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find satisfaction…

By |2018-08-07T21:29:22+00:00August 9th, 2015|Happiness, Society|

“Some people think they can find satisfaction in good food, fine clothes, lively music, and sexual pleasure. However, when they have all these things, they are not satisfied. They realize happiness is not simply having their material needs met. Thus, society has set up a system of rewards that go beyond material goods. These include [...]

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acknowledge our place in time…

By |2017-07-17T03:42:51+00:00December 27th, 2014|Culture, Determination, Focus, Growth, Happiness, Humanity, Life, Reality, Society, World Citizen|

“MOTHER TIME: Life goes by so very fast, my dears, and taking the time to reflect, even once a year, slows things down. We zoom past so many seconds, minutes, hours, killing them with the frantic way we live that it's important we take at least this one collective sigh and stop, take stock, and [...]

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afterglow of satisfaction…

By |2018-08-07T23:56:48+00:00April 14th, 2014|Happiness, Maturity|

“Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best.” - Theodore Isaac Rubin ღ "The gratification of desires is not happiness.  Genuine happiness can only be achieved when we transform our way of life from the unthinking [...]

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readiness within us…

By |2017-07-21T03:06:21+00:00January 8th, 2011|Focus, Growth, Happiness, Moral High-Ground|

"Most people can look back over the years and identify a time and place at which their lives changed significantly. Whether by accident or design, these are the moments when, because of a readiness within us and a collaboration with events occurring around us, we are forced to seriously reappraise ourselves and the conditions under [...]

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like a childbirth…

By |2017-07-21T03:03:01+00:00January 8th, 2011|Determination, Focus, Growth, Happiness, Humanity, Philosophy|

"Transformation is only valid if it is carried out with the people, not for them. Liberation is like a childbirth, and a painful one. The person who emerges is a new person: no longer either oppressor or oppressed, but a person in the process of achieving freedom. It is only the oppressed who, by freeing [...]

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psychological resistance…

By |2017-07-17T00:39:21+00:00December 20th, 2010|Growth, Happiness|

"Pain is a relatively objective, physical phenomenon; suffering is our psychological resistance to what happens. Events may create physical pain, but they do not in themselves create suffering. Resistance creates suffering. Stress happens when your mind resists what is...The only problem in your life is your mind's resistance to life as it unfolds."  - Dan [...]

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raising boys…

By |2017-07-17T00:52:25+00:00November 4th, 2010|Children, Family, Father, Growth, Happiness|

“My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, "You're tearing up the grass"; "We're not raising grass," Dad would reply. "We're raising boys";” - Harmon Killebrew

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