Refiner’s Fire

If you’re anything like me you’ve cherished the opportunity to be in the company of those people who by means of their very presence compel refinement. You’ve no doubt encountered such people, that is, those who carry about them an inspiriting atmosphere which acts as a refiner’s fire as you draw near unto them. The …

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Refiner’s Fire

If you're anything like me you've cherished the opportunity to be in the company of those people who by means of their very presence compel refinement. You've no doubt encountered such people, that is, those who carry about them an inspiriting atmosphere which acts as a refiner's fire as you draw near unto them. The …

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Life’s Spark!

Life's Spark! by Gregg Hake Life’s spark, flung from truth’s flint Smolders in hearts of men Red glow, dense smoke like dragon’s nostrils Anxious to cast fire on the face of the deep Refining, transmuting the unknown Ashes to ashes, dust to dust High and mighty brought low Singed falsehood strewn about Yet firmly steps …

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A Double Justice

"Self-respect has red blood; it has no fear. It makes the individual respect the rights of others fully, freely, firmly, and demand that his own be equally respected. He realizes that self-respect is a double justice, to himself and to others... Retaliation and revenge are so far beneath him that he would not soil his …

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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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Love all, trust a few, do wrong to no one.

I think that we may safely trust a good deal more than we do. We may waive just so much care of ourselves as we honestly bestow elsewhere. ~ Henry David Thoreau Who do you trust? I mean, who do you really trust, with your life? My guess is that you have a short list …

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