Brenda Binkerd
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The man who makes no mistakes does not usually make anything.

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Contribution #3442


It takes strong ears indeed to hear ourselves judged frankly, and because there are few who can endure criticism without being stung by it, those who venture to criticize us perform a remarkable act of friendship. For it is a healthy love that will risk wounding or offending in order to profer a benefit.

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Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.

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To live in this world you must be able to do three things: to love what is mortal; to hold it against your bones knowing your own life depends on it; and, when the time comes to let it go, to let it go.

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Blackwater Woods
Contribution #2943


One evening a Cherokee told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside people. He said, "My son, the battle is between 2 wolves inside of us all. One is Evil. It is anger, envy, jealousy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego. The other is Good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, serenity, humility, kindness, benevolence, empathy, generosity, truth, compassion and faith." The grandson thought about it for a minute and then asked his grandfather: "Which wolf wins?" The Cherokee simply replied, "The one you feed.

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Cherokee
http://kristin@morningmantra.com
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Contribution #2903


If you are given to indulging yourself with the attitude "Oh, to hell with it!" then do not marvel when you awake one day with everything having gone to hell.

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Contribution #2518


It is the duty of men to judge men only by their actions. Our faculties furnish us with no means of arriving at the motive, the character, the secret self. We call the tree good from its fruits, and the man, from his works.

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Sermon - October 15, 1826
Contribution #2388


Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.

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I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.

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Thou shalt not be a victim. Thou shalt not be a perpetrator. Above all, thou shalt not be a bystander.

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Virtues Reflection Cards
http://www.virtuesproject.com
Contribution #2208