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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, September 14, 2020 by John St. Augustine in EVERY MOMENT MATTERS

“One of the best ways to mind your own business is to be about the difficult task of honoring another’s path, even if you think they are going the wrong way…To watch someone for whom you care deeply go down … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, August 17th, 2020 by John St. Augustine in EVERY MOMENT MATTERS

“Every great teacher, master, and prophet since day one has told use the same thing: what you think about, you become. And after a jillion years – and a jillion books and a jillion seminars – one would think that … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, July 28th, 2020 by John St. Augustine in EVERY MOMENT MATTERS

“In the classic Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill alluded to the presence of an “unseen Guide” whose sole purpose is to put all manner of obstacles in our path, with only one of two results. Either we become stronger … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Thursday, July 9th, 2020 by John St. Augustine in EVERY MOMENT MATTERS

“What is it that speaks to us and says, “go back” or “turn left”? I suppose it has many names – intuition, the inner voice or guide – but those are just human terms for something that seems to be … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, June 26th, 2020 by John St. Augustine in EVERY MOMENT MATTERS

“There will always be periods when it seems as if you are getting nowhere, and life’s a bore. Yet you find that by putting one foot in front of the other, not letting someone else fill your pack, and having … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, April 8th, 2020 by John St. Augustine in LIVING AN UNCOMMON LIFE

“The average American will go through seven career changes in a lifetime. The days of working 40 years at the same plant are pretty much gone. Transformation means change, and if there is one certainty it’s that we will live … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Monday, December 30th, 2019 by John St. Augustine in PHENOMENA

“Events that impact our lives, both good and bad, positive and negative, do not have a time limit on them. For me the lesson out of this experience is the opportunity for spiritual growth that exists when we have a … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Thursday, December 26th, 2019 by John St. Augustine in LIVING AN UNCOMMON LIFE

“The only person you are in competition with is yourself. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to first realize that even if you win the rat race…you’re still a rat! Even if you think you have it … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Thursday, September 19th, 2019 by John St. Augustine in LIVING AN UNCOMMON LIFE

“The world fell in love with an alien in the movie, E.T. The little frog-looking character “turned on his heart light” and promised Elliot that “I will always be there” as he touched his chest, while the organ inside glowed … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Thursday, July 18th, 2019 by John St. Augustine in LIVING AN UNCOMMON LIFE

“Here’s the deal: Resisting the inevitable is an exercise in futility. The process of transformation excludes no one. The only question is: How hard will you fight the changes that are manifesting in your life? What will it take you … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, June 26th, 2019 by John St. Augustine in LIVING AN UNCOMMON LIFE

“Most of us have fallen into the trap of living backwards. The common life is defined as one that goes like this: Have it – do it – be it. In other words, the things you “have” define what you … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Thursday, May 16th, 2019 by John St. Augustine in LIVING AN UNCOMMON LIFE

“The truth is that a lot of us are living hollow lives. We claim to have great faith, and yet when it comes to really living it, we often choose to accept the view of the world the media presents … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 by John. St.Augustine in LIVING AN UNCOMMON LIFE

“Literally, when was the last time you had some dirt under your fingernails? For most of us, the ground on which we walk is something to fertilize, plow, or shovel. Just beneath the first couple layers of grass, rock, and … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Thursday, October 18th, 2018 by John St. Augustine in LIVING AN UNCOMMON LIFE

“There isn’t a plant on Earth that can survive without taking in water in through its root system. Over millions of years, every type of grounded growing thing, from lichen to cactus to the mighty oak, has nourished itself from … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, September 7th, 2018 by John St. Augustine in LIVING AN UNCOMMON LIFE

“It’s been my experience that people who love being alive differ from those who think that somehow life is a burden because of one main ingredient – purpose. People who know why they are here like being here. People who … Continue reading

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