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A Gurnsey Tale

Watched a movie that I think is bound to become a classic of our times.  It was about a complicated and absolutely thought provoking movie that dealt with things as uncomplicated as love and war and what happens when the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Dare To Read, Think and Do Something Different Than Others Around You

“Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one else is thinking. Do, every day, something no one else would be silly enough to do. It is bad for the mind to continually be … Continue reading

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Like Dominoes Falling

On this the 18th day of Na/GloPoWriMo, the challenge is to write an elegy in which the sadness is based less on abstraction than concrete verbiage that helps a person feel the depth of sorrow felt.  To that degree, I … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Bible Should Be Read and Applied To Our Daily Lives

“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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Thought For the Day: A Dictionary Might Be Read As A Poem About Everything

“I was reading the dictionary.  I thought it was a poem about everything.” – Steven Wright        

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First Principles: The Whole Art of Government Consists of Being Honest and Doing Your Duty

“It behooves you, therefore, to think and act for yourself and your people. 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 … Continue reading

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First Principles: Think and Act For Yourself and Our Nation In the Pursuit of Right Over Wrong

“It behooves you, therefore, to think and act for yourself and your people. The great principles of right and wrong are legible to every reader; to pursue them requires not the aid of many counselors.” – Thomas Jefferson (1775)   … Continue reading

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In Spiritual Growth

Based in part on: Galatians 5:22-23 New International Version (NIV) 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. In Spiritual Growth by Michael Romani … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Re-Reading Literary Classics Allows A Person To See More Of Themselves Than Before

“When you re-read a classic, you do not see more in the book than you did before; you see more in yourself than there was before”. – Clifton Fadiman, editor and critic (15 May 1904-1999)        

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Thought For the Day: No Two Persons Have Read the Same Book

“No two persons ever read the same book.” – Edmund Wilson, critic (8 May 1895-1972)          

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