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Thought For the Day: The Heart of A Father Is the Masterpiece of Nature

“The heart of a father is the masterpiece of nature.” – Antoine François Prévost d’Exiles, Manon Lescaut        

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First Principles: It Is the Dearness of Freedom That Makes It So Valued and Valuable

“What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly: it is dearness only that gives every thing its value. Heaven knows how to put a proper price upon its goods; and it would be strange indeed if so celestial an … Continue reading

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First Principles: Civilization Teaches Us To Respect The Right For Women To Enjoy Their Natural Equality To Men

“It is civilization alone which replaces women in the enjoyment of their natural equality. That first teaches us to subdue the selfish passions, and to respect those rights in others which we value in ourselves.” – Thomas Jefferson, Notes on the … Continue reading

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The Last Days of Death

Regard well the moments of your life and never disregard a chance given to tell someone you care about or who needs an encouraging word those things that you might say to make their world better.  You never know when … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A Life Has Value As Long As One Values the Life of Others

“One’s life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion.” – Simone de Beauvoir, author and philosopher (9 Jan 1908-1986)    

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Thought of the Day: It’s Better To Be of Value Than To Be A Successful Person

“Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.”  – Albert Einstein        

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Black Friday Concessions

Crass commercialism versus spirit of Christmas anyone? Black Friday Concessions by Michael Romani Looking down from my self imposed mountain I spied a parade announcing one thing certain At the end of one very long advertisement Santa Claus’s arrival came … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Don’t Worry About People Who Don’t Love You; Spend Your Time Loving Those Who Do

“I don’t have time to worry about who doesn’t like me … I’m too busy loving the people who love me.”  – Snoopy      

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Thought For the Day: A Right Life Cultivates Kindness

“To cultivate kindness is a valuable part of the business of life.” – Samuel Johnson, lexicographer (18 Sep 1709-1784)      

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Do I Give Myself Too Easily?

Sometimes you wonder, right? Do I Give Myself Too Easily? by Michael Romani I don’t really think it too serious a question But, I approach this with some hesitation Because I have given you all of me so easily Does … Continue reading

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