The Heart of Temperance

“With Truth, Reason, and Morality off the board, we then capture their last Rook —that prissy little virtue, Temperance— for she depends on those other three for her beauty and was thus left wholly undefended.” ― Geoffrey Wood All of us indulge at times. We eat, we drink, and we be merry. Sometimes we do […]

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Why you NEED to Kick your own Ass

“It was not curiosity that killed the goose who laid the golden egg, but an insatiable greed that devoured common sense.” ― E.A. Bucchianeri, Brushstrokes of a Gadfly, Many lessons transpire over the course of one’s lifetime. Experience increases with each passing second, each passing day. But, it is a cold hard truth that some […]

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The Chain

  “Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.” ― Albert Schweitzer Emotions evolve over time. As once we may have been untouched by certain things, life has a way of making us feel as we age. Or, it can be the opposite. We […]

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To Be, or NOT

“Keep Going… Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end.” ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart At some point in our youth, we find a voice speaking to us from a place unknown. Though we aren’t yet attuned […]

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Silent Gardens

“When many voices are speaking at once, listen to the one most quiet and gentle. That’s the one worth listening to. ~ Miranda* ~” ― Miranda* Linda Weisz I like the simple things. Most of us do, yet we are still so complicated. Simple things have a way of making us humans sit peacefully. As […]

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Riding with Ghosts

“Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny.” ― Steve Maraboli We all have those hidden thoughts, the antiques of the mind. They’re the flickers of an old movie that plays, thoughts that arise at random or when spurred […]

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A Creative Life

“In a time of destruction, create something.” ― Maxine Hong Kingston Creation… The word itself is more much than just a combination of random letters. It evokes a spark of the human spirit. It is the hot ember of the fire that we all carry with us. From creation we are all born, and it […]

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