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We Were Not Created To Reform The Universe, But To Reform Ourselves.


We are coming more and more to the realization that we are all part of a single web of life and that our survival depends very largely upon cooperation with a plan existing everywhere in creation.  Invisible laws govern visible … Continue reading

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Egotism Destroys Health and Happiness


One of the most universal and “respectable pressures is selfishness.  Some go as far as to say that without selfishness very little can be accomplished in this world.  Experience teaches us, however, that the consequences of such conduct can never … Continue reading

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Find The Facts And Live By Them


We live in a kind of world in which we have created an artificial pattern. We have come to conclude that the troubles of life are real and immediate, and the joys of life remote and reserved for a fortunate … Continue reading

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Aim High And Aspire To Inspire


The Spartan Race has partnered with NBC Sports Group to chronicle the amazing people and stories behind the race series and the World Championship, culminating in a 90-minute TV special that will air on the NBC Sports Network on December … Continue reading

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You Can Kill A Man But Not An Idea


What is Hajj? Hajj in the Arabic language means aim, destination or purpose (qasd). The reason is clear: Hajj is the ultimate journey of loving submission (‘ubūdīyah) and conscious surrender (riq) to Allāh. Hajj is the fifth pillar of Islam … Continue reading

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It’s Friday the 13th! It’s Only Bad Luck If You Put It In Your Head.


It’s Friday the 13th, and millions of people are on edge, fearing a calamity with personal or global repercussions-a broken leg, a stock market crash, or the trigger pulled for World War III. What has made the people so afraid … Continue reading

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Peace Lies Not In The External World. It Lies Within One’s Own Soul


Since former President Mubarak caved to popular pressure and stepped down from power on February 11, 2011, Egypt has been struggling to define the terms of a new democratic order. After six decades of misrule—beginning with the wholesale nationalization of … Continue reading

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