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First Principles: Leadership Is Inspiring Others To Dream, Learn and Become More

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader.” – John Quincy Adams      

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First Principles: It Is the Duty of All To Worship God In the Manner Most Agreeable To That Person’s Conscience

“It is the duty of all men in society, publicly, and at stated seasons, to worship the SUPREME BEING, the great Creator and Preserver of the universe. And no subject shall be hurt, molested, or restrained, in his person, liberty, … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: It Is Good To Polish Your Mind Against the Minds of Others

“It is good to rub and polish your mind against that of others.” – Michel de Montaigne, essayist (28 Feb 1533-1592)        

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First Principles: It Is Unlawful To Take Away the Liberty of Others Simply Through Superior Power

“[I]t is certainly unlawful to make inroads upon others . . . and take away their liberty by no better means than superior power.“ – John Witherspoon, Signer of the Declaration of Independence      

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Thought For the Day: Do Things For Others Not For Benefit But Because of Who You Are

“Do things for people not because of who they are or what they do in return, but because of who you are.” —  H. Kushner      

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First Principles: It is Inconsistent, Unjust and Impious To Fight And Pray for Freedom While Keeping Others In Slavery

“That men should pray and fight for their own freedom and yet keep others in slavery is certainly acting a very inconsistent, as well as unjust and perhaps impious, part.” –  John Jay, Reference The Life and Times of John … Continue reading

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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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