Posts Tagged ‘On The Lessons Of Life’

Both my sons enjoy playing chess.  Largely self taught, my young Rooks will challenge one another with the tool disguised as a game that has been used for generations to teach the strategies of war, the art of psychology and philosophy, the value of patience, forethought, mindfulness and principals that are true of life as much as they are true in Chess such as the fact it is just as important to win with grace as it is to lose with dignity, that strategy without patience is caustic, that we must remain flexible and that at the end of the day, the pawn and the king both return to the same box…
Found at one of the blogs I follow: One Thousand Single Days
Specific post:  http://onethousandsingledays.wordpress.com/2016/03/29/the-lesson/
On This Day In:
2015 The Hunter’s Music
2014 Dedication
2013 Unhappy Alternatives
2012 Implications
2011 Never Let Us Down

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If there’s a single lesson that life teaches us, it’s that wishing doesn’t make it so.
     —     Lev Grossman
[… To all the Global Climate Change deniers.  —   KMAB]
On This Day In:
2014 What Have You Learned (Gently) Lately?
Orange October (I)
2013 Ignore The Man Behind The Curtain
For A Time
2012 What Are Your True Measurements
2011 What It Is All About
2010 The Magnificent Seven
Giants Fever!!

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