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Fighting the Inner Critic vs. Embracing the True Self – An Introduction

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 “There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one’s self.” – Benjamin Franklin “Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.” – Henry David Thoreau “I can teach anybody how to get what they […]

Pondering Instead of Sleeping…

Life goes on. I love it, and after today it seems to fit perfect. Thankfully, I am not a depressed person. I know many who battle with depression on a daily basis. I have had the pleasure of becoming extremely intimate with my social anxiety, but depression is a different beast altogether. Why am I […]

10 Top Causes of Blogger Burnout

I began this blog 4 months ago as an experiment. I knew I possessed an ability to write, I could clearly and creatively express my thoughts and ideas, and that I tended to have unique opinions on a variety of topics. At the time I started the blog, I was not a regular reader of […]

A Tribute to Memorial Day

“Our debt to the heroic men and valiant women in the service of our country can never be repaid. They have earned our undying gratitude; America will never forget their sacrifices.” – President Harry S. Truman (Remarks after D-Day, June 6, 1944) Tomorrow is one of the most important dates on the Calendar for citizens […]

10 Cannots by Abraham Lincoln

“You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift.” “You cannot help small men by tearing down big men.” “You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong.” “You cannot lift the wage earner by pulling down the wage payer.” “You cannot help the poor man by destroying the rich.” “You cannot keep out of trouble […]

How Did John Smoltz Wind Up In MY Story??

13 But Moses protested, “If I go to the people of Israel and tell them, ‘The God of your ancestors has sent me to you,’ they will ask me, ‘What is his name?’ Then what should I tell them?” 14 God replied to Moses, “I Am Who I Am. Say this to the people of Israel: I […]

No…Really!? – How God Speaks (in 2012)

” And it is impossible to please God without faith. Anyone who wants to come to him must believe that God exists and that he rewards those who sincerely seek him.” – Hebrews 11:6 “2 Dear brothers and sisters, when troubles come your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy. 3 For you know that […]