Category Archives: Encouragement

The power of your choice is in your heart.

We are either teaching one another to fear, hate and discriminate each other or we are teaching acceptance, forgiveness and love for one another. Either way, the power of choice is ours to choose.            

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Who do we accept and listen to in life?

The labels and judgments that we place upon another person do not make us better people.  In fact, that act has quite the opposite effect and limits our own abilities.  Make time to listen and understand one another.  Many problems … Continue reading

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Why each day should be Earth Day.

  There is only one Earth. “Only when the last tree has died, and the last river has been poisoned, and the last fish has been caught, will we realize that we can’t eat money.” ~Cree Proverb  

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We are failing each other.

This morning, I had just finished reading “Nurturing Healing Love” by Scarlett Lewis.  Her son was killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.  I looked at the headline news to read that a teenager had gone on a stabbing … Continue reading

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Learn and teach how to care and be fully human.

Learn and teach how to be human, for we have forgotten and/or have been blinded by our own ignorance and prejudice. Two days ago, I learned of a soldier who went on a shooting rampage at a military base, and … Continue reading

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How do you change mindsets?

  How do you change mindsets? I suspect that Pete Seeger’s name has not come up in books or courses on change management, leadership development, team engagement or how to become a change agent? Yet, here was one passionate man … Continue reading

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I Have a Dream

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, what is your dream?   Teacher’s inspiring story:    

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Reflections on the Spirit of Christmas

Reflections on the Spirit of Christmas.  What does the spirit of Christmas mean to you?     “Silent Night”   Silent night, holy night All is calm, all is bright Round yon Virgin Mother and Child Holy Infant so tender … Continue reading

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In memory of Nelson Mandela

In memory of the life lived of Nelson Mandela; what are the life lessons have learned and the goals we must continue to strive for?  

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How do you lead by example in thankfulness and giving?

  How do you lead by example in thankfulness and giving?   http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/A-Yuletide-Gift-of-Kindness.html

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