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Tag Archives: inspiration

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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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 Wisdom of Rocky Balboa

“You see this guy here? That’s the toughest opponent you’re ever going to have to face. I believe that’s true in the ring, and I think that’s true in life. Now show me something.” ~Rocky Balboa to Adonis Johnson in […]

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Be encouraged.

Letters are meaningless until they become words. And, words are just words until they deliver our thoughts.
Watch as letters come together to form the thoughts of some of the greatest leaders the world has known.
May you be encouraged by the […]

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Nature’s Cabaret

(AP Photo/Terry Sohl)
Whenever possible, barely after sunrise, I sit and quietly experience the serenity of early morning, while enjoying a cup of coffee on our backyard deck. Surrounded by trees, I imagine their long limbs as arms stretched out awakening […]

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Be A Clown

When I was 5 years old, I can remember people asking me what I wanted to be when I grew up. My answer was always the same: A clown.
Then, I’d hear a polite laugh and get a pat on the […]

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What Sir Edmund Hillary Did After Climbing Mt. Everest is Most Inspiring

On May 29, 1953 Sir Edmund Hillary did what no man had done before – He climbed to the top of Mt. Everest.
He would later write about his experience, “I continued hacking steps along the ridge and then up a […]

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Make A Difference

As a writer, my challenge has always been to share stories, observations and good news that will hopefully make the reader feel better about being alive. Awhile back, I wrote a piece for the San Antonio Express-News in San Antonio […]

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B JOYFL

I believe in signs.
Literally.
I cannot tell you how many times in my life, I received what I believe to be a sign or message I needed to hear.
Recently, as my wife Linda and I were driving home from the airport, […]

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How To Listen To Life

In 1897, a musicologist and music critic for the New York Tribune named Henry Krehbeil wrote a book titled, “How to Listen to Music.” Henry said it was for the “untaught lovers of the art.”
Perhaps, that is what many of […]

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