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September 4 – The unexplainable high of enthusiasm

September 4. “What a man knows only through feeling can be explained only through enthusiasm.” (Joseph Joubert) Do you ever find yourself at a loss for words when it comes to explaining how you feel? I have. I can dance … Continue reading

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September 3 – The power of hope.

September 3. “When there is no hope in the future there is no power in the present.” (John Maxwell) In my life I have faced many difficult challenges. I have found myself feeling sad, angry, frustrated, depressed and scared. I … Continue reading

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September 1 – Finding our own seeds of greatness and helping them germinate

September 1. “People were designed for accomplishment, engineered for success, and endowed with the seeds of greatness.” (Zig Ziglar) All of us have within us the seeds and abilities to be great at something. Some people are lucky, and they … Continue reading

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August 31- Deciding what I have time for

August 31. “We all find time to do what we really want to do.” (William Feather) With all due respect to Sweet Brown, the excuse of not having time to do something is among the lamest. I have said it … Continue reading

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August 30 – Doing small things with great love, one shoe box at a time

August 30. “We can do no great things – only small things with great love.” (Mother Teresa) There are very few people alive during my lifetime who were more spiritual, and more inspiring than Mother Teresa of Calcutta. I have … Continue reading

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August 29 – Focusing my lens to see things more clearly

August 29. “Much of what we see depends on what we’re looking for.” (Phil Calloway) Everyone has their own, unique lens through which they see the events around them. It is true metaphorically, and literally, that people will see what … Continue reading

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August 28 – Improving my personal security by building a strong track record

August 28. “Security comes from your ability to produce. In short, it is an inside job.” (General Douglas MacArthur) Everyone wants security in life, and they want it in a variety of forms. They want to feel safe in their … Continue reading

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August 25 – The daunting task of maintaining balance in life

August 25. “You can have total success when you balance your physical, mental, spiritual, as well as your personal, family and business life.” (Zig Ziglar) Really? That’s all it takes? Just keep those 6 things all in balance? Sure. No … Continue reading

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August 24 – Seeing the seeds of growth in everyday problems

August 24. “Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don’t have any problems, you don’t get any seeds.” (Norman Vincent Peale) The powerful metaphor at work in Norman Vincent Peale’s quote, is that the … Continue reading

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August 21 – Caring about others is a risk worth taking

August 21. “Caring about others, running the risk of feeling and leaving an impact on people, brings happiness.” (Ralph Harold Kushner) Caring about others brings risk to my own feelings. As long as I keep myself walled off from caring … Continue reading

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