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Don’t Settle

“Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith. I’m convinced that the only thing that kept me going was that I loved what I did. You’ve got to find what you love. And that is as true for your work as it is for your lovers. Your work is going… Read more »

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 »

It’s harder to be kind than clever.

“We are What We Choose” Remarks by Jeff Bezos, as delivered to the Class of 2010 Baccalaureate  May 30, 2010 As a kid, I spent my summers with my grandparents on their ranch in Texas. I helped fix windmills, vaccinate cattle, and do other chores. We also watched soap operas every afternoon, especially “Days of… 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 »

Why You Gotta Be So Mean?

“Get your big fat ass in here” those are the words a client of mine recently heard from her grandmother. I can only assume the grandmother didn’t measure the damage of her words. I’m sure grandma thought she was being funny. She wasn’t. Weeks later my client can repeat that stinging phrase that hurt to the… Read more »