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No Respect Like Self-Respect

“I care for myself. The more solitary, the more friendless, the more unsustained I am, the more I will respect myself.” ~ Charlotte Brontë in Jane Eyre Today would have been Charlotte Brontë’s 198th birthday, and in honor of the … Continue reading

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Thinking of Discipline

“Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.”~Abraham Joshua Heschel This blog was born not only from my desire to help people, but also from a desire to set … Continue reading

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The Dignity of Labor

“The dignity of labor depends not on what you do, but how you do it”–Edwin Osgood Grover When I was growing up, my mother always said “you’ll never make a good doctor if you can’t properly wash a floor.”   … Continue reading

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Finding Joy in Small Accomplishments

“Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that’s real power.” ~ Clint Eastwood. One hates to gloat, but one is so going to. A week ago, I thought I’d never … Continue reading

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