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On #NationalSelfieDay – I Wish

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Penny Candy and Pigtails – The #Resilience to #Win

“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”  ~Nelson Mandela What is your earliest life memory? Last week a colleague and I took  a few minutes to take that walk down memory lane. I … Continue reading

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#Success is Simple #Truth #Growth

“Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another.” ~Toni Morrison, Beloved (Original publication Dec 1, 2014) Yesterday I recognized two great new truths. 1) Gary was right. 2) My independence has great limitations. The point … Continue reading

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Your Failure has a Name, Your #Success has a #Face

“Named must your fear be before banish it you can.”  ~Yoda I kinda got on a Yoda roll yesterday and had to complete the thought. I blogged about the need to ‘DO’ and push through to be self-fulfilled. The other … Continue reading

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Choose Your Parents Carefully, Please #Broken #Blessed #Family #Gifts

You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them. – Desmond Tutu There has been a time when almost every child has wanted someone else to be their parent. Maybe your parent danced just a little … Continue reading

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Stop, Drop, and Listen #Patience #Persistence

If you are filled with pride, then you will have no room for wisdom. ~ African proverb A full water glass cannot get new water. Pride is like old water in your mind. If you’re filled with the pride of your … Continue reading

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Just Before I Jumped… #Perserverance, #Patience, and #Pain

“The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one often comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won’t.” Beecher, Henry Ward American Congregational preacher (1813–1887) I know that feels like a life threat, to say I’m about … Continue reading

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