Monthly Archives: March 2013

Generosity Jumble

Which guy is lazy? It’s pretty easy to judge, right?* Now ask yourself, which of the two men is more generous? Maybe it’s not so easy to tell. Cultural stereotypes and norms play a huge role in our perception of … Continue reading

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Always Be A Unicorn

“Always be yourself. Unless you can be a unicorn. Then always be a unicorn.” — Peter S. Beagle, shared on Facebook by my daughter, Hayle Perhaps my daughter has a point. If the unicorn represents that elusive part of us – … Continue reading

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That Old Expression

That old expression … “You get what you give.” That famous quote … “For it is in giving that we receive.” That ancient saying … “No one has ever become poor by giving.” There’s a reason those proverbs have been … Continue reading

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Life’s Cube

“Our whole life is solving puzzles.” — Erno Rubik Making a change in our life is like breaking up a single color of a Rubix Cube. As we go through life, we “solve” various faces of our lives – career, … Continue reading

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Great or Grating?

“It is easier to believe than to doubt.” — E.D. Martin Supporting a cause is great. Advocating for a position is great. Standing up for what you believe is great. Having passion is great. Regurgitating the propaganda is … well … Continue reading

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Above The Din

“Be careful how you interpret the world:  It is like that.” — Erich Heller This morning, above the din of the city, I heard an owl hoot. It was quiet and distant, nearly drowned out by traffic. At first, I … Continue reading

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River Of Change

“Everything comes to pass, nothing comes to stay.” — Matthew Flickstein I can’t recall anyone I’ve ever met who was happy about the Spring time change. Every year, there are the assorted grumbles over the morning commute’s darkness, the laments … Continue reading

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A Way To Encourage More Arts In The Schools

“The future belongs to young people with an education and the imagination to create.” –President Barack Obama There’s a lot of talk about keeping art in the schools. But what’s the magic to make that happen? Here’s an idea. Yesterday … Continue reading

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Choice Today. Chosen Tomorrow.

Question for Today. Would you like to stay up until 11pm tonight watching Downton Abbey, or would you rather stay up until 11pm tonight helping your child do homework? Question for Tomorrow. What would you rather have chosen for Today? A choice today … Continue reading

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Wasted Time

Maybe our single biggest waste of time is the time we waste trying to figure out where we wasted all our time. Wasted time is always in the past. The future is never wasted. Yesterday’s gift of time … Teen … Continue reading

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