Monthly Archives: June 2013

Trying to Grow Flowers in Sand.

Money, amazingly, is losing its power… Our economy is rapidly changing from a money economy to a satisfaction economy. Martin Seligman It is considered by many to be almost un-American to admit that one is “not happy”. At the least … Continue reading

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Closing the Chapter

You’re missing something. You’re watching everything pass you by and it’s making you anxious but you’re not quite sure how to catch up. A small part of you doesn’t even want to catch up. You’ve become comfortable in your complacency, … Continue reading

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Farewell

June 28, 2013 Dear co-workers, colleagues, associates, friends, Getting to this date seemed to take forever and now suddenly it has arrived: our last day together. For going on eight years you have believed in me to lead you. I … Continue reading

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Soft, Spongy, Rigid or Flexible?

Life is change, but it’s common to think otherwise until jolted out of a comfort zone. Right now emotions are pulling me to extremes. At one end, at a considerably younger age than most I will be semi-retired in thirty … Continue reading

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Walk Through Destiny

Often a brevity of well-focused words breaks through to be more meaningful than thoughts expressed in a pile of language. So for the sake of time (which I am short of this morning) here are Seven Rules of Life by … Continue reading

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Flourishing

A composer can have all the talent of Mozart and a passionate desire to succeed, but if he believes he cannot compose music, he will come to nothing. He will not try hard enough. He will give up too soon … Continue reading

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The Key to Cultivate, Know and Appreciate

Others have known greater emotional pain than me, but my life has included a healthy share of it. I used to think my allotment was enough to make me a “special” case. For a long time I thought the quantity … Continue reading

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Chains Of Resentment

My finger was pointed at others for a long time. I was the way I was because of them, or so I thought. Wrongs inflicted by others were my frequent justification for how I behaved. Sometimes what I did was … Continue reading

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Completely Illogical

If you can do it, should do it, and want to do it, what are you waiting for? Many things in life that we excuse or misplace blame for are not created by what we do but by what we … Continue reading

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Wait and Hope

Grief dares us to love once more. Terry Tempest Williams I cry over the pain of my past, but feel great joy and hope for the my future. She is out there somewhere in this big world, I just don’t … Continue reading

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