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Shape-shifters

Facts don’t fight with one another; they don’t contradict or reverse themselves. Facts do not want or fear anything. Facts don’t wobble, compromise, defend themselves or make allowances. 37 more words

Keith Ashford

Give freely, help yourself

Giving is not giving unless the giver has been scrubbed free of expectation. (This is what ‘give freely’ means.)

Helping is not helping unless the helper is beyond the need of all help.

Keith Ashford

Irritable men

The more preferences a man has, the more resentful and displeased he is.

Keith Ashford

Pain

Pain is not for running from. Where else do we learn acceptance, non-resistance and courage? How else do we cultivate endurance? From pain issues the… 8 more words

Keith Ashford

Errata

It’s not a mistake to make a mistake—unless, of course, it’s repeated. Our experiences don’t bring us to the mat; repetition does.

Keith Ashford

A nod to the croupier

Is love a fact? Not love of one person for another, not love of some but not of others, but universal love. Is that a fact? 7 more words

Keith Ashford

Rabbit farming

Problems proliferate whenever we hang on to something, when we cling to it.

Keith Ashford