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DESIGNED FOR SAFETY: but can be dangerous!

Driving would be more difficult and more dangerous without our properly-adjusted rear vision mirrors. While driving, we use the broad view through the windscreen as we move ahead, but we also use the rear view mirrors for reference, making quick, … Continue reading

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“I KNOW MY OWN” – What is my response?

The guillemot is the common name for several species of seabird in the auk family. The small arctic seabird lives on the rocky cliffs of northern coastal regions, breeding on narrow cliff ledges in dense colonies that vary in size … Continue reading

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BEATEN because she couldn’t see the goal

The California coast was shrouded in fog the morning of 4th July 1952. Twenty one miles to the west, on Catalina Island, a 34 year old woman waded into the water and began swimming toward California, determined to be the … Continue reading

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HIT THE NAIL – NOT THE NAILS!

A carpenter hammers hundreds of nails most days, so gets lots and lots of practice. He soon learns that the most important thing is to keep one’s eye on the nail—not on the thumb or fingers holding the nail. It … Continue reading

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SELECTIVE VISION

“It isn’t easy being green” sang Kermit the frog. There are many reasons I wouldn’t like being a frog.  For one, I would find a frog’s eyesight very restrictive, but in a spiritual sense, I could learn a big lesson … Continue reading

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LOST FOCUS: John Landy LOOKS back

Roger Bannister was the first man in the world to run a mile in under four minutes in May 1954. The next month, Australian John Landy broke that record by 1.4 seconds. In August 1954 the two fastest mile runners … Continue reading

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WHERE ARE YOU LOOKING?

When businessman Allan Emery was in the wool business, he spent a couple of nights with a shepherd on the Texas prairie. During the night the long wail of coyotes pierced the still night air.

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