Category Archives: Wisdom

A Temporary State

  Every situation in our existence is temporary. So, when life is good, make sure you enjoy and receive it fully. And when life is not so good, remember that that it will not last forever and better days are … Continue reading

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Today

Today I will not stress over things I cannot control. Easier said than done, but I will try. Five days until a week of vacation, (Ian, stay away from Hilton Head Island, please) but who’s counting? Photo by RJV, IOP, … Continue reading

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Today’s Lesson

Self control is strength. . .  Calmness is mastery. You have to get to a point where your mood doesn’t shift based on the insignificant actions of someone else. Do not allow others to control the direction of your life. … Continue reading

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Today’s Lesson

Ships don’t sink because of the water around them; ships sink because of the water that gets in them. Don’t let what’s happening around you get inside you and weigh you down. -Unknown

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Responsibility

“You cannot subsidize irresponsibility and expect people to become more responsible” -Dr. Thomas Sowell I’m back from my sojourn “Up North” and will have several stories to share in the upcoming days.

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Wisdom

“Behind every bizzare decision is the chilling fact that someone thought it was a good idea.” -Michael Wade @execupundit  

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A Paradox

“We are faced with the paradoxical fact that education has become one of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought.” –Bertrand Russell, Philosopher (1872-1970)   Anyone interested in arguing against that stance?

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On Survival

Me, just a few years out . . . I am no longer apologizing for being me. I am so sick and tired of having to silence my beliefs and observations  for the sake of other people’s feelings . . … Continue reading

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An Observation

“The moment you declare a set of ideas to be imune from criticism, satire, derision, or contempt, freedom of thought becomes impossible”. -Salman Rushdie Who is Salman Rushdie, you ask?  If you do not know, you need to read a … Continue reading

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A Dichotomy

The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of misery. -Sir Winston Churchill

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