Compulsion to Greatness

The Being within you-the true you- is compelled to greatness. It is driven to magnify below that which comes to focus in it from above. Who you are in the deepest sense has a single purpose, namely, to honor and glorify that which is "above." Jesus summarized it in this way: "Let your light so …

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One Responsibility

Man loves to grapple, to wrestle. He loves to struggle with ideas, contend with demons, fight his adversaries, and battle evil. He loves to fight the “good fight,” to rally against injustice, and to vanquish an oppressor. His history books are filled with tales of toil and resistance, the refusal to submit to forces greater …

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A True Lady or Gentleman

I am inclined to agree more with Theodore Roosevelt's assessment that courtesy is "as much a mark of a gentleman" than with Honore de Balzac's less encouraging assessment of courtesy being "only a thin veneer on the general selfishness." While the latter may be more predominantly the case, the former holds in it the promise …

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Take the High Road

"I'd rather be for what I'm for than against what I'm against." ~ Anonymous We have become a nation of cause-mongers, devoting the bulk of our energies to fighting that which we are against, while leaving very little to support what we truly believe in. Listen to the messages from the preacher's pulpit to the …

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The Way to Freedom

It seems that everyone at some point finds themselves tangled in a web of limitations and oppression. Some are of their own making, some are served by the hand of others and no matter what their provenance, there is only one sustainable way out. To be free from your limitations you must learn to be …

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