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the fable of the brighter man who’s still kinda dim

While grazing through some old photographs today… …I took a long look at a young man sitting and grinning under a wispy willow tree. I peered at him from a great distance—across a gulf many years wide. He seemed like … Continue reading

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the fable of a dove reborn

While walking along a country road one summer morning long ago… …I did as boys often do: I stepped on something dead.  Yes, deliberately.  A dove with a twisted neck lying in the dust and gravel. I’m embarrassed in my … Continue reading

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fable of the poor man who raised the sun

The rising of the sun depended upon the pharaoh. Or so the people believed… …because every morning just before dawn, Pharaoh went to the riverbank…opened his arms to the horizon…recited a prayer to summon the sun… …and—lo and behold!—the sun … Continue reading

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the fable of the dragon who lost his fire

Unable to find suitable employment after graduation, a dragon accepted a job at a company of cows… He was careful, of course, to hide his dragon-ness.  He restrained his breath, lest he shoot out a mouthful of fire. He tried … Continue reading

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the hope of an incompetent human being

In his 1969 bestselling book, The Peter Principle, Dr. Laurence Peter presented this premise: “In a Hierarchy Every Employee Tends to Rise to His Level of Incompetence” At a time when many of our best and brightest seemed to be … Continue reading

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fable of the magical brooms

An old solitary woman, having cleaned her own home quite well… …got on her magical broom and flew to various villages, looking for houses that needed sweeping. Whenever she found a dwelling of dust and dirt, she’d swoop down to … Continue reading

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protest plan

A year later and I’m still working on my behavior modification program… …still trying to train myself to respond to our president’s negative words and actions with positive words and actions. Here’s the idea: When he insults a human being, … Continue reading

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