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Category Archives: Inspiration

Miracle At Midnight: A true story

Note: No matter where you may be in the world as your read this, may you be inspired to face each moment of your life with gratitude and love. ~Sonny
The hail pounded like machine gun bullets on Laura Hanna’s car […]

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What you may not know about the Star Spangled Banner

Francis Scott Key looking toward Ft. McHenry on the morning of September 14, 1812
Here’s a story you may not have heard about the Star Spangled Banner and a version of the song that will give you goosebumps!
On September 7, 1814, […]

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The University of Loneliness

 
It can happen whether you are new graduate or a seasoned professional.
You get a revelation of what you see for yourself in the not-so-far-off future. You can taste it, feel it and smell its sweet success.
There’s only one problem. […]

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When A Comedian Becomes A Dad

Pick a favorite comedian and chances are you’ve watched their material reflect their personal growth over the years. Finding irony in every-day observations is what they do.
And, while thinking fast, choosing the right words and perfecting their timing are all […]

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Everything You Own

Several years ago, singer/songwriter, David Gates wrote and recorded a poignant song, titled, Everything I Own.
The hook line of the song was, “I would give everything I own just to have you back again.”
I’d always thought it was a song […]

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The Weight of the Glass

As the story goes, a psychology professor was teaching a stress management class in a large auditorium when he posed a question to his students. Picking up a glass of water, he began, “Who can tell me..”
While everyone immediately assumed […]

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7 Quotes That Will Fire Up Your Entrepreneurial Spirit!

Whether your are in the process of striking out on your own or a seasoned self-made entrepreneur, there are times when you’ll doubt the decision you’ve made.
May these powerful thoughts serve to rekindle your fire within!
1. Every worthwhile accomplishment, big […]

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Our Library of Thought

In 1771, young Robert Skipwith, sent a letter to Thomas Jefferson, requesting recommendations for his personal library.
“Let them be improving as well as amusing …. Let them amount to about five and twenty pounds sterling, or, if you think proper, […]

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How To Restart Your Career

Several years ago, I began a ritual that has served me well in growth, prosperity and enthusiasm for the coming 12 months. (It’s a practice that can be done anytime.)
At the beginning of each new year, I set out to […]

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Photographer to the Stars: Jonathan Exley

In 1976 I was photographed by a young professional starting out in Los Angeles, named Jonathan Exley. He came highly recommended and I remember that he had a modest studio on Santa Monica Blvd.. Jonathan was kind-hearted, soft-spoken and extremely […]

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