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Author Gore Vidal's Advice on How to Resolve Conflicts

The controversial American author Gore Vidal had a clear and simple solution for dealing with conflicts. He said, "There is not one human problem that ...


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Some History Behind "I Am the Captain of My Soul"

In 1875 a British poet named William Ernest Henley published a short poem that expressed one way to cope with life's circumstances. The poem, called "Invictus," ...


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People Don't Change, Even After Heart Surgery

An article from the magazine Fast Company began with the following paragraph:

Change or Die. What if you were given that choice? What if a well-informed, ...

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Humility Tears Down the Fortress of Pride

Ego builds a cardboard fortress that humility must, every day, tear down.


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Book Explores Our Pattern of Self-Justification

The authors of the book Mistakes Were Made (but not by me) argue that our tendency to justify our actions is more powerful and deceptive than an explicit ...


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Two Philosophers Admit That They Did Not Want to Believe

In his article titled "Unreasonable Doubt," Jim Spiegel quotes two contemporary philosophers who have resisted belief in God for personal and ...


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Visually Impaired Woman Ignores Her Guide Dog

In his book Resolving Everyday Conflict, Ken Sande tells about observing a visually impaired woman who resisted the repeated warnings of her loyal and ...


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Overconfident Naval Officer Loses His Way in the Fog

During a 1923 training exercise, a naval destroyer called the USS Delphy led a flotilla of seven vessels down the California coast. The USS Delphy was ...


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A Friend's Criticism Leads to Self-knowledge and Humility

How do you handle criticism? Is it an opportunity to take offense? Or is it a chance to grow in honesty about our faults and our need for God's grace? ...


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Man Crashes Wearing Fake Seat Belt

Seatbelts can be a hassle. Some people just don't want to be bothered even when the law requires them to buckle up. According to the Associated Press, ...


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