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Unbending the Bow

The bow cannot always stand bent, nor can human frailty subsist without ¬†some lawful recreation. -Miguel de Cervantes- By the seventh day God had finished the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day he rested from all his work. ¬†-Genesis 2:2- As a kid, my mother tried to keep us busy during […]

Selfishness Is Not What You Think

Buried deep inside the brain is the whispered voice of a mother, “don’t be selfish.” Somewhere around age two, the voice implants itself as a subliminal secret to be followed. But selfishness is not what you think. Teachers and parents instill the picture of selfishness as “thinking about self.” Yet, that’s not selfishness. The concept […]