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“Do not be conformed to this world but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that you may prove what is the Will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect,”—Romans 12:2 A man called me “eccentric” today. People have called me all sorts of things over the years, but this is the …

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Three men were trying to come up with a definition of “success”. Said the first man, “I would consider myself successful if I could have a private, personal conversation with the President of the United States in the White House Oval Office.” The second man said, “I would consider myself successful if, while I am …

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OVERCOMING HARDSHIPS Rabbi Earl A. Grollman has a fine book on death and grieving, entitled Talking About Death: A Dialogue Between Parent and Child (Boston: Beacon Press, 1970), in which he tells a famous rabbinic story: “A king once owned a large, beautiful, pure diamond of which he was justifiably proud. It had no equal …

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DESPITE BLINDNESS George Matheson was born in Glasgow, Scotland, in 1842. Before he reached the age of two, it was discovered that his eyesight was defective. He, his parents, and the specialists fought a heroic fight, but before George had finished his course at Glasgow University he was completely blind. With courage and faith he …

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OPTIMIST/PESSIMIST An optimist may see a light where there is none, but why must the pessimist always run to blow it out? Michael de Saint-Pierre, as quoted in Great Quotes and Illustrations, compiled by George Sweeting, (Word, Waco, Texas).

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