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JAMES ALLEN

"Circumstance does not make the man; it reveals him to himself"

JAMES ALLEN

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It's easy to get overwhelmed by the mechanics of daily life, and then to assign blame for everything to this or that thing. And while it maybe true that there is so much out there, and so little over which we have control, our thoughts are our own. At the thought level, we have the power to exert influence, and it is at this level that we must begin to interface with the world, because our thoughts determine how the world as we come to see it, is framed.

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