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Judging: Seeing the Bigger Picture

An economist was asked to talk to a group of business people about the recession. She tacked up a big sheet of white paper. Then she made a black spot on the paper with her pencil and asked a man … Continue reading

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A Question of Curiosity

I was curious to know what has been said or written about curiosity. I inquired online and also searched my library. One of the first thoughts that came to mind was the old saying, “Curiosity killed the cat; satisfaction brought … Continue reading

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The Value of Vision

There was a cartoon that showed two Eskimos fishing through holes in the ice. One has dropped his fishing line into a typical round hole about the size of a manhole cover. The other man dropped his line in the … Continue reading

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Slaves of Christ

Human slavery is normally an abhorrent practice. Slaves are deprived of human rights. A slave is owned by someone else, a.k.a., a master. Thus, a slave has no say over the way he or she is treated. Masters may choose … Continue reading

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The Advantages of Experience

  It is said that when a person with experience meets a person with money, the person with experience will get the money. And the person with the money will get experience. (Leonard Lauder) What makes experience so important, anyway? … Continue reading

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Stouthearted Fathers

Brave…Determined…Courageous…Gallant. These are the words that come to mind when you speak of being stouthearted. It’s also what comes to mind when you describe the characteristics of good fathers. A child’s natural image of a father, for example, is usually … Continue reading

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Absolutes? Absolutely!

  Stanford Research Institute was studying the differences in vocational perceptions. They devised a short but succinct test. The first to be tested was an engineer. The researchers asked him: “What does two plus two make?” The engineer simply said, … Continue reading

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