The heart has its reasons, which reason doesn’t understand. — Pascal. I see the wisdom of Pascal in the actions of my grandchildren who often lead with their hearts. Which I have to say may be frustrating at times, but one understands and loves them all the more for it. I bet you know a few…

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Growing Old is Not For Sissies — Anonymous. The best source for the quote above I could find is that Betty Davis, the actor, said in one of her books, “Old Age ain’t no place for sissies.” There are almost two thousand meditations in The Hubbell Pew, and I suspect that forgiveness is right up there close…

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I just finished Neil deGrasse’s, Astrophysics for People In a Hurry . One cannot help but marvel at the universe, and the more we understand about the world the more it reinforces my belief in God. But it also makes me sad. For you see, we can fly people to the moon, probe the mysteries of…

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You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger. — Buddha Anger is real, and there are times that anger is justified, such as anger at injustice. But I don’t think the latter is the anger Buddha is referencing. As a parent, and now as a grandparent, I see outbursts…

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He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand in rapt awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed. — Albert Einstein On my morning walks, I have been listening to Neil deGrasse Tyson’s, Astrophysics For People In a Hurry.  Talk about feeling insignificant as he tries to explain the vastness of…

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