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Looking into the Jaws of a Great White Shark – The Story of Shannon Ainslie

This story blew me right off my chair coughing up my coffee, and had me reconsider today’s regular Sunday Surf Trip. Everybody knows there are no sharks around Lisbon,  but my next dip into the cold ocean was no doubt … Continue reading

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Do You Dare to be Different? To Think Different?

Because ultimately, it’s about truth – the truth about you: who you are and what you want and what you will sacrifice for having it. Are you honest about this, and are you ready to pay the price that your it will cost? Most people are not. Continue reading

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The Roman Character: Confidently Facing the Future, Conserving the Past

ROME NEVER FOUGHT TO IMPOSE a political idea or a religious creed. On the contrary, she left local institutions and manners of thought untouched. In Rome’s imperial expansion, self defence was accounted the first motive; but trade inevitably followed and … Continue reading

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How the redbreast got its colour.

“But little by little he gained courage, flew close to him, and drew with his little bill a thorn that had become imbedded in the brow of the Crucified One. And as he did this there fell on his breast … Continue reading

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