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The Golden Mean

Society’s seemingly endless bickering and beliefs-oriented violence achieves nothing constructive and further serves to create divisiveness in our world. While contemplating the current epidemic of political/religious extremism, the concept of moderation comes to mind. Moderation has become demeaned so much … Continue reading

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Moderately Conscientious

Grandma J used to remind her grandchildren that it’s wise to be frugal but not to be cheap. She explained that if a person is too plain and thrifty, then it would be difficult to help others. She went on … Continue reading

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In Moderation (OpEd)

I had two slices of pizza for breakfast. I very rarely eat pizza in the morning. This morning, however, it was a reward for not eating the whole ten-inch pizza I baked for yesterday’s lunch. This is part of an … Continue reading

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Pondering Moderation

Society seems to have lost its way and has allowed excess and extremism to manifest across our culture. Seemingly, we have become dismissive of moderation in nearly every way. This observation is not some sort of recent epiphany. This apparent … Continue reading

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Moderation

One of the most difficult things to watch and hear is a televised panel discussion that runs out of control. A network current affairs program invites spokespersons from two opposing viewpoints and a moderator to presumably direct the conversation. In … Continue reading

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Zeal

There is a great deal of wisdom in the idiom “too much of a good thing”. This might come to mind if we overeat. Or if we overdo anything. There’s a house near downtown Norfolk that possibly outdoes every other … Continue reading

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A Life In Balance

So many of us feel stressed out over the responsibilities and obligations that have taken over our lives.  Certainly we need food, shelter, and clothing for ourselves and our families.  Somehow, oftentimes in the process of providing these necessities, our … Continue reading

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