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Careful Discernment

“There is a solid satisfaction in one’s having and being conscious that he merits the good opinion of men of true discernment and real worth. But to have a name among the weak and the wicked is shame and reproach.”–American … Continue reading

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Good Sense

Jonathan asked why I sometimes use the term, common sense and at other times I use the phrase, good sense. He always believed they were synonymous, yet had some doubts. I complimented my friend on having the good sense to wonder about … Continue reading

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Winning At All Costs

Scrolling through my Facebook feed this morning, An old Vladimir Putin meme showed up. My body involuntarily shivered at the sight. My understanding of the biographies I’ve read about Putin, is that he is a ruthless man who will stop … Continue reading

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So Foolish

“You know the value of every article of merchandise, but if you don’t know the value of your own soul, it’s all foolishness.”–Rumi I know you’re aware by now that today is All Fools Day, so yes, the pithy quote above … Continue reading

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