Moody Blues – Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2018

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Ever since 1964 when Ray Thomas, Mike Pinder, Denny Laine,
Graeme Edge and Clint Warwick first performed as the Moody Blues,
the “marriage of classical and rock” has opened creative doors
and inspired musicians and music lovers on every shore.

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Pathways of Peace

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

There is no substitute for peace in a world of conflict.
The universe will eventually come to rest and then
the Creator will declare peace for all time.

But for now, we mostly just talk about it.

Enjoy this breakdown of how we weave “peace” in and out of our daily conversations:

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Keep working at it

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Look here. I work so hard and I care so much. I deserve better.

“They owe me”

  • for spending long hours ‘getting it right’
  • for being on time
  • for remembering all colleagues’ birthdays
  • for leading the team at the company
  •  for loving my partner more than I am loved
  • for donating to hungry children
  • for helping out at my child’s school

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Four right opinions

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Is there such a thing as a right opinion?

From history we know this:

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus (“The Wise“),
Emperor of the Roman Empire
from 161 A.D. until his death in 180 A.D.,
was the last of the Five Good Emperors

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The only way to inherit the Earth

By Lawrence J. J. Leonard

There is a specific Holy Scripture that is an eyewitness account
of what Jesus of Nazareth, the Christ, said to a large gathering in Galilee
which came from Syria and Judea:

 “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.”
~Matthew 5:3

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Protester’s Pocket Guide for Responsible Speech

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Being a protester means taking on the responsibility of “the cause”
and if you don’t know what that is,
then you just might be a pawn in someone else’s agenda.

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