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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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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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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Unfold

“The day we decide to drop the flimsy makeshift scenarios in our cluttered mind and eschew the ‘alleluias’ of self-importance, life can become genuine, lucid and graceful, like a flow of wellness in the glow of a new morning. (“Words flew away like birds”)” ― Erik Pevernagie We all have a thing inside of us […]

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Nostalgic Newtons

“Nos·tal·gia (n): A feeling that lingers long after the taste is gone.” ― Jenim Dibie, The Calligraphy of God Some things seem to exist in our world for no other purpose than to remind us of years gone by. In a sphere of nostalgia, where we all find ourselves at times, we dwell on what […]

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