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First Principles: There Is A Direct Correlation Between Doing Good and Receiving Good

“[T]here exists in the economy and course of nature, an indissoluble union between virtue and happiness; between duty and advantage; between the genuine maxims of an honest and magnanimous policy, and the solid rewards of public prosperity and felicity.” – … Continue reading

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Beckoned By Her Fire

This poem transpired based on multiple pieces of conversations overheard or spoken to me that a friend then challenged me to turn into a poem: Beckoned By Her Fire by Michael Romani Her voice beckoned to me Like that moth … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Founders of the United States Believed Our Leaders Would Always Be Honest and Honorable

“The drafters of the Constitution had made on simple but far reaching error.  They’d assumed the people selected by the People to manage the nation would be as honest and honorable as they’d been.  One could almost hear the “Oops!” … Continue reading

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First Principles: Honest Friendship With All, Entanglements With None

“Peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations…entangling alliances with none”  – Thomas Jefferson Jefferson’s First Inaugural Address can be read in its entirety here: http://www.bartleby.com/124/pres16.html

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Thought of the Day: One Less Scoundrel

“Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure that there is one less scoundrel in the world.” – Thomas Carlysle

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Thought For the Day: Making the World More Honest

Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure that there is one less scoundrel in the world.— Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) Scottish essayist and historian If, like me, you wish for a better world, start with yourself.  There … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day – Joy Brings Beauty

Joy is the best makeup. -Anne Lamott, writer (b. 10 Apr 1954) Anne Lamott is an artisan of a genre called literary particularism.  Her works are filled with the many details of life that bring love, life and laughter.  To … Continue reading

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