Monthly Archives: November 2018

Deep Listening

“In a monastery garden, a wise old monk who was blind was walking with a pupil…. “It was a beautiful spring day. The garden was just coming to bloom and the wind blew softly. As the monk and his pupil … Continue reading

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“One” Power

A short story: When Alexander the Great was a young man he had the great good fortune to be tutored by one of the world’s wisest teachers: Aristotle. Being young and foolish, Alexander was always trying to think up questions … Continue reading

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Wilma’s Wisdom

Since sharing Wilma Rudolph’s amazing story (See Can Do!), I’ve had her on my mind. so I’ve gathered some of her words of wisdom to inspire and embolden us: “I believe in me more than anything in this world.” “It … Continue reading

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Can Do!

“The doctors told me I would never walk again told me I would, so I believed my mother.”      Wilma Rudolph “Who are you going to believe? The people who believe in you or the critics? Don’t believe the critics — … Continue reading

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Good Company

“The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.”   Epictetus A Stoic philosopher with a flair for living a full life in dangerous times, Epictetus knew about the value of strong, … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

As we begin our holiday, may your life be full of  joy and gratitude, now and always: God’s World Edna St. Vincent Millay “O world, I cannot hold thee close enough! Thy winds, thy wide gray skies! Thy mists, that … Continue reading

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Katherine Challenges

“But I tell you, nothing is pointless, and nothing is meaningless if the artist will face it. And it’s his business to face it. He hasn’t got the right to sidestep it like that. Human life itself may be almost … Continue reading

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