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Optimism Rules…(or at least it should)

I thank the editors of Reasons for Optimism  www.reasonsforoptimism.com  for their wonderful little corner they’ve created on the web. And I fully agree, with their statement: “It’s easy to forget that in today’s not-so-optimistic world real progress continues, beauty appears, brave new worlds are explored, and creativity flows. We keep seeing–and occasionally finding–our best selves. There are,… Read more »

Shining out of Darkness – a poem by William Cowper

Sometimes the words of others speak to me and I thought this was beautiful… Writer and poet William Cowper (1732-1800) discovered comfort in God’s providence, and protective custody when backward-looking on the difficult times in his life, which led him to write the following poem Shining out of Darkness God moves in mysterious way, His… Read more »

Don’t Major in the Minor…

Don’t Major on the Minor – otherwise you will wind up with a below average life…As I travel and speak to all types of groups, I see that many people have come to a stop in their life (at any age) because they are worried. They’re worried about life, death, kids, parents, money, health, wrinkles…… Read more »

Deb’s Lucky 7 New Years Resolutions (that anyone can keep)

Watch Deb Sofield on WYFF-TV 4 in Greenville, SC – talk about 7 New Years Resolutions that anyone can keep. Deb is on the morning program with Myra Ruiz – anchor of the Sunday early show. Fitness For The New Year; Deb Sofield Part 1 Fitness for the New Year; Deb Sofield Part 2 Deb’s… Read more »

Deb’s Rules for Wisdom #4

Some will tell you to plan ahead – I’m here to tell you plan to be surprised! I always liked the saying – Sometimes God calms the storm. At other times, He calms the sailor. And sometimes He makes us swim! If your job or personal life has you so rigid that you cannot adjust… Read more »

Your time is limited, so don’t waste it….

In thinking about Steve Jobs who recently passes away I wanted to post a few of his quotes that I have followed and that have help me move forward. Here are two of my favorite. “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is… Read more »

The Art of Exceptional Living – Fall

One of my favorite motivational speakers was the late great Mr. Jim Rohn… his book The Art of Exceptional Living is one of my favorites and in it he talks about the seasons of life. He says we all know that there are 4 seasons… we have Winter, Spring, Summer & Fall. And these seasons hold Life Lessons because… Read more »

The Art of Exceptional Living – Summer

One of my favorite motivational speakers was the late great Mr. Jim Rohn… his book The Art of Exceptional Living is one of my favorites and in it he talks about the seasons of life. He says we all know that there are 4 seasons… we have Winter, Spring, Summer & Fall. And these seasons hold Life Lessons because to… Read more »