Some Thoughts on Forgiveness

True forgiveness is when you can say, ‘Thank you for that experience.’ – Oprah Winfrey To forgive is the highest, most beautiful form of love. In return, you will receive untold peace and happiness. – Robert Muller When you realize you (can) grow from everything, you know the truth of Winfrey’s words. When you realize that …

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The Scourge of Stuff

I also have in mind that seemingly wealthy, but most terribly impoverished class of all, who have accumulated dross, but know not how to use it, or get rid of it, and thus have forged their own golden or silver fetters. – Henry David Thoreau The curse of stuff, of (unrealized) abundance. It’s as if we’re …

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Questioning and Acceptance

One’s first step in wisdom is to question everything – and one’s last is to come to terms with everything. – George C. Lichtenberg These are not steps, in the traditional sense, to be taken in sequence. Ideally one takes both steps simultaneously, throughout their lives. I don’t mean to say you question “everything” in the …

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Because They’re Different

Warning: more Seth-Godin-fawning ahead . . . . Today’s email from Seth had such a great message. It’s a great reason to employ the Platinum Rule (treat others how they would like to be treated). Treat people differently (i.e. in a way that honors and respects their uniqueness) because they are beautifully different. Create the skill …

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Get On A Bus!

Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming. – Richard Branson But if you never get on one you’ll never go anywhere.