Hello and Goodbye, Never say of anything, “I have lost it”; but, “I have returned it.” Is your child dead? It is returned. Is your wife dead? She is re…
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Happy Memorial Day! We can familiarize ourselves with the will of nature by calling to mind our common experiences. When a friend breaks a glass, we ar…
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Happy Monday! On September 9th, 1965, in the middle of the Vietnam war, admiral Jim Stockdale was flying his Douglas A-4 Skyhawk when it was struck by …
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I’ve had my fair share of panic and anxiety provoking moments in the past decade, possibly made worse with the traumatic childhood I had growing up. Wi…
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Happy Monday! In an ancient Greek parable called The Choice of Hercules, young Hercules was walking down a path when he encountered a crossroad. On the…
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Happy Monday! The inability or rather unwillingness of the human mind to let go of the past is beautifully illustrated in this story of two Zen Monks, …
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Happy Monday 🎙New Podcast Episode with Troy Erstling. He is an extremely interesting and well-spoken guest. In this episode we primarily discuss what …
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Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. If you’re an…
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In the 1990’s United Airlines put out a commercial that portrays their executive team learning that they had lost their biggest customer. Their executi…
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Happy Monday! We all know about Al Capone. The notorious gangster, mafia who virtually owned Chicago. He was a crime boss who lorded over the windy cit…
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Happy Monday! Say to yourself in the early morning: I shall meet today inquisitive, ungrateful, violent, treacherous, envious, uncharitable men. All th…
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Happy Monday! Karoly Takacs was a hungarian pistol shooter in the army. In 1936, since he was a sergeant and not a commissioned officer, Keroly was den…
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