Author Archives: Eric Winger

About Eric Winger

Our perception of time is key to how we use our time. The most fundamental way to change that perception is to give our time. This opens us up to new opportunities and ideas from which we can build to really make a difference. ... Yes, we *do* have time to make a difference!

10 Life Lessons From 10 Years of Running

“If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking.” –Buddhist Saying Ten years ago, this month, I took a big step forward. I started running. Not fast. Not competitive. Just for my health. … Continue reading

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What We Are Not Doing (Thoughts on the Charlestown shooting)

“What we don’t do may reveal more about us than what we do.” About one week ago, the latest American massacre took place in Charlestown, South Carolina. Using my Facebook feed as a guide, here is a glimpse into what people … Continue reading

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Giving Our Time Update

“Real generosity is doing something nice for someone who will never find out.” –Frank A. Clark Oh, how time does pass. We so often give it away to the trivial yet wonder profoundly where it went. This blog has been idle the … Continue reading

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On 9/11, The Sun Still Shines

“Keep your face to the sun and you will never see the shadows.” — Helen Keller How one remembers is a choice. With another anniversary of September 11th passing into memory, many assuredly made note of the date before they closed their … Continue reading

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A Glimpse Into Another Side Of The Story

“Every truth has two sides; it is as well to look at both, before we commit ourselves to either” — Aesop We make many assumptions about life. But there are times when the tiniest glimpse out of the corner of … Continue reading

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A Better Mother’s Day Card

Yesterday, I mailed my mother a standard Mother’s Day card. But today, I felt like that card just wasn’t good enough. So today I mailed her this letter. I thought I’d share it because some of you might feel the same … Continue reading

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A Story For The Next Time You Feel Like You Are Not Making A Difference

My friend Scott passed away unexpectedly earlier this year. Recently, I spoke at length with his mother. Here is a simple, yet powerful, story she told me about him. Scott worked as the office manager of a janitorial supply store in Sante Fe, … Continue reading

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Red Tulip

When the tulip bulb emerges, from it’s winter sleep, and pokes it’s head above the frozen earth, we welcome it. The warm gesture of Spring. But deep in our hearts, we know that it’s red vibrance will soon fade; the once-lustrous petals falling … Continue reading

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11 Seemingly Random Thoughts

Here are 11 seemingly random thoughts on a Sunday night. * That unbearable feeling we get when waiting for something good to happen could be Nature’s way of telling us to savor the moment. What you say is not as … Continue reading

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“Let none find fault with others; let none see the omissions and commissions of others. But let one see one’s own acts, done and undone.” — Buddha A fault line is a break in the earth’s crust between two geologic … Continue reading

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