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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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It’s Your Story And You’re The Author

“The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another.” — James Matthew Barrie No matter what story we tell ourself, that is the story of our life. “I’m a failure. I’m … Continue reading

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Expect Nothing, Give Everything. A Story Of Friendships.

“Le vrai philosphe n’attend rien des homes, et il leur fait tout le bien don’t il est capable.” (“The true philosopher expects nothing from others and offers them the best he can give them. ” – Voltaire) — Voltaire I … Continue reading

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The Glass Story

“Stories are how we think. They are how we make meaning of life. Call them schemas, scripts, cognitive maps, mental models, metaphors, or narratives. Stories are how we explain how things work, how we make decisions, how we justify our decisions, how … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 323 – A Story

I was looking for a way to capture the essence of my daughter’s volleyball season, which ended today. A story seemed like the best way to do that. Hope you enjoy the detour.  The volleyball was mad. I suppose if … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 314 – Happy Endings

“A good ending is vital to a picture, the single most important element, because it is what the audience takes with them out of the theater.” — Walt Disney As I drove home from work, I was all set to … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 251 – We All Have A Story To Tell

Gave some guidance to a new Toastmaster over lunch today. In the process I was reminded that we all have a story to tell.  Over lunch I got to know to Christine who is new to Toastmasters. She comes to … Continue reading

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