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Quotes for Today

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“What matters most is how well you walk through the fire” “For those who believe in God, most of the big questions are answered. But for those of us who can’t readily accept the God formula, the big answers don’t remain stone-written. We adjust to new conditions and discoveries. We are pliable. Love need not be a command nor faith a dictum. I am my own god. We are here to unlearn the teachings of […]

Words That Trigger

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Woebegone [woh-bi-gawn, -gon]: beset with woe; affected by woe, especially in appearance. Makes me think of: News from Lake Wobegon and A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. An ongoing radio play about life in a fictional small Minnesota town. The Lake Wobegon effect, a natural human tendency to overestimate one’s capabilities, was coined by Professor David G Myers in honour of the fictional town. The characterization of the fictional location, where “all the women […]