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Thought For the Day: Through Others, We Become Ourselves

“Through others, we become ourselves.” – Lev Vygotsky, psychologist (17 Nov 1896-1934)    

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Missing the Mark

Based in part on James 4:17 Missing the Mark by Michael Romani Whoever knows the right things to do And doesn’t do these, like me and you We’re all sinners in our Lord’s eyes And He isn’t one to buy … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: True Honor Is Formed In Our Hearts Not In Other People’s Opinions

“Our own heart, and not other men’s opinions, form our true honor.” – Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834)        

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Daily Prompt – Hero

When I was much, much younger I felt a certain kind of empty hunger Wishing that I would not become a zero Instead I strove to become a hero Picking out who I wanted very much to be I modeled … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Hating Others Belittles Our Souls

“I shall allow no man to belittle my soul by making me hate him.” – Booker T. Washington, reformer, educator, and author (5 Apr 1856-1915)        

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Thought For the Day: To Understand Is Not To Condone

“Understanding a person does not mean condoning; it only means that one does not accuse him as if one were God or a judge placed above him.” – Erich Fromm, psychoanalyst and author (23 Mar 1900-1980)    

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First Principles: The Spirit of Liberty Respects and Insists On the Rights of Others

“The spirit of liberty is not merely, as multitudes imagine, a jealousy of our own particular rights, but a respect for the rights of others, and an unwillingness that any man, whether high or low, should be wronged and trampled … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Success Is Found In What You Do For Others

“All of us are born for a reason, but all of us don’t discover why. Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It’s what you do for others.” — Danny … Continue reading

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