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Tools

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“If the poor workman hates his tools, the good workman hates poor tools. The work of the workingman is, in a sense, defined by his tools.” – Weinberg

Giving Up Things

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“The people who look like they have everything they want are actually the people who are most clear on what they are willing to give up.” ~Penelope Trunk Then Jesus told his disciples, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. For whoever would save his life will lose it, but… Read more »

On Dying

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“As recently as 1945, most deaths occurred in the home. By the 1980s, just 17 percent did. Lacking a coherent view of how people might live successfully all the way to the very end, we have allowed our fates to be controlled by medicine, technology, and strangers.” ~seen on the internet Honor your father and your mother, as the Lord… Read more »

Tools

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There is a (likely apocryphal) story that tells the tale of an encounter between famous novelist Ernest Hemingway and famous photographer Ansel Adams. In the story, Hemingway is purported to have praised Adams’ photographs, saying, “You take the most amazing pictures. What kind of camera do you use?” Adams frowned and then replied, “You write the most amazing stories. What… Read more »

On Victimhood

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“If you are taught bitterness and anger, then you will believe you are a victim. You will feel aggrieved and the twin brother of aggrievement is entitlement. So now you think you are owed something and you don’t have to work for it and now you’re on a really bad road to nowhere because there are people who will play… Read more »