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Do You Have Obstacles or Adventure?

There are times in everyone’s life when things don’t go as smoothly as we would like.  Yet, how many times do we get caught up in an obstacle and look at it as a hardship or burden.  Why is it so difficult to look at an obstacle as adventure and just have fun with it instead of fretting, worrying and trying to change it? Tim works as a construction superintendent […]

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Always Appreciate Those Around You

I once worked with a girl that was as chronic complainer. She also picked fights with the others in the office. In the beginning she was cute and charming, but she quickly became  very hard  to be around. However, she was very good at her job. Her job was vital to the company, and without her doing her job as well as she did, my job would have been much […]

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Confidence Is Silent

We have all know that one person, be it male or female, that is constantly talking about all their accomplishments. They tell us all about the famous person they have met or done business with. If you are paying really close attention you will notice that while they are telling their stories the speak just a little louder than normal so that everyone can clearly hear what they have to […]

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Follow Your Heart

I would often hear people say “Follow Your Heart”, but this I would think, what the heck does that mean?   I struggled with this for a while until I finally figured out what it means to me. Turns out it is pretty simple. First have to stop listening to what other people are telling me to do. That is first and foremost! Then I just have to sit quietly and […]

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Never Give Up On Yourself

We have all been at the end of our rope at one time or another. Sometimes a situation seems to be so big we just deal with it. Our first instinct is just to give up. We have all been there at one time or another. There is usually someone standing there tell is to “never give up on yourself”. I don’t know about you, but my first thought is […]

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Think Positive – Be Positive

How many times have you heard “Think Positive – Be Positive”? We have all heard it at one time or another. Yet, do you actually put it into practice? Granted, sometimes that is easier to say than to actually do. Yet for those that do, it is amazing the difference that it can make. No matter what the situation, you can always find something good about it. Sometimes you have […]

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One Day… One Step At A Time

In this fast past world we live in it seems we are all looking for instant gratification in everything. It seems to be so difficult for us to be patient and work for an end goal. It reminds me of the saying I once heard: “Oh Lord, please give me patience… but hurry up.” This is funny, but sorry, it doesn’t really work like that!  Sometime in order for us to move […]

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Doodle Time Coloring Book

It has been several months since I have published a new coloring book and everybody has been asking me when I am going to have a new one… Well here it is! Doodle Time is a collection of some of the doodle drawings with sayings that I have created over the past couple of years.   Now it is your turn to color these fun drawings and sayings in the […]

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Every Day

We have all had what seems to be a bad day. One of those days that seem to last forever. One of those days that seem to never end. Actually our days are never filled with bad things or good things. Our days are simply made up of ‘things’. How we perceive these ‘things’ will determine if they are bad or good. Even if our day is filled with things […]

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Define Your History

One of the things that I think about a lot is, “what am I leaving behind?” By this I mean, when I am dead and gone what have I done in my life time will remain in this world once I am gone. Once I was asked what I wanted to do with my life. My answer was, “I want to create something that when I die little pieces of […]

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