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What Is The Meaning Of Life?

Have any of you ever asked yourselves that question?  Why am I here? What does it all mean?  Why do some people seem to have it so easy and others so terribly hard? I’d like to say I have the … Continue reading

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Trauma and Growth

Over the next two months, I will be speaking at various events about the benefits and personal growth associated with trauma.  Did I just say benefits, personal growth and trauma in the same sentence?  That might sound impossible or rare … Continue reading

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What are your goals?

Goals are what propel us forward, give us something to work toward, something to fill us with enthusiasm and give us a reason to feel proud of our accomplishments. I don’t know about the rest of you, but I have … Continue reading

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The Four Agreements

Who of us wouldn’t want the freedom to be who we truly are without worrying about what other people think? I just finished the book “The Four Agreements” by Don Miguel Ruiz and it is his opinion that if we … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day

As James prepares to leave 52 Division for his new promotion to Staff Sergeant, at 54 Division, he has been thinking about what he wants to leave with his co-workers. Every place he has ever worked, at least in a … Continue reading

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What brings you comfort?

I seem to be hooked on “ted.com”, an internet site where fascinating people give short speeches about topics they consider to be important messages to share with the rest of us.  Most of these speakers are far more intellectual than … Continue reading

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Adversity and Challenges

This last week has held many challenges, reminding me that life can be darn hard work some times, and it’s up to us to pull ourselves up by our boot straps and find ways to carry on.  Ultimately, we are … Continue reading

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What will you do in your retirement?

Those who know me well know that I’m not a fan of Chinese food.  Chalk it up to brainwashing as a child or closed mindedness, but whatever the reason, there are only a few dishes that I can say I … Continue reading

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The Question of Easter

Someone said to me yesterday “if you believe that Jesus rose from the dead, I’ve got some property in Florida I want to sell you”. After Stefanie died, as I mentioned before, I was less than impressed with God.  At … Continue reading

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For the greater good, could I do it?

After one month of marriage, the police arrive at her door.  Her husband had been charged with aggravated sexual assault and kidnapping and there was no mistake because he turned himself in.  She shouldn’t have been overly surprised, of course, … Continue reading

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