ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

Things My Mother Tried To Teach Me

All Simple But So Very Hard

Image by Vânia Raposo from Pixabay

(Some need no explanation, others a little annotation is in order)

“ It is better to be kind than to be right.”

This one took me well into my adulthood before I grasped what she meant, and now I still struggle to live it. Having to be right, to win every argument with my facility with words, and a quick wit…

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John O'Neill

John O'Neill

Retired human services executive, living in Massachusetts near Boston, trying to be a better human being each day than the day before.