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Word of the Week: Consistency

Oscar Wilde is credited with saying that “Consistency is the hallmark of the unimaginative.”

Wilde’s point was that consistent living can become a wearisome repetition of sameness day after day. Such consistency can degenerate into a life that is dull. Boring. Trite. Listless. Languid. And essentially lifeless.

In response, an unknown author issued this challenge to get out of the consistency rut. Continue reading

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How Much Is Your Faith Worth?

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Oscar Wilde was an Irish poet, playwright, and novelist.  He is credited with a quote that has become a part of the public domain.

“Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing.”   

Since Wilde lived in the 19th century, I wonder what he would think today?  Continue reading

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Money Matters

MoneyMatters“When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life,” once said the 19th century Irish writer and poet, Oscar Wilde.  Then he added, “Now that I am old, I  know that it is!”

If the truth is known, this may be the feeling of many people today.  It seems that money occupies a part of almost every day.  We work to make money.    Save money.  Spend money.  Invest money.  Give money. Continue reading

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