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Pick a Door: Blessed are the Poor

How do you read this?

Jesus went up the mountain with his followers, as the great teachers do. His first words:

Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven…

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Ancient Text

Loss

Yesterday he “is”

But today he becomes “was”

Moving on is hard

Haiku

Opposition politician Boris Nemtsov killed in the center of Moscow

Famous Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov has been shot dead in the center of Moscow. The shots came from a vehicle. Reportedly, Nemtsov had previously received death threats on social media sites. 142 more words

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The Meaning of Bravery

Three years after graduating high school I flirted heavily with the idea of enlisting in the military. The thought of it all was so exciting and I’d fantasize about travelling to exotic and various locations, meeting new people, taking part in different experiences and calling some place away from Boston, home. 592 more words

Bravery

Are you a Skilled person? or a Knowledgable person? or both?


Knowledge and Skill, are two words that people use to describe others abilities. Although we all could be guilty of the synonymous use of these words. 454 more words

For Fun

To Flee Corporate Dysfunction or Not?

Where will you run?

My friend just quit her corporate job. She does not have another job.

“Too much dysfunction,” she said. “Why spend my days in a cube, following through on poor choices our leaders made under the guise of collaboration? 381 more words

Curiosities

Pat Conroy: How to tell when the story has started

Sometimes Mr. Subconscious arrives at the work site before Mr. Conscious

I think dreams are very important. I think dream journals are important. Extremely important. I have dreamed the ends of books.

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