The Reward of Effort

“I always tell the kids, ‘you know what’s great about going the extra mile? There’s very little traffic.’ ” Jim Larrangaga It is often acceptable to be good enough. A lot of people do just what they need to do to get by… and, they do get by. They...

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Unchartered territory…

“Each moment is a place you’ve never been.” mark strand Does this help? Does this give the permission (and the freedom) to being open to learning? Does this hold the potential, the promise, and the possibility for growth? If each moment is a place you have never been, could...

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2010. The New Year and You.

“Obstacles can’t stop you. Problems can’t stop you. Most of all, other people can’t stop you. Only YOU can stop you.” Jeffrey Gitomer This life is yours. Yours to own, and direct and live. There aren’t always clear paths and sometimes there aren’t directions, but it’s still all yours....

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Forever

This was written after sitting with a mother, as she tried to explain how she feels living through another day of her daughter’s addiction, and was first shared in December 2007. I am posting it again, because there have been several people that have recently shared stories of addiction...

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Courage

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.” Ambrose Redmoon When you’re driving, you can’t always see what’s coming on the road, can you? But yet you keep moving forward. You drive, and you trust that even when...

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The Impact of You…

“Think you can’t change the world? Too late, you already have. It was changed for the better the minute you were born. There are more people than you can imagine who will never be the same because they came in contact with you… if only for a fleeting moment.”...

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Our paint…

“The thoughts we choose to think are the tools we use to paint the canvas of our lives.” Louise Hay More and more we are shining a light on the significance of our thoughts, and how those thoughts ultimately shape, guide and define our lives. Who is in control...

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Believe in Your Power

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” Harriet Tubman I was asked what I think made some people so successful, and what my advice would be to...

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Was it?

“I gave my life to become the person I am right now. Was it worth it?” Richard Bach Her time, her energy, her efforts have all led her here. If she was honest, and if she was pushed, she would admit that “here” isn’t where she wants to be....

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Do you want to?

“The only people that can change the world are people who want to. And not everybody does.” Hugh Macleod I recently had a conversation with someone about inspiration, and where to find it. We talked about how each person responds and reacts differently, so we each need to find...

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