Category Archives: children

Unfair Free Market Competition

Free market competition works fine for those capable of competing. But children, the elderly, the mentally ill, the unemployed and other groups can’t effectively compete for their own prosperity. Robert Steinback, “Privatizing American Unity”, Miami Herald, March 2, 2005, quoted … Continue reading

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When Children Leave The Womb

The same groups who so forcefully denounce abortion have cheapened their claims to morality by actively opposing policies that might help poor, single mothers support their children…They love children fiercely right up until the time they leave the womb. Cynthia … Continue reading

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Two Glasses of Wine

When things in your life seem almost too much to handle, when 24 hours in a day are not enough, remember the mayonnaise jar and the two glasses of wine. A professor stood before his philosophy class and had some … Continue reading

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Parenting

Parenting is not an intellectual endeavor. It does not emanate from the head. If it did, the smartest people would be the best parents, and I have never noticed that. Good parenting is a matter of how rooted you are … Continue reading

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Our Parents

Our parents cast long shadows over our lives. When we grow up, we imagine that we can walk in the sun, free of them. We don’t realize, until it’s too late, that we have no choice in the matter; they’re … Continue reading

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3 Ways To Get Something Done

There are three ways to get something done: do it yourself, employ someone, or forbid your children to do it. Monta Crane

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Children

You may give them your love but not your thoughts, for they have their own thoughts. You may house their bodies but not their souls, for their souls dwell in the house of tomorrow, which you cannot visit, not even … Continue reading

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10 Lessons For Living

It is not easy for us to change. But it is possible. And this capacity is our glory as human beings. The only way to assure being loved is to be a person worthy of love. If you desire greater … Continue reading

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Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

To laugh often and much, to win the the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children, to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in … Continue reading

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Quotes from “Reminisce” Magazine

The following quotes, from different years and issues, have been attributed by the magazine to the subscriber who submitted them to¬† “Reminisce”. If I have discovered someone else had originally wrote or said the quote, then I have tried to … Continue reading

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