Category Archives: Good Advice

Points One through Five

An insightful and kind friend I used work with and reconnected with through Facebook posted an article today titled ” 30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself…”. Great stuff! Here’s the first five: #1. Stop spending time with the wrong … Continue reading

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How You Choose To Live It

Life can be long or short, it all depends on how you choose to live it. It’s like forever; always changing. For any of us our forever could end in an hour, or a hundred years from now. You can … Continue reading

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The Hard Things

You Have To Do The Hard Things You have to make the call you’re afraid to make. You have to get up earlier than you want to get up. You have to give more than get in return right away. … Continue reading

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Am I Too Nice?

Although I grew up in a family where the opposite was usually true it’s my intention to always be a gentleman, especially to women. However, I have begun to think I am just too “nice”. Andrew Moore wrote an on-line … Continue reading

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Just a Few Words

Once in a while just a few words say a great deal: If you’re reading this… Congratulations, you’re alive. If that’s not something to smile about, then I don’t know what is. From “Monsters Under Your Head” by Chad Sugg

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Behind a Farting Camel

  Hafez or Hafiz was a Persian poet who lived in the 1300′s. His work has been influential since that time even though little is actually known today about him and his life. His work made deep impressions on writers such … Continue reading

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The Untethered Soul

Holding onto thoughts instead of thinking them and letting go… Recalling things that happened in the past and stewing about them… Trying to control emotions by holding on or pushing them away… Attempting to rewrite the past by obsessing on … Continue reading

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When You Look Back

This morning browsing for a quotes something C.S. Lewis wrote came into my view: When I was ten, I read fairy tales in secret and would have been ashamed if I had been found doing so. Now that I am … Continue reading

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A Baker’s Dozen

Here’s my list of thirteen thoughts to start another wondrous day filled with adventure, intrigue, reward and struggle. ~ We are always too busy! ~ Kindness multiplies back to the giver. ~ Being allowed to often get dirty makes a … Continue reading

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Shines Brightest

It’ a beautiful Sunday morning during the Memorial holiday weekend which I increased to four days away from work by taking Friday off. After a couple of days of getting up without an alarm clock or a list of things … Continue reading

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