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Glimpses of Kindness

“In hours of weariness, sensations sweet, Felt in the blood, and felt along the heart; And passing even into my purer mind, With tranquil restoration:—feelings, too, Of unremembered pleasure: such, perhaps, As have no slight or trivial influence On that … 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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Quality Time Can Start With The Gift Of Time

“Motivation is what gets you started.  Habit is what keeps you going.” — Jim Ryun It was nearly a year ago that I started doing martial arts. I tried it because my son was involved. I thought it might be … Continue reading

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Looking Inward – The Culmination Of Two Years Of Giving

“We *do* have time to make a difference.” — GiveOurTime.com Two years ago today, the day after Christmas, I sat at our dining room table. The kids were fighting, there was wrapping paper everywhere, and the Christmas tree was at … Continue reading

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The Best Laid Plans

“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” — Antoine de Saint-Exupéry As the holidays approach, many of us are planning vacation, family gatherings, shopping trips, Christmas presents, religious festivities, or how much money to donate to charity for … Continue reading

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The Passion Of Action

“Passion is universal humanity.  Without it religion, history, romance and art would be useless.” — Honoré de Balzac There are so many actions that we can do to make a difference in this world. But none is so strong as … Continue reading

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