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Developing a Platform of Positivity

There is a movie called Man of the House where Tommy Lee Jones is a federal agent tasked with protecting a group of college cheerleaders who witnessed a murder. He poses as their coach and gets thrust into a pep rally where he is expected to “inspire and electrify” the crowd. And he does just that, telling …

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Fire in the Belly

What good, indeed??! I say, if you aren’t sure where your passion lies, at least figure out where it DOESN’T take you. Then you can passionately work to keep yourself away from that which doesn’t kick up your skirt. But by all means, do SOMETHING! Life is so tenuous and short. It passes before you know it. …

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This Little Life of Mine; I’m Gonna Let It Shine…

At the end of May, I came across an essay titled “The Small, Happy Life,” by David Brooks. While it originated in the New York Times, I didn’t find it there. I don’t read the newspaper because it tends to depress me. But this little gem was shared on Facebook by Patti Digh, a writer and …

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