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Pondering Peace

“Peace is liberty in tranquility.”–Marcus Tullius Cicero I stumbled across the Cicero statement by accident yesterday and it stopped me dead in my tracks. His definition of peace felt like a cup of refreshing cool water that is offered to quench … Continue reading

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Foolish

Who has not, at one time in life, thought herself or himself as the wisest person on Earth? Were you an adolescent then? I was. I believed that I was blessed with sublime wisdom about nearly every topic. I must … Continue reading

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Day Of Lament

My friend Jorge sent an email earlier this week with a topic idea for this blog. Because we think alike regarding such subject matter as civil liberties and the significance of historical events, he thought I should look into the … Continue reading

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Suffer Fools Gladly

The coffee mug at the thrift store caught my eye because of its short message, “I do not suffer fools gladly”. I did not purchase the mug because of a noticeable chip on the rim at the location my lips … Continue reading

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Such Folly

“True wisdom is less presuming than folly. The wise man doubteth often, and changeth his mind; the fool is obstinate, and doubteth not; he knoweth all things but his own ignorance.”–the ancient Egyptian pharaoh Akhenaton If we judge the modern world … Continue reading

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Expand The Mind

“One of the secrets of youth is to remain curious.” This “secret” has been rattling around in my head for a long time. It has been my major “alibi” for going to the library every week and why I like … 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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