Tag Archives: stability

eThoughts : January 1, 2011: Auld Lang Syne

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle. Plato Do not go gentle into that good night. Rage, rage against the dying of the light. Dylan Thomas The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the […]

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eThoughts : October 1, 2010: The Change/Stability Paradox

Recently, after looking for a new home, I discovered I was semi-broke. Yes, I have a home and I am not likely to lose it—it’s paid for and has been for maybe 25 years. Like most people the home has plummeted in value, but I don’t owe, so I’m not in much danger of being […]

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eThoughts : Clamping Down

When one learns to live with pain, one takes a chance that the grip on one’s life necessary to live with pain will become a living appendage itself. In fact, it is not just physical pain, but cognitive, emotional, and spiritual pain that become a living part of us. When this happens, divesting ourselves of […]

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eThoughts : Holy-Days, Part II ©2009. All rights reserved.

Brought to you by, Random Musings from the Stream of Semi-Consciousness,™ a division of Book-In-A-Drawer Publications.™ There is little question in my mind that powers greater than us exist. There is also little question that whatever intelligence really is, there are those that have more of it. And there can be little doubt that stability […]

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eThoughts : Change and Stability, Living and Dying

Our college lost another colleague a number of years ago that was also a tough loss. Jim was a stabilizing and intelligent presence, avoiding gaining influence just for the sake of influence. He was not about winning, he was about making sense. He also died of a heart attack. In his early 50s, he was […]

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