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Sound and Fury That Signifies Something

One of the great treats to me in this last Thanksgiving break was a television concert presented by the Philadelphia Orchestra. It was Eugene Ormandy's ...


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Training for Failure

The increase of suicides, alcoholics, and even some forms of nervous breakdowns is evidence that many people are training for success when they should ...


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God's Common Sense

Unfortunately, man cannot for long endure the common sense of God. Side by side with Christianity, and often mistaken for it, there has always existed ...


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Today's Biggest Disease

The biggest disease today is not leprosy or cancer. It's the feeling of being uncared for, unwanted-of being deserted and alone.


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Hold onto Ideals

People grow old only by deserting their ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up interest wrinkles the soul. Worry, self-doubt, self-distrust, ...


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The Beginning of Despair

There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of our first great sorrow, when we have not yet known what it is to have suffered ...


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Life Today Is Overrated

I think we have lost the old knowledge that happiness is overrated--that, in a way, life is overrated. We have lost somehow a sense of mystery--about ...


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Where Are the Happy People?

Not long ago, as I was talking with one of my teenage sons, he recounted an experience he had on a commuter train outside of New York City. It seems he ...


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Thinking About Heaven

A friend of mine who was a minister in southern California told me recently of a woman in a mental sanitarium there. She'd been in the sanitarium ...


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Attitude Counts

Words can never adequately convey the incredible impact of our attitude toward life. The longer I live the more convinced I become that life is 10 percent ...


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