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Thought of the Moment

Arthur Brooks

"First, we should concentrate each day on the happiness portfolio: faith, family, community, and earned success through work. Teach it to those around you, and fight against the barriers to these things. Second, resist the worldly formula of misery, which is to use people and love things. Instead, remember your core values and live by the true formula: Love people and use things. Third, celebrate the free enterprise system, which creates abundance for the most people—especially the poor. Read more


Be Tender, Compassionate, and Tolerant

Be tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, and tolerant of the weak, because someday in your life you will be all of these.

- George Washington Carver Read more


You have to go to them sometimes.

You can't stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.

- A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh Read more


In our own woundedness...

In our own woundedness, we can become sources of life for others.

- Henri Nouwen Read more


Give cheerfully and accept gratefully.

When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.

- Maya Angelou Read more


Indian Proverb

As the Indian proverb tells us, sometimes, the wrong train can take us to the right station. May we breathe deeply and count our blessings from moment to moment. Read more



Healing doesn't mean the damage never existed. It means the damage no longer controls your life. Read more


Why We Are Here

Remember this. Hold on to this. This is the only perfection there is, the perfection of helping others. This is the only thing we can do that has any lasting meaning. This is why we're here. To make each other feel safe.

- Andre Agassi, Open Read more


Resentment and Reconciliation

I hugged my mom's dead body and cried.  That's when I realized that I had never really hated her. I just wanted to embrace her and reconcile with her.  I just wanted to hug her for a very long time and cry as much as I needed to.

죽은 어머니를 안고 울며 난 그제서야 알았다. 난 평생 어머니 이 사람을 미워했던 게 아니라 화해하고 싶었다는 걸. 이렇게 오래 안고 지금처럼 실컷 울고 싶었다는 걸.

- Our Blues | 우리들의 블루스  Read more


Easy Money

Money that is easy to produce is no money at all, and easy money does not make a society richer; on the contrary, it makes it poorer by placing all its hard‐earned wealth for sale in exchange for something easy to produce.

- Saifedean Ammous Read more