Monthly Archives: October 2011

Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 311 – Give Deeply. Live Deeply.

“People living deeply have no fear of death.” — Anais Nin When it’s my daughter’s turn to take out the trash, she says she is afraid of the dark. Interestingly, tonight on “All Hallow’s Eve” she, her siblings, and her … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 310 – The Pressure Of Procrastination

 “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” — Anne Frank Giving is easiest with a clear mind. When our mind is clear, we don’t have mental clutter. However, our mind … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 309 – Cheers! (To You)

“Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, ‘Make me feel important.’ Never forget this message when working with people.” — Mary Kay Ash On a sunny and crisp autumn afternoon, I took a run. For five miles … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 308 – Time Contraction

“Arguments over grammar and style are often as fierce as those over IBM versus Mac, and as fruitless as Coke versus Pepsi and boxers versus briefs.” – Jack Lynch For a long time I tried not to use grammatical contractions … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 307 – Start With Your Strengths

“To succeed, we must first believe that we can.” — Michael Korda We are often challenged in life. And when we are challenged, we can choose to see hardship or opportunity. If we choose to see opportunity, the first thing to … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 306 – The Frost Of Our Expectations

““Anger always comes from frustrated expectations”” — Elliot Larson Frost covered everything on a crisp and clear morning. I did not expect frost, but it came anyway. It covered the garden plants and our car, killing off the former and … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 305 – Feeding A Cat

I recently listened to a person I know tell me how he hates making small talk with cashiers. In the next breath he told me how he has lost faith in humanity. I kept that in mind as I went through the … Continue reading

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