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posticon Parable of the Beautiful House of Light

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When you close your doors, and make darkness within, remember never to say that you are alone, for you are not alone. Nay, God is within, and your genius is within. ~ Epictetus, Greek Stoic philosopher

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We’re doing something a bit different today. A while back, best-selling author and filmmaker James Twyman  wrote a powerful parable. Today, with his permission, we’re sharing it with you.

Many years ago, longer than you can even remember, you bought a beautiful house but covered every window with dark, heavy shades.Read more

posticon Is It Time To Take Inventory of Your Life? by John Cali

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The ancient Greek philosopher Socrates said “The unexamined life is not worth living.”

That’s a pretty strong statement. When I first heard it, years ago, I did not accept it. But now I see the wisdom in it.

So every now and then I take inventory of my life and my work. Not in a critical or judgemental way, but simply to get an overview of where I am in my personal and work life, and in my relationships. This helps me keep my focus on the path I’ve chosen to follow.Read more