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Pride vs. Humility

Feeling pleased by just completing my latest book, which I co-authored with my wife Ruth, I got the idea for the topic of this blog. Based on their religious or spiritual training, many people subscribe to the precept that pride is a character flaw. For years I have challenged the commonly accepted belief that attitudes, […]

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Close Cousins

We greet Thee with all humility. excerpt from the afternoon prayer of Sufi Master Hazrat Inayat Khan Each afternoon I recite a Sufi prayer that includes the statement “We greet Thee with all humility.”  Frankly, I consistently balk at the word “all” in that sentence.   My wife Ruth and I recently incurred a setback that […]

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Ahh! I Don’t Know

One of my close friends gave me the book Awake at Work, by Michael Carroll, for my birthday last week.  One of the chapters that particularly grabbed my attention is simply called “Do not-know.”  I’d like to site what I consider to be the highlights of that chapter, combined with my own thoughts concerning this […]

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