Leo’s Life Lessons

"The Horse" by Ronald Duncan Where in this wide world can man find nobility without pride, Friendship without envy, Or beauty without vanity? Here, where grace is served with muscle And strength by gentleness confined He serves without servility; he has fought without enmity. There is nothing so powerful, nothing less violent. There is nothing …

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Calm, Forward, Straight

As a living, breathing human being, you are an animate creature, capable of orienting in, being motivated by and coloring your expression with a wide variety of spirits. The spirit which compels or dominates your expression in any given moment gives evidence to the true centering of your heart, regardless of what you believe mentally …

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Try Something New

One of the several books I am presently dipping into is William Steinkraus' Reflections on Riding and Jumping. If you aren't an equestrian or are and haven't heard of this remarkable man, I would highly recommend that you take a moment to discover more about his love of music and horses. William Steinkraus is one …

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Making it Manageable

“If our education had included training to bear unpleasantness and to let the first shock pass until we could think more calmly, many an unbearable situation would become manageable, and many a nervous illness avoided.” ~ Claire Weekes In a world where most people are not consistently giving their highest and finest you are bound …

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Personal Responsibility

You've probably come across the idea in your life that "everything happens for a reason." People usually make this point known when they are suffering an ill of some unknown origin or counseling another who is moving through a difficult situation. Some say of the god they claim to worship, "God gave me this because …

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Life Lessons Made Easy

One of the greatest challenges any leader who truly cares about those around him faces is helping those for whom he is responsible to overcome mental, moral or emotional weaknesses that are preventing the full expression of their inner perfection. This responsibility devolves upon leaders of all stripes - parents, teachers, managers and more - …

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