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Wisdom from Calvin and Hobbes: Look Up To The Stars

When you look into infinity, what do you think of?

Amusingly enough, we can learn much from even the most unlikely places. Sometimes we can learn life lessons about love and friendship from a child’s story like Winnie The Pooh or in this case, from a comic strip  about a boy and his best friend, his “living” stuffed animal Tiger, Hobbes, in Calvin and Hobbes, created by Bill Watterson. The best friends share a strong bond with each other as they explore new things and seek adventure. But even in the comic’s novel presentation, it not only reminds us of the good things of childhood – exploration brought forth by curiosity and imagination – but also occasionally sees the pair pause long enough to ponder the deeper things of life and offer its readers a bit of wholesome and thought-provoking wisdom brought about only the way the innocence of a child can. Continue reading

Wisdom from Winnie The Pooh: Love Is Felt

You don't spell love, you feel it.

You don’t spell love, you feel it.

As adults, I think we tend to dismiss children’s shows / books as merely that: shows for the naive physically and in spirit, the young in mind and heart. What we often forget is that these shows and books are written by adults and at times can offer a wealth of wisdom from people we would normally never have a chance to interact with on a personal level. Take Winnie The Pooh for example,  created by English author A. A. Milne for his son, Christopher Robin Milne. Milne created Winnie The Pooh as bed time stories for his son, whose stuffed animals were the inspiration for the characters in Winnie The Pooh. Continue reading

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