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Failure…

Failure is a matter of perspective. Elon Musk, in his Space-X venture, “blows a lot of stuff up,” to learn what doesn’t work. Thomas Edison failed 10,000 times when looking for a long-burning filament. Failure is, quite simply, learning

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Acceptance…

In my book, “Killing My Father Then Finding Him” I wrote about the fractured relationship I had with both my parents. They were cruel and abusive, and I never felt like I was good enough. This carried into adulthood. After many years of hard, self-work I was able to rid myself of the need for the approval of others. If you are dealing with this, I encourage you to work on yourself. It isn’t easy, but it will free you from the demons inside your head. You will be free…

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Columbine High School…

“I have this theory that if one person goes out of their way to show compassion, it will start a chain reaction of the same. You never know how far a little kindness will go.” – Rachel Joy Scott

Today is the 22nd anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre. Rachel was the first child killed that day. Yet, even with all the darkness of that day, it couldn’t stop light from emerging. Rachel’s Challenge was born, based upon the writings and influence of Rachel Scott. She continues to start chain reactions of kindness and compassion all across the world. Over 30 million people have experienced Rachel’s story. But the work continues…
Rest In Peace, Rachel. Your life mattered…

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Distractions…

Life moves fast, and there is something to divert your attention everywhere you turn. Madison Avenue has perfected making us believe we must have whatever they are selling. Become laser-focused on what’s important to you. Seek your destiny with drive and desire. The distractions of life will always be there…

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Expectations…

We live in a world where comparison reigns. Do your best and eliminate comparison from your mindset. Do not allow or accept the expectations of the world.

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Anger Management

It is righteous anger to stand up for what is right and true. Our world needs to be cleaned up and the only way to do it is for enough good people to speak up. Take a stand…

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You’re Different…

Everyone you meet is different from you. Embrace the differences, don’t fight them. Learn from each other rather than dividing further.

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Sing!

Henry David Thoreau wrote, “Most men lead lives of quiet desperation, and die with their song still in them.” Pursue your destiny. Unlock yourself from self-imposed prisons and make a difference…

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Flounder…

Flounder is a fish, but it also means to struggle. I believe many people struggle through life, not knowing their true purpose. Frustration sets in, and some give up. I encourage you to keep going, no matter how hard life gets. Dawn is coming…

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Help!

Why is it so hard to ask for help? Arrogance and pride keep us from doing so. When little children ask for help we are quick to respond. The children have no ego invested, they simply want to accomplish something. Let’s let go of our false pride and collaborate when necessary…

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