Make the Effort

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In today’s political, economic, and cultural climate — as so many leaders and people around us question, even repudiate foundational truths that have enabled civilized societies for eons– it is good to know that

  • gravity still holds a plumb line at absolute vertical — not sometimes five degrees and other times seven, or ten, or forty-five degrees askew;
  • combining your three apples with my seven apples, together we have ten apples — and not six or thirteen — and definitely enough to make an apple pie we can share with the people around us;
  • and that hard work and determination reap benefits unknowable by people who never make the effort.

 

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