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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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The Best In Others

I was rummaging through some old papers my mother sent me, and ran across a clipping of this old quote by Robert Louis Stevenson. I wonder how much different the world would be if we all made the effort to … Continue reading

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Speaking of Speaking

“Every survival kit should include a sense of humor.” — Author Unknown In November, I won the Toastmasters District 7 Humorous Speech Competition. The other day, I finally received the video which I’m pleased to share. If you would like … Continue reading

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Just One

“We can do no great things, only small things with great love.” — Mother Teresa At the Toastmasters District 7’s winter leadership institute conference today, the audience heard from a variety of speakers. One of the speakers is a mentor … Continue reading

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Thank You

“Humility does not mean thinking less of yourself than of other people, nor does it mean having a low opinion of your own gifts.¬† It means freedom from thinking about yourself at all.” — William Temple If you will humor … Continue reading

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Seeing The Unseen

“It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.” — Hellen Keller My grandmother visited me last night. It was during a Toastmasters Table Topics contest, (an impromptu speaking competition), when we were asked to relate what a … Continue reading

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The Beautiful Dream Of Time

“In the presence of eternity, the mountains are as transient as the clouds.” — Robert Green Ingersoll There are times when a dream becomes real, and reality becomes a dream. Towards the end our Toastmasters Area contest last night, the … Continue reading

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