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Great Minds Enjoy Discussing Ideas
What have you discussed today? “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people” is a popular saying, first cited in this form in 1931. The saying has been attributed to Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962), but it’s uncertain if she ever said it. The saying has also been attributed to Admiral Hyman G....
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By Pamela Tham
9 Life Lessons by Tim Minchin
Comedian-musician Tim Minchin addresses graduates at the University of Western Australia where he was presented with an Honorary Doctor of Letters Degree. Minchin is a graduate of UWA. “1. You Don’t Have To Have A Dream. Americans on talent shows always talk about their dreams. Fine, if you have something that you’ve always dreamed of,...
Buddha Meditating Under the Bodhi Tree The 2 Bad Bricks Sometimes it’s Good to Let Go Extra Lego Creations YouTube user and artist Talapz has created the image of Japan’s Todai-ji Buddhist temple folded inside of a building block book. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K3PXYvuxivg
Mark Twain’s 9 Tips for Living a Kick-Ass Life
American author and satirist Mark Twain (1835 – 1910) is best known for his stories “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,” and “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.” Finn is widely referred to as “The Great American Novel.” Twain was truly a genius with words. 1. Approve of yourself. “A man cannot be comfortable without his own...
10 Quick Lessons for tea(cher)s day
Happy Chers’ Day Here are 10 quick lessons to reflect on while we celebrate all the wonderful teachers that have given us so much knowledge, guidance and support. “CLASS GREET”
Meditation: Because some questions can’t be answered by Google
All the important questions can be answered by searching within… A Buddhist monk approaches a hotdog stand and says: “Make me one with everything”. The vendor makes the hot dog and hands it to the monk, who pays with a $20 bill. The vendor puts the bill in the cash box and closes it....
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