Monthly Archives: August, 2011

Taking Responsibility

It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one. George Washington You are totally responsible for your life. This is the foundation principle you must embrace if you plan for happiness and success in life and work. I currently coach a professional who owns her own company. I am struck, every time we …

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Fundamentalism

“We can build a community out of seekers of truth, but not out of possessors of truth.” William Sloan Coffin Rev. William Sloane Coffin, Jr. was a liberal Christian clergyman and long-time peace activist with international stature. He was ordained in the Presbyterian church and later received ministerial standing in the United Church of Christ. …

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Fulfillment

“Most men lead lives of quiet desperation.” Henry David Thoreau We live in age where we are continually talking about being happy and finding fulfillment. We seem to forever be seeking something we may already have or can never attain if we keep seeking beyond where we are. I often am asked to counsel people …

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My Painful Moments

Please remind me that pain is an opportunity for growth. As I move along my journey through this life I am frequently bemused by my growing awareness that pain is my touchstone to continued growth and development as a man. When life is sailing along at “my” pace and in “my” way, I am convinced …

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