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Conquering Our Fears

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.  176 more words

Who are our heroes?

When the days bleed together and feel like a blood clot pulsing in your leg, you know you need to take a moment to do something, anything to relax. 355 more words

Inspiration

Downtime: Marcus Aurelius - Warrior, Philosopher, Emperor by Frank McLynn

We talk a lot about Marcus Aurelius, but often know nothing beyond the 100-odd pages of Meditations, the published collection of his private notebooks.

Frank McLynn corrects this with a comprehensive biography of the famed philosopher-king. 77 more words

Stoicism

Five Mile

Five Mile

Introduction

My pen name is Kip Caller.  I’ve used it so much that it has become a permanent fixture.  My friends know me as Kip.  10,252 more words

Poetry

Growing Up with The Heartbreak Kid - A Tribute to Shawn Michaels

There are moments of my childhood that I look back on with great fondness. For those of you who know me, you know how few and far between they were. 1,004 more words

Aru Shah and the End of Time Review

I would just like to preface this by saying that literally every book in the world should be like this one. I don’t think I’ve enjoyed a book this much that wasn’t written by Rick Riordan in a long time and all this has done has made me: 1. 1,103 more words
Reviews

There’s more to life than idolizing other people’s greatness. Credit should always be given when and where it’s earned. But it’s not just athletes and celebrities who have greatness inside them – you do, too. 108 more words