Category Archives: Life as it really is

Whatever Life Throws At You

This is what you don’t do. Don’t let this world make you bitter. Don’t let the actions of other people turn you cold on the inside. Certain things happen that hurt us, people come that leave us, and most of … Continue reading

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Rules of a Relationship

Five Rules of a Relationship: 1 – Stay faithful. 2 – Make them feel loved and wanted. 3 – Respect your partner. 4 – Don’t flirt with others. 5 – Have time for each other. http://mylovelyquotes.com

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A Two-Edge Sword

Hatred is like a long, dark shadow. Not even the person it falls upon knows where it comes from, in most cases. It is like a two-edged sword. When you cut the other person, you cut yourself. The more violently … Continue reading

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Two Thoughts About People

I honor and thank all my teachers: those who showed me kindness and those who hurt me; the ones who love/loved me and the ones who never will/never did; the people who were an example of what to do and … Continue reading

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All That Really Matters

My “2013 Fall Farewell Tour” is finally over. Much of the last few months has been spent traveling for business before my retirement at year’s end. Whew! Being in and out of airports the better part of the last five … Continue reading

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The Only Life You Could Save

One of the type phrases I have worked diligently to eliminate are statements like “she made me angry…”, “he made me feel bad…”, “they caused me to feel self-conscious.” and any other assertion that pushed the majority of my mood … Continue reading

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Judgments

For my mistaken judgments that were profound teachers and for the correct judgments that caused me to take chances that paid off… I am forever grateful. Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment. … Continue reading

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Riddle: “Who Am I?”

The following ‘riddle’ was written by an anonymous writer. The answer did not automatically come for me when I read it, but the solution made perfect sense once I got to the bottom. I encourage you to give it a … 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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Living Takes More Courage Than Dying

Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising that tempt you to believe your critics are right. To map out a … Continue reading

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