Category Archives: hearts

The Ultimate Act of Bravery

The ultimate act of bravery doesn’t usually take place on a battlefield. It takes place in your heart when you have the courage to honor your character, your intellect, your inclinations, and your soul by listening to its clean, clear … Continue reading

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Words & Music

Words are the pen of the heart, but music is the pen of the soul. Rabbi Shneur Zalman

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Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday. Don Marquis, “Reader’s Digest”

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Thoughts of Love

There is nothing holier in this life than the first consciousness of love. Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction. To love is to stay close enough to touch … Continue reading

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Thoughts by Leo Rosten

In some way, however small and secret, each of us is a little mad. Everyone is lonely at bottom and cries to be understood but we can never entirely understand someone else and each of us remains part stranger, even … Continue reading

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