Tag Archives: wisdom

There are too many good things in the world …

(Things I have learnt this week: if using the WordPress phone app it’s important to exit it properly else it doesn’t save your drafts …) There are too many good things in the world for you to be a part … Continue reading

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“It is impossible …”

“It is impossible to step into the same river twice.” – Heraclitus (there are various translations of this saying) When this post is published, I will be in Cambridge, gearing up for my 5th Cambridge Freshers Fair. For the first one, … Continue reading

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“All the great things …”

“All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope” – Winston Churchill Over the past couple of days, I’ve been thinking about the importance of duty. By duty, … Continue reading

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“So do not worry …”

“So do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will bring worries of its own. Today’s trouble is enough for today.” (Jesus, Matthew 6:34, NRSV) I am very much feeling this verse at the moment. I’ve had a good summer. I’ve … Continue reading

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Love, courage, and wisdom

The following quotation appears at the beginning of Claiborne’s The Irresistible Revolution – that’s where I came across it. Love without courage and wisdom is sentimentality, as with the ordinary church member. Courage without love and wisdom is foolhardiness, as … Continue reading

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Passing on Wisdom?

xkcd: Certainty (http://xkcd.com/263/) In the last week or so, I’ve been thinking about the difficulties inherent in trying to impart knowledge/skills/habits/information/anything to anyone. This is partly in response to things I’ve been reading or hearing which make me sit back … Continue reading

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