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Today's Thought: Presume?

Quote from The Power of Suffering:

But wisdom is something we must not presume will be ours or that we can gain in our own strength.


August 26, 2014 - Always default to generosity

There’s a woman, maybe only ten years older than me, standing too far out in the road. Is she waiting to cross? No, because she is waving her hands at me, making eye contact in a way that pedestrians usually do not. 704 more words

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Brown Bagging It

When I announced my monthly theme of funny and hopefully not too long true stories, my sister wanted in on the act.  Usually if I tell a story about her, I was at least along for the ride and got to witness it firsthand.  252 more words


Jiminy Crickets!

Consider this a bonus post for the day.  Or a plea for help.  Or the insane ramblings of a sleep deprived tired person.  I don’t know how this happened, but there has a been a cricket (yes, a very LOUD cricket!!) somewhere IN MY BEDROOM all week long! 150 more words


The Heroes in Us

Today, we celebrate a national public holiday whose significance is very, very special to us as a nation, as a people. Although they are not the… 672 more words

The Librarian's

allisteroychua reblogged this on The Daily Aloy and commented:

This is a cross-publication of my editorial on CSR Bookshelf for yesterday, Monday, 25 August 2014, Philippine National Heroes Day for 2014.

Branding Myself

I love getting the opportunity to brand products. Capturing the essence of someone’s vision and giving it the perfect name is truly a blessing. Throwing darts at names on a wall is not how the pros do it, and brands are not built overnight. 307 more words

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Instant Karma’s Gonna Get You… Or Me

When John Lennon penned the lyrics to “Instant Karma,” I believe he had me in mind.  (Of course, I was barely even alive at the time, but that’s beside the point.)  I definitely had a dose of much deserved instant karma slap me in the face recently and it was quite funny indeed. 412 more words