Category Archives: Choices

Gifts and Choices

I just read excerpts from a speech given by Jeff Bezos of Amazon fame that I really liked. The next two paragraphs were my favorite part of the article by Ruth Umoh at CNBC.com: Bezos told the Princeton grads that … Continue reading

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The Only Limitation

People who believe they have no smiles left inside them are greatly short-changing themselves and the world. Within each of us is a nearly infinite number of potential smiles that is only limited by how many days of life we’re granted. With … Continue reading

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High Stakes

Please keep speaking your truth from your heart. Over time, you’ll find yourself increasingly surrounded by those who do the same. It’s a gift that keeps on giving. There will sometimes be pain for whole-heartedly living life this way but … Continue reading

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Reporting for Duty

The day after 9/11, a man appeared at a New York City firehouse offering to help. He was a former employee — he had worked at the firehouse from 1980 to 1984 before changing careers. Despite his nearly two decades … Continue reading

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What Do You Think?

I’m continuing to play this weekend on my book of poetry the working title for which has been Glimpses (as in “Glimpses of my Heart and Spirit.” You can see some of my poetry at  Grateful Man’s Poetry I’m attempting to put my … Continue reading

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The Devil’s Dance

I usually post my poetry on my poetry blog A Grateful Man’s Poetry at A Grateful Man’s Poetry rather than this one but in this case my heart whispered to include it on this site as well, and I’ve learned to listen … Continue reading

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A Sense of Peace and Purpose

I resonated with what this man had to say, and often feel the same way when working on my written creations. When he is done with one he wants to start another. I feel the same. That is where the magic … Continue reading

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