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Paying the Piper

“There is no evil that does not offer inducements. Avarice promises money; luxury, a varied assortment of pleasures; ambition, a purple robe and applause, and the influence which results from applause, and all that influence can do. Vices tempt you by the rewards which they offer; but in the life of which I speak, you […]

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The Upside to Quitting

“A winner never quits, and a quitter never wins”, Vince Lombardi “If you find yourself in a hole, stop digging”, Will Rogers “You need to know when to hold’em, know when to fold’em…”, The Gambler, Kenny Rogers “No problem is so formidable that you can’t walk away from it.”, Charles Schulz (Peanuts) I recently made […]

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Reactions > Thoughts > Actions

I walk through life facing backwards, buffeted by events that I can and cannot anticipate. My belief, in thinking I can control the future, is an illusion – fate dictates my destiny regardless of my intentions. My actions are the equivalent of throwing seeds over my shoulder, hoping that they will grow as I want. […]

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The Game of Life

“If thou shouldst live three thousand years, or as many myriads, yet remember this, that no man loses any other life than that he now lives; and that he now lives no other life than what he is parting with, every instant. The longest life, and the shortest, come to one effect: since the present […]

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