Tag Archives: life

Objectives

Photo Credit: Dawn Endico Why do we go to school?: To learn skills that will help us succeed in life. And after one has “completed his or her education”, what does one have to do for the rest of his … Continue reading

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Embracing Individuality | γνῶθι σεαυτόν

Photo Credit: Skhaen Before entering college, when I was looking through a college brochure to decide what course of study to take, this immediately grabbed my attention: AB Interdisciplinary Studies The course of studies in this program is highly flexible … Continue reading

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Perception ~ Experience

For a long time growing up, I let people’s perception of me hurt my feelings.  Fortunately, there are many other people in the world we can meet who will appreciate us for who we are. A person can simply like … Continue reading

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Positive

Photo Credit: Michael Melgar There are so many issues going on all the time that it’s easy to get lost in all the negativity.  But unless we have absolutely nothing positive in our lives, should we add to the negativity? … Continue reading

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Options

How can we know what all our choices are? Can we know simply based on what we’ve been told or shown? It would be easier if that was true, but is it? If we simply had to be told or … Continue reading

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*DREAMS*

Photo Credit: © Hans Hillewaert / CC-BY-SA-3.0 Hold fast to dreams For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird That cannot fly. Hold fast to dreams For when dreams go Life is a barren field Frozen with snow. I love the … Continue reading

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αἰὲν ἀριστεύειν

Photo Credit: Steve Swayne αἰὲν ἀριστεύειν (pronounced ‘aYEN arheesTEueen’ in ancient Greek/ ‘aYEN areesTEVeen’ in modern Greek) is translated into English as “Ever to Excel“. The phrase is derived from the sixth book of Homer‘s Iliad, in which it is used … Continue reading

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Plans

Photo Credit: Joy Oil Co Ltd What would life be like without any plans whatsoever? What if structures weren’t planned? What if cities weren’t planned? What if we didn’t plan anything? Photo Credit: Popham, Home Riggs. Description of Prince of … Continue reading

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Modern Living

Photo Credit: Popular Science Monthly Volume 12 As the Industrial Revolution gained speed, new sources of power were needed.  In 1769 James Watt, a Scottish engineer, developed a practical steam engine.  Steam had been used as a source of power … Continue reading

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