Category Archives: Inspiration

Your Legacy

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From the Inside, Out

When was the last time you heard a man describe a woman with an adjective that isn’t dripping in sexual innuendos and defaming premises? When was the last time you heard a man describe a woman by something that compliments … Continue reading

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Where the Light Enters

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference. Living one day at a time; Enjoying one moment at a time; Accepting hardships as … 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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Inspiration Journal

When my grandmother, Zelda, passed away a few years ago at the age of 90, she left me with a box of miscellaneous items from her house that she knew I had grown to appreciate over the years.  Among these … Continue reading

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The Nail on the Head

Of my favorite things few come close to two of them: 1) Finding good music I have not heard before 2) Discovering the meaningful work of an author I was previously unaware of. This week a writer unknown to me … Continue reading

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In Doing, I Find My Way

“Everything I do is a step on a path to where I end up”. That’s an almost too obvious statement and maybe the reason most know the words but don’t grasp the full meaning. A million course changes, intentional and … Continue reading

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Beyond Ideas of Wrong-Doing and Right-Doing

Almost a year ago I saved a poem by American poet Mary Oliver titled “Wild Geese”. From the first reading the words touched me with their directness and clarity. I felt certain the poem would be a good item to … Continue reading

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Living Too Long With a Single Dream

A lot can be packed into forty-four years. F. Scott Fitzgerald proved it. In more than one or two ways his life paralleled those of one of his characters, James Gatz or Jay Gatsby. Both suffered from the ill effects … Continue reading

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Anniversary of Our Declaration of Independence

First posted on July 4, 2011 by James Browning IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen United States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the … Continue reading

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