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Unseen like the wind,they could blow away your fearsor your dreams. You can’t tell how thermicuntil, like wild firethey raze down  to sheer ashes And like frigid water,every fiery zeal is reduced to naught You can’t reach thembut they touch youso easilythey spin you on a pivotset you on motionor plant butterfliesin your gut What …

The Shorter Route is Not Always Better: A Lesson From Israel’s Wilderness Journey

When God was to lead the Israelites out of Egypt, He had two options: a shorter way and a longer one. The way through the land of the Philistines was the shorter one. The longer path was the route through the wilderness. Along the shorter way, war was waiting by the side. But the Israelites …

The Danger of Self-Deception: A Lesson Failure Taught Me

Socrates’ well known nugget, ‘Man know thyself’, is apt for self-discovery and self-assessment. Tacitly, it says, ‘evaluate yourself sincerely, then act on that knowledge’. As a naive 12-year old, in his third (and final) year of junior school, I fell short of this timeless advice as I prepared for the qualifying exams into senior school. …