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Sincere And Truthful

If a person has no liveliness nor authenticity, she or he is inhibited and comes off as a mannequin. Such a person will be judged by others as vain and unhelpful to society–or worse. This piece of pithy wisdom was … Continue reading

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The Real Deal

Here and there we hear about influencers, and see doctored photos on social media and elsewhere. It seems that such people are not happy with themselves and wish to present an enhanced image of themselves. This requires plenty of time … Continue reading

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Honorable

We do not have to buy into other people’s expectations and dreams, nor must we play god to other people. We can be assertive in pursuit of our own goals without being arrogant and deceitful as we go about our … Continue reading

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The Real Deal

It’s been a few months since the break-up from my ex-BF. I’m considering re-entering the dating scene, so I’m going through my diaries and journals in the process of listing my mistakes and what I have learned from the past. … Continue reading

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Ponderings About The Pure Of Heart

Composer Ludwig van Beethoven expressed this reason for firing an otherwise good housekeeper: “Whoever tells a lie is not pure of heart, and such a person can not cook a clean soup.” Beethoven said in a letter to a friend, … Continue reading

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Beauty

While seated on the porch step waiting for Orange the cat to arrive, I became entranced by the sparkling frost on the lawn. The slightest head tilts caused hundreds of tiny reflections to shift. I was so mesmerized that I … Continue reading

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Honestly

I’ll try my best not to be preachy about a topic that tempts me to stand on a soapbox with megaphone in hand. The lack of  honesty in some corners of public life the past few years has gotten me all … Continue reading

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