Monthly Archives: October 2013

It’s not about where we are, but where we’re heading

Oliver Wendell Holmes said: ‘I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand as in what direction we are moving. We must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must … Continue reading

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Divine Intelligence

A few years ago scientists in Arizona tried to set up an isolated living environment that would be a self contained microcosm of life on earth, containing soil, air, water, plants and animals. They called it Biosphere 2 and it … Continue reading

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Our Expectations and Our Reality

Megan Gressor said that the happiest person she’d ever met operates a pedicab in Saigon. He’d fought on the losing side in the Vietnam War, spent ten years in a re-education camp, had married late and now had a little … Continue reading

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The difference is in the looking

I used to visit a hostel for aged people situated on a headland overlooking a magnificent stretch of coastline. I remember saying to the nurses how fortunate they were to work in such an environment. But they surprised me when … Continue reading

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Johnny Carson, host of TV’s famous Tonight Show, got a big laugh when he read this item from the lost-and-found column of a small town newspaper: ‘Lost dog, brown fur, some missing due to mange, blind in one eye, deaf, … Continue reading

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