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November 11, 2016
Oliver Briny

Cultivate

Aristotle argues that we are not simply born with all the virtues (positive character traits), we need to cultivate them through the training of our soul. In contemporary language, we need to be aware of the different characteristics we want to embody, and then actively pursue them in our everyday. On a lighter note, this brings a lot

November 3, 2016
Oliver Briny

Finding Me – Part 3/3: Show Me Your Friends, Show Me Your Future

Life has a tendency of trying to tell you who you are. If you haven’t done the necessary mileage to purposefully seek out who you are, the world has no problem in persuading you. Unfortunately, forming your self-image by only listening to outside sources is like legitimizing a system that renders you passive. Getting your course right towards living

October 26, 2016
Oliver Briny

Finding Me – Part 2/3: Pygmalion In The Classroom

Life has a tendency of trying to tell you who you are. If you haven’t done the necessary mileage to purposefully seek out who you are, the world has no problem in persuading you. Unfortunately, forming your self-image by only listening to outside sources is like legitimizing a system that renders you passive. Getting your course right towards living

October 18, 2016
Oliver Briny

Finding Me – Part 1/3: Cherish Your Gifting

Life has a tendency of trying to tell you who you are. If you haven’t done the necessary mileage to purposefully seek out who you are, the world has no problem in persuading you. Unfortunately, forming your self-image by only listening to outside sources is like legitimizing a system that renders you passive. Getting your course right towards living

October 14, 2016
Oliver Briny

Building Blocks

On what kind of foundation do you build your identity? What kind of building blocks do we have when building an identity anyway? These questions we often hear simply chase after what it is that defines you.   Our circumstances in life are frail. In an instant what seemed like a solid establishment can go down; we could lose

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THE GARDEN
If a man leaves his garden alone, it very soon ceases to be a garden; and if a saint let's his mind alone, it will very soon become a rubbish heap. Occupy your mind with good thoughts, or it will be filled with bad ones;
Unoccupied it cannot be.
-Oswald Chambers & Sir Thomas More

PERSPECTIVE

Optimism is a combination of faith and hope that does not guarantee a trouble-free existence but nonetheless always expects a good outcome. It enables us to be filled with good things, increases our trust, makes us more attractive to others and empowers us for life.
-Robert Fergusson

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"But the wisdom from above is first of all pure. It is also peace loving, gentle at all times, and willing to yield to others. It is full of mercy and good deeds. It shows no favoritism and is always sincere."