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Thought of the Moment

Requests, not Demands

Love makes requests, not demands. When I demand things from my spouse, I become a parent and she the child.

- Gary Chapman Read more


Be True to Yourself

A huge lesson for me was that if I was gonna be successful, I had to be successful as myself - I couldn't be successful doing what other people were doing. I had to do what I believed in and what felt real to me and felt true to me, because the worst thing to be is successful as someone else.

- Jay-Z Read more


Our Response to Insults

The only gracious way to accept an insult is to ignore it; if you can't ignore it, top it; if you can't top it, laugh at it; if you can't laugh at it, it's probably deserved.

- J. Russel Lynes Read more


Without Wax

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You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.

- Leo Aikman Read more



To live is to suffer, to survive is to find some meaning in the suffering.

- Friedrich Nietzsche Read more


Skilled at Dialogue

People who are skilled at dialogue do their best to make it safe for everyone to add their meaning to the shared pool - even ideas that at first glance appear controversial, wrong, or at odds with their own beliefs. Read more


Primary Love Languages

Our most basic emotional need is not to fall in love but to be genuinely loved by another, to know a love that grows out of reason and choice, not instinct.

I need to be loved by someone who chooses to love me, who sees in me something worth loving. Read more



Excuses are the nails used to build a house of failure.

- Don Wilder and Bill Rechin Read more


Captain of Your Own Ship

The best day of your life is the one on which you decide your life is your own. No apologies or excuses. No one to lean on, rely on, or blame. The gift is yours - it is an amazing journey - and you alone are responsible for the quality of it. This is the day your life really begins.

- Bob Moawad Read more