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Feeling Generous

When I am greedy, I feel poor. When I am generous, I feel rich. When I am greedy, I am poor. When I am generous, I am rich. But I repeat myself.

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The Hatred Lives On

“hatred bounces” – e.e. cummings The hatred lives on. The hatred that manifested itself on a sunny, September morning twleve years ago; the hatred that fueled an unimaginable human tragedy; the hatred that led directly to two wars costing even … Continue reading

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Behind The Sign

“Learn all you can from the mistakes of others.  You won’t have time to make them all yourself. “ – Alfred Sheinwold When you read the message on a sign, or listen to a message from a person, there’s always … Continue reading

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When Someone Believes In You

“A hot meal, a place to relax and a chance to meet new people. There are no strings, no questions, no judging, no preaching, no drugs, no alcohol, no weapons, and no drama.” – HomePlate Youth Services website Terra knows. … Continue reading

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The Limits Of Our Help

“Know your limits, but never stop trying to exceed them.” – Author Unknown If you ask anyone if they help other people, I suspect that unless they are true social outliers, or trying to get a laugh, they will say … Continue reading

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The Best Way To Start Making A Difference

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Quiet Dignity

“Receiving far less attention are the working class heroes, who go about their solitary work routines with quiet dignity, come home from another grueling day, yet still find time to interact with their children.” – Armstrong Williams It’s hard to … Continue reading

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Two Choices

“When we walk into a dark room, there are two choices. We can keep it dark with anger, depression, and hostility. Or, we can turn on the light with compassion, kindness, and a smile.” – Mohammad Saeed Rahman The stereotypical … Continue reading

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The Imaginary Boat

“If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem.  Everything else is inconvenience.” – Robert Fulghum Imagine you have a friend. Imagine your friend lamenting all the … Continue reading

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That Old Expression

That old expression … “You get what you give.” That famous quote … “For it is in giving that we receive.” That ancient saying … “No one has ever become poor by giving.” There’s a reason those proverbs have been … Continue reading

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