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Apr 22

How to Get Your Focus Back When Nothing’s Going Right

“Find your focus by seeking all that is good in your life.” ― Lorii Myers, Make It Happen, A Healthy, Competitive Approach to Achieving Personal Success When I started my blog, I discovered a lot of things about myself that I never thought I had.  For one, I’ve come to know that even after more …

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Apr 16

Are You Living the Good Life?

“It’s not ‘What do I want to do?’, it’s ‘What kind of life do I want to have?’ “ ― Arianna Huffington, Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder Just this past holy week, we were at my sister-in-law’s soon-to-be house which was located in the …

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Apr 11

Fear: The Biggest Obstacle to Success

“Don’t be afraid of your fears. They’re not there to scare you. They’re there to let you know that something is worth it.” ― C. JoyBell C. When I was a kid I used to be afraid of the dark.  It took some time before I found the courage to sleep alone in the dark. …

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Apr 07

Happiness: It All Begins at Home

“The ache for home lives in all of us. The safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.” ― Maya Angelou, All God’s Children Need Traveling Shoes   Is happiness really that complicated? Is it something really hard to find? I used to wonder about these things because it seemed …

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Apr 01

4 Great Reasons Why You Should Cherish the Tough Times

“We were homeless, we were not hopeless. There’s a world of difference.” – Chris Gardner I’m a sucker for inspirational stories.  Whether it be books, movies, documentaries, or just about anything that has something to do with rags-to-riches stories and people who battled through adversity, it will surely get my undivided attention. Just this past …

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Mar 26

Striking a Balance Between Discontentment and Ambition

“A man’s worth is no greater than the worth of his ambitions.” ― Marcus Aurelius, Meditations   I’ve always told myself that when the time comes that my daughters would have suitors, and eventually boyfriends, that one of the first things I would look for is if he has ambition.  I want the best for …

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Mar 22

Time: The Most Valuable Commodity

“You may delay, but time will not.” ― Benjamin Franklin   tweet this!   I’ve developed a schedule, more of a routine to be exact, in how I spend my whole week.  Of course I have my regular day job to take care of on weekdays but I also allot time for this blog after …

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Mar 19

6 Undeniable Signs Your Pride is Taking Over Your Life

“Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.” ― Kahlil Gibran, Sand and Foam       tweet this! My wife and I have been together for more than ten years and our relationship has been through several storms so to speak.  I believe it’s part of every …

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