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09-21-2018
Not because they are better than those who are inclined toward being “a taker” but they share that the act of kindness on their part, produces a sense of well being. Encounters are often one of three ...
09-14-2018
I was running the New York City Marathon. In that marathon, you run through the five boroughs starting in Staten Island, across the bridge into Brooklyn, then Queens, Manhattan, and into the Bronx and...
09-07-2018
I used to run with the CEO of Weyerhaeuser, Asia, and being a very bright running mate, he left some memorable lines over the miles. He, when talking about old friends, in fun, mentioned that they wou...
08-27-2018
Impossible to know how much your act of kindness, of thoughtfulness, may mean to the recipient. I have a friend that I see when we are playing golf, I see him in the locker room and a member or two of...
08-17-2018
The great 12th Century Jewish Sage Maimonides wrote that charity is a blessing and we must all exercise it if we can. “But, the finest form of charity is to enable a poor man to support himself with h...
08-10-2018
When I joined a gym about 60 years ago, I met a “man inspired”. Earl Willetts was a legend. He was in his late 70’s then. There was a concrete railing around the roof, about 12 inches in diameter. The...
08-03-2018
When I was young, doing the latter part of the Depression, we spent most holidays with my aunt and uncle. They had no children but included my brother and me in the festive day. My aunt, my mothers si...
07-27-2018
During the worst of our “crop failure”, I experienced an incredible insight. We had lost everything, better yet, “sold” everything or had it foreclosed on. Like the small apartment complex, duplex, gu...
07-20-2018
As we begin to Explore, we also begin to think about setting goals. No one has ever taught me more about goal setting than Lucky McDaniels. I met Lucky McDaniels years ago, after I discovered that I l...
07-13-2018
I am trying to teach myself to never blame someone else for something that goes wrong in our relationship. The lesson is, if something goes wrong; and it should be fixed, by the other person, it would...