Tag Archives: humility

Ego Tripping

The Leo male is the “King of the Zodiac”. The Leo manages to find himself in the limelight more frequently than not. The way to infuriate the Leo is to snub him. The Leo’s main attribute and also his biggest … Continue reading

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Being Real

“We’re fond of thinking we’re the bee’s knees, aren’t we?” Jonathon’s question was more commentary than query, so I simply flashed my friend a mischievous grin. Without any pre-planning nor consultation with each other, both of us had dressed ourselves … Continue reading

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Struggles With Egotism

My friend Jorge’s husband José, likes to include a quotation in the signature portion of his personal emails. His practice is much like the Blue Jay of Happiness quotes that close my daily blog. The pithy quote that ended his … Continue reading

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Respect

Have you seen one of the videos about esteemed violinist Joshua Bell playing his $3,500,000 violin on a subway platform? Bell is one of the most famous violinists in the world. A few days before the experiment in the subway, … Continue reading

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It’s Hard To Be Humble

During your silent time, have you ever thought to yourself, “Whatever has become of simple humility?”  This may come from a hunger to live in a culture that doesn’t value superiority and superlatives nearly as much as ours does. I … Continue reading

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Hubris and Humility

While flipping through some old papers the other day, I stumbled across a quotation by the esteemed Indian poet, Rabindranath Tagore, that caused me to stop and ponder life for awhile.  “We come nearest to the great when we are … Continue reading

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The Grass Is Always Browner On The Other Side Of The Fence Day

Even though he wasn’t going to be in Norfolk on or near his birthday, I still wanted to have a CD and a special gift on hand for Jorge’s next visit.  A few Saturdays ago I selected the music and … Continue reading

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