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Someone Somewhere

“Christmas is the day that holds all time together.  “ — Alexander Smith At any given moment, someone somewhere is smiling. At any given moment, a shut-in gets a visitor. At any given moment, a woman tries to be a little kinder. … Continue reading

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Looking Beyond The Contrast

“Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.” — Confucius Humans are very good at spotting contrast. It’s what makes a work of art interesting. It’s how we distinguish right and wrong. It’s the difference that’s intriguing. Evolutionary-speaking, contrast is … Continue reading

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The Beauty And The Ugly

“No object is so beautiful that, under certain conditions, it will not look ugly.” — Oscar Wilde With great beauty, there is always a little ugliness. A few weeks ago, my son won a major prize in his school’s science … Continue reading

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If Beauty Passed You In A Subway, Would You Notice?

“Poetry lifts the veil from the hidden beauty of the world, and makes familiar objects be as if they were not familiar.” —  Percy Bysshe Shelley The Washington Post recently ran an experiment with the help of the virtuoso violinist, Joshua Bell. A … Continue reading

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