THE HUMAN CONDITION, Part 1

Throughout all ages, humankind has debated the innate nature of man.  Is man inherently good, or is man inherently evil?  This is the crucible life question. Interweaving life and speculation, Plato wrote his Socratic dialogue masterpiece, Republic.  His premise: Man...

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BOY AND MAN BROTHERHOOD

King Solomon said in Proverbs 27:17 that "Iron sharpens iron" and "a true friend sticks closer than a brother" in Proverbs 18:24. We become more efficient, we are refined as we sharpen each other. A great example was Jonathan...

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FACIAL RESPONSIBILITY

One of the many life-giving stories by President Abraham Lincoln is about his decision not to hire a well-qualified man for a cabinet position. Several colleagues questioned Lincoln. Colleagues: "Why will you not hire this highly qualified man?" Lincoln: "I don't like his face." Colleagues: "That is...

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HOME BASE (PLATE)

"The day basketball season ended, my second love, baseball began. Throwing strikes was my passion." - Fred Where do you go mentally and or physically when life seems to be sucking the air out of you? There are so many ways...

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WATCHING PEOPLE WITH WISDOM, Part 2

As I inspire myself to love and good deeds, I realize I need to give more reflective attention, continuous care to watching over others. I need to study how I may stir up others to helpful deeds, noble activities...

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WATCHING PEOPLE WITH WISDOM, Part 1

People watching is fun, entertaining and a valuable source of learning. A wise spiritual and life educator taught his students to master three watching-people skills. WATCH THE PERSON. The face shows peace or tension, kindness or anger, happiness or sadness,...

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THE HOUR HAS COME

The wise King David encouraged us to measure our days and to know the brevity of life (Psalm 39:4-5). He also told us we are like grass, here today, gone tomorrow and remembered no more (Psalm 103:15-16). Jesus asked...

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MENTORS – A Worthy Coach

“A worthy mentor is one of the most valuable people leaders, parents, coaches, and peoples of all professions can have in navigating through life.”  – Jennifer Crowell Ferch The two vital qualifications of a mentor are one who has a proven track record (PTR)...

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