Health

Serenity

Few people in the world today manage to achieve serenity: that calm, inner peace that gives them strength and happiness. This thought made me turn again to one of the finest pieces of writing ever done on this subject, AS A MAN THINKETH, by James Allen. In the last part of his little essay, he…

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Live to Be a Hundred

A good friend of mine, Gordon “Parky” Parkinson, from Kansas City, dropped into my office some time back and, as usual, we got into a very interesting discussion. We got to talking about age, the passing of time, and how it affects different people. Parky told me about a family with which he was familiar…

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Ignorance Is Not Bliss

In the November issue of TIME MAGAZINE, back in old 1960 there appeared an interesting little article. It concerned a little learning and pointed out that about half of the U.S. college students believe that whiskey will kill a fever, and one-third think that an expectant mother can cultivate musical talent in her unborn child…

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Strange Ones

If someone walked into your office, or home, and asked for all of your money and told you that if you refused you’d be blown up immediately, what would you do? On December 4, 1894, a man walked into the office of the famous financier, Russel Sage, and demanded that Mr. Sage give him one…

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Power Of The Mind

For years one of my favorite pastimes has been reading the remarkable book, “Keep Up With The World,” by Freling Foster. He wrote for many years the famous Collier’s feature. One section of his book is devoted to Mind and Body and accurately and cleverly portrays some exciting phenomena. For example, in Paris in 1932,…

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