Of the gladdest moments in human life

February 20, 2024 0 Min Read

“Of the gladdest moments in human life, methinks, is the departure upon a distant journey into unknown lands. Shaking off with one mighty effort the fetters of Habit, the leaden weight of Routine, the cloak of many Cares and the slavery of Civilization, man feels once more happy. The blood flows with the fast circulation of childhood. . . . A journey, in fact, appeals to the Imagination, to Memory,…

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The interest we have in problems is so intense

April 26, 2023 0 Min Read

The interest we have in problems is so intense that at some point we take our identity from those problems. Without them, it seems like we would not know who we are as a community. Many of the strongest advocates for change would lose their sense of identity if the change they desired ever occurred.”  Peter Block, Community: The Structure of Belonging

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Night Time – The Golden Verses of Pythagoras

August 4, 2020 1 Min Read

Never allow sleep to close your eyelids, after you went to bed,Until you have examined all your actions of the day by your reason.In what have I done wrong? What have I done? What have I omitted that I ought to have done?If in this examination you find that you have done wrong, reprove yourself severely for it;And if you have done any good, rejoice.Practise thoroughly all these things; meditate…

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Later, dude!

November 22, 2018 1 Min Read

For me, the times I always regret are missed opportunities to say farewell to good people, to wish them long life and say to them in all sincerity, “You build and do not destroy; you sow goodwill and reap it; smiles bloom in the wake of your passing, and I will keep your kindness in trust and share it as occasion arises, so that your life will be a quenching…

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