Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Sun Never Goes Away

“Be still, sad heart, and cease repining; Behind the clouds is the sun still shining; Thy fate is the common fate of all, Into each life some rain must fall, Some days must be dark and dreary.” — Henry Wadsworth … Continue reading

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Parking In The Fire Lane

“One of the true tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.” — Arnold H. Glasgow In the hopes to get ever more done, every day, we often park in the fire lane. … Continue reading

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After The Stretch. Fun.

“Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one.” — Dr. Seuss There’s a side benefit to giving time. There are a lot of personal benefits to giving your time to others – it’s a path to connection and … Continue reading

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Seeing The Unseen

“It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.” — Hellen Keller My grandmother visited me last night. It was during a Toastmasters Table Topics contest, (an impromptu speaking competition), when we were asked to relate what a … Continue reading

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Reframing The Question

“Don’t cry when the sun is gone, because the tears won’t let you see the stars.” — Violeta Parra Reframing the questions we ask ourselves can help us get through the hard times. When things aren’t going well, we ask … Continue reading

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Stand Together

“Coming together is a beginning.  Keeping together is progress.  Working together is success.” — Henry Ford On an autumn afternoon, two teams met and a single goal was scored. But not on a soccer field. It was at Harrison Park … Continue reading

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What Clutter Says

“I am never five minutes into stripping the clutter from my life before I start running into the clutter that is my life.” — Robert Brault Clutter says a lot about us. Dirty dishes are evidence of hunger averted. A heap of … Continue reading

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We Are All Mirrors

 Our faults irritate us most when we see them in others. — Proverb There’s a lot to see when we look at someone. Clothing, weight, hair style, posture, demeanor, skin color, jewelry, wrinkles, age, marital status, ethnicity, language, accent, emotions, … Continue reading

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Pretty Good Advice From A Sidewalk

“We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.” — Mother Teresa I think the picture is right. We all have a lot for which to be thankful. Yesterday’s gift of time … One very long, … Continue reading

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Planting Seeds. Harvesting Action.

“The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson There are seeds you plant in the ground. Then there are seeds that you plant in the mind. When we present someone with an idea, it’s like … Continue reading

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