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Who are the stranglers and the wranglers? Years ago, at the University of Wisconsin, there was a group of brilliant young men known as...

Poet or Pundit? The Story of The Stranglers and The Wranglers

“The genius of a composer is found in the notes of his music; but analyzing the notes will not reveal his genius. The poet’s greatness is contained in his words; yet the study of his words will not disclose his inspiration. God reveals himself in creation; but scrutinize creation as minutely as you wish, you will not find God, any more than you will find the soul through careful examination …

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4 Ways A Connection With Nature is Vital to Our Health and Well-being

4 Ways A Connection With Nature is Vital to Our Health and Well-being

If you do only one thing this year, let it be to establish (or re-establish) a connection with nature. Not only will a connection with nature allow you to connect more to yourself, but others as well. The benefits are enormous — increased vitality exists above and beyond the energizing effects of physical activity and …

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Entitled or Enlightened? 5 Things I Learned From Working With Millennials.

Entitled or Enlightened? 5 Things I Learned From Working With Millennials.

Here’s the thing: I don’t find millennials difficult to work with; in fact, they are the reason I am excited to get out of bed and go to work every day.  Not only am I mentored by them, I am motivated by working with millennials. Approaching 50 and having lived a reasonably conservative, follow-the-rules, don’t-rock-the-boat …

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The Paradox Of Our Age

The Paradox Of Our Age

The Paradox of Our Age (Updated 2020)   Often attributed to the Dalai Lama, ‘The Paradox of Our Age’ (or The Paradox of our Time, depending on the source) was actually written by Bob Moorehead. Please see the Source Notes / Commentary section at the bottom of this post for more information.  “We have taller …

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15 Paramahansa Yogananda quotes -- the Indian luminary who brought meditation & yoga to the west -- on mastery, self-fulfillment, society & life.

15 Rare and Powerful Paramahansa Yogananda Quotes

The web abounds with Paramahansa Yogananda quotes, yet many of these, upon closer examination, prove regurgitative. This is a shame, because there’s a good reason there’s so many of them out there! Paramahansa Yogananda was what is referred to in spiritual circles as a ‘Living Master’ (in general parlance it’s something akin to ‘the real …

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Living the “Good Life”: The American Executive and the Mexican Fisherman

An American executive was taking a much-needed vacation in a small village along the coast of Mexico. Early one afternoon, while standing on the pier looking out at the water, a tiny boat with just one fisherman docked. Inside were several large yellowfin tuna. The American complimented the Mexican on the quality of his fish, asking …

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The Founding Fathers openly acknowledged their debt to Native American Spirituality for the structure of the democracy they crafted.

A Primer on Native American Religion: It's History, Influence & Legacy

“Benjamin Franklin, Tom Paine, Thomas Jefferson, and John Adams, among others, openly acknowledged their debt to Native Americans for the structure of the democracy they crafted. The same revolutionary concepts of government they learned from the Indians were later exported to Europe, where they were carried directly by Thomas Paine.” Native American Religion: A Badly-Needed …

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Everyone has slumps or dry periods -- even natural 'creative types'. What many don't know, however, is how dependably nature re-invigorates creativity...

Feeling Stuck? 4 Ways To Awaken Your Creativity Among Natural Surroundings

Technology has been a boon for writers. We can research any topic we want without having to travel to libraries, publish our books without a publishing deal, and write from anywhere we like. But technology has a downside. It can affect our sleep and concentration, play havoc with our creative thinking abilities, and continually woo …

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A moving excerpt from Martin Luther King Jr.'s exemplary and timeless 1957 Christmas speech on why we should love our enemies.

Why We Should Love Our Enemies: Martin Luther King, Jr. on the Importance of Losing Enmity

“Why should we love our enemies? The first reason is fairly obvious. Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. Hate multiplies hate, violence multiplies violence, and …

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