Monthly Archives: February 2013

Pothole Or Well

A man who lies facedown in a pothole┬áhas the same view as the man who lies facedown in a well. Neither knows how deep they are until they look around. Don’t despair too deeply until you’ve looked around. You may … Continue reading

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A Cut Above

“Friendship isn’t a big thing – it’s a million little things.” — Author Unknown When I was in college, I got my hair cut at the same barber shop. I could just walk in. Sometimes I had to wait, sometimes … Continue reading

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Friend

“Believing hear, what you deserve to hear: Your birthday as my own to me is dear… But yours gives most; for mine did only lend Me to the world; yours gave to me a friend.” — Martial To the best … Continue reading

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The Cost And Value Of Giving Time

“Before giving, the mind of the giver is happy; while giving, the mind of the giver is made peaceful; and having given, the mind of the giver is uplifted.” — Buddha There is a direct relationship between the cost and … Continue reading

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The Person Or The Problem?

“When you blame others, you give up your power to change.” — Author Unknown Listen to a child and it’s easy to figure out who they are blaming for their problems. They’re very direct. But listen to an adult, and … Continue reading

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After They Click

“The road to success is wherever people need another road.” — Robert Brault You can beg everyone to vote for your cause or contest online. You can struggle to get your hit counts or page ranking ever higher. You can … Continue reading

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Last Gift

“It won’t be long now it won’t be long now If only I had a little bit more time If only I had a little bit more time with you.” — Zach Sobiech A simple, sad story that will make … Continue reading

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If It Matters

Last Thursday morning, Valentine’s Day, at about 7am as I dropped her off at school, my nearly 13-year-old, absolutely-adolescent, totally-teenage, Taylor-Swift-adoring, yell-at-her-sister, too-cool-for-school daughter Hayle got out of the car. Before shutting the door, she paused then said, “Dad, if … Continue reading

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Changing The World

If our world is nothing but a collection of our beliefs, perceptions, interpretations, and experiences, then doesn’t it follow that in order to change the world, one only needs to change oneself? If nothing else, it’s probably a good place … Continue reading

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On Writing

Quite simply – Writing is easy if you’re writing about yourself. Writing is difficult if you’re writing about ourself. I hope all your writing is difficult. Yesterday’s gift of time … I’d write about all my son’s success at the … Continue reading

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