Monthly Archives: November 2015

CHOOSING TO GROW. . .

Greenleaf writes: The choice…is to grow, to try to live and work to the limit of one’s potential, right up to the end of one’s life. …There is no nice comfortable plateau of achievement that one can sit on comfortably … Continue reading

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CHOOSING TO BE AWARE. . .

Greenleaf writes: To be aware, one makes the effort to see himself always in the center of a time span that extends back into the past and forward into the future. Thus, ‘now’ is not seen as only the present … Continue reading

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CHOOSING TO BE RESPONSIBLE. . .

Greenleaf writes: …responsibility is a necessary condition for the wholeness and fullness of life, and he who cannot assume it may be denied the greatest opportunity which life offers to anyone: to be a whole person… …if a relationship were … Continue reading

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CHOICE. . .CHOICES. . .

Greenleaf writes: I don’t know how to change the world so as to make it more tolerable… But I have some ideas about choices, choices about ourselves; choices which, if made consistently, will help us as individuals to deal more … Continue reading

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AT THE CENTER. . .

Greenleaf writes: At the center of every healthy man who is really alive is paradox: while he always struggles to minimize pain, he would choose the world of pain and confusion and problems to one with no challenge and no … Continue reading

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