Monthly Archives: August, 2011

Recognition

Don’t worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition. Abraham Lincoln Once again, Abe wins the day with his simple yet profound wisdom. How many times have we walked into a room where we both thought and expected to be recognized and weren’t? Often I suspect. I know I have …

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Birthdays

We turn not older with years, but newer every day. Emily Dickinson Birthdays are wonderful and I am always happy to celebrate yours and others as well as mine. They are times of laughter, gratitude, achievement, transition, memories, love, celebration, giving, receiving and so much more. I don’t remember when, but I started seeing everyday …

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Risk

For without risk there is no faith, and the greater the risk, the greater the faith. Soren Kierkegaard How often have we been faced with a new opportunity and the first question we ask is, “What is the risk?” The very things we have prayed for; business opportunities, romance, raises, promotions, travel, grandchildren and more …

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Speaking to Seniors

You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.  M. Scott Peck I had the opportunity recently to prepare some material for a presentation on How to Speak to Seniors. I was excited about this and began thinking about what I have learned about speaking to older people. There was …

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Renewal

Man’s mind stretched to a new idea never goes back to its original dimension. Oliver Wendell Holmes Today is a new day of awe and I am grateful to share a slice of it with you. There are days when I awaken with my mind moving at warp speed and there are days when I …

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