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The Golden Days of Youth

When I close my eyes after looking at the photo above, I can still smell the late summer air as we played together on the open fields at Valley Forge National Park. 433 more words

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We still need ritual!

In his wonderful book  ‘The Sacred and the Profane’, famed historian of religion Mircea Eliade observes that even modern people who reject the tenets of religious belief and practice are unconsciously nourished by the memory of the sacred. 440 more words

01 - New Posts: January 2014 Onwards

The Dichotomy of Normalcy and Anomaly

Normalcy and Anomaly stood on different grounds, a separate arrangement has been given at birth. One could have shuffle the letters and one becomes the other. 362 more words

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Trial and Suffering


Recently discovered painting by Van Gogh entitled “Cypress Sky and Country.”

“Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.” 222 more words

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Christopher Columbus Style

The phrase: “Christopher Columbus style,” is a particular favourite of mine that I use when I mean business. Serious  business. It signifies a total and unwavering belief in the rightness of your cause and a determination to see it through regardless of the consequences or the misgivings and forebodings or others.  903 more words