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With Friends Like These – Dorothy Rowe

We value friends, but the path of friendship, like love, rarely runs smooth. We may feel jealous of a friend’s achievements when we want to feel happy for her. We might find it hard to give friends objective advice, unrelated to the person we want them to be. We can be reluctant to allow each […] Read more

Wordsworth – I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud

I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o’er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden daffodils; Beside the lake, beneath the trees, Fluttering and dancing in the breeze. Continuous as the stars that shine And twinkle on the milky way, They stretched in never-ending […] Read more

Wordsworth – Ode Intimations of Immortality (excerpt 2)

Though nothing can bring back the hour Of splendour in the grass, of glory in the flower; We will grieve not, rather find Strength in what remains behind; In the primal sympathy Which having been must ever be; In the soothing thoughts that spring Out of human suffering; In the faith that looks through death, […] Read more

Wordsworth – Ode: Intimations of Immortality (excerpt 1)

Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting: The Soul that rises with us, our life’s Star, Hath had elsewhere its setting, And cometh from afar: Not in entire forgetfulness, And not in utter nakedness, But trailing clouds of glory do we come From God, who is our home: Heaven lies about us in […] Read more

Writing That Works By Kenneth Roman & Joel Raphaelson

By itself, good writing is no guarantee of success. But words are more than words and business writing does not exist in a vacuum. What you write will always have a purpose and if you write well you are more likely to achieve it, and to succeed […] Read more

Yeah, Dave’s Livin in the Moment

From: Yeah Dave’s Guide to Livin’ the Moment, by David Romanelli Feeling and finding the spirit might not smooth out your wrinkles or tone your thighs but who ever said drinking from the fountain of youth was cosmetic surgery or an eight-week workout? Drinking is the key word here. Next time you drink a glass […] Read more

Zoo Story By Edward Albee

ALL RIGHT. THE STORY OF JERRY AND THE DOG! What I am going to tell you has something to do with how sometimes it’s necessary to go a long distance out of the way in order to come back a short distance correctly; or maybe I only think that it has something to do with […] Read more