The privilege of bringing children into the world carries with it the responsibility of teaching them the fundamentals of sound character.
By tftd On 23 March 2015 ·
One of life’s greatest joys is the sense of wonder that accompanies the arrival of a tiny new human being into the world. But that joy is accompanied by a tremendous responsibility that perfectly encapsulates the need for personal initiative. You can provide children with all the physical advantages of a good childhood, but unless you strive to set a good example for them to follow, you will know only dismay as they reach adulthood and blossom into purposeless drifters. Your personal initiative, whether or not you are raising a child, must always incorporate exemplary behavior. You cannot take ethical shortcuts, big or small, without other people observing them and assuming that this behavior is something you wouldn’t mind having turned back on yourself. Certainly you will make mistakes, but if you have always striven for the best course, others will remember it and treat you accordingly.
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World Come Crashing Down
I can see it’s hard to read your eyes.
Your eyes are all prepared to take me for a ride.
Oh my soul upset, I’m so upset, the world come crashing down
The balance of power is all upset and now we’re going down
Trust me now, but don’t you come too near
Too near is just too close to where we stand right now
I fear it’s all upset, degenerate, the world come crashing down
The balance of power is all upset and now we’re going down…
via Undercover- Balance Of Power.
It’s hard to fall asleep when I hate the life I lead, And it’s hard to face the day, ’cause the night’s not far away. Cry, cry myself to sleep. It’s easier telling lies when I’m dying inside than to open up my heart, and have it torn apart. Cry, cry myself to sleep. God in Heaven above has compassion and love, His hand’s wet with my tears; he’s been drying them for years. Cry, cry myself to sleep, Cry, cry myself to sleep. And if I would hide myself, let no one know who I am, would I die a lonely man? If I would hide myself, let no one know who I am, would I die a lonely man? Cry, cry myself to sleep, Cry, cry myself to sleep, Oh, oh.
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It’s difficult to remember in the heat of a disagreement that it takes two to quarrel. It may help to remember that no one can disagree with you while you are agreeing with them. This is not to suggest that you should compromise your principles. It is possible, however, to remain true to your beliefs while simultaneously searching for common ground that will enable you to work productively with others who may at first disagree with you. When others are upset with you or with a situation that involves you, let them know that you understand how they feel. Examine the problem from their point of view. What is the source of the conflict? How could it be resolved in a manner that would satisfy the interests of all involved? How have you contributed to the problem? When you try to find solutions instead of attempting to affix blame, others will almost always respond in kind.
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