Monthly Archive: July 2014

Jul 24

PASSION IS ENERGY… THE WHY FACTOR (One intriguing fact behind the WHY we do what we do.)

“Passion is energy.  Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.” Oprah Winfrey Here it is…. THE FIRST PICTURE we did…..(the “we” being the two people you see in the picture….my brother and me.)  Now jump ahead over 55 years later……spending this 4th of July weekend transferring our memories from the era of slides …

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Jul 15

FOUR STYLES OF THINKING

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This above all, to thine own self be true.
-        William Shakespeare Who art thou?  Why dost thou think in such a manner?   For years I wondered why some of my friends were so different than me.  Was something wrong with me?   *My freshman college roommate had the gift of writing. …

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Jul 13

A FUN, LIGHT STORY ON….”THERE’S TWO SIDES TO EVERY STORY”

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    This is a fun, light blog I hope you enjoy.   (I call it a blitz blog)… This past Friday, the 11th, instead of writing a blog, I was busy writing, practicing, and performing this story…. presented at the Emeritus Retirement Center in Loma Linda.  I am part of a volunteer team from the Loma …

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Jul 09

A “WHAT, WHY, HOW APPROACH” TO UNDERSTANDING THE PEOPLE IN YOUR LIFE. (#5)

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Have you ever had a conversation with someone where you walked away and asked….”What just happened?”  We’ve all heard the quote, “There are two sides to every story.”   Here are a few more quotes to consider:  “There are two sides to every story, and more often than not somewhere in the middle you will find the …

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Jul 08

JUST DO IT! (Ultimate Blog #4)

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  JUST DO IT!!!!  This is a phrase we’ve all heard before.  Right now I’m looking at the book entitled DO IT! LET’S GET OFF OUR BUTS by John-Roger & Peter McWilliams.  I found it on our bookshelf….and it’s been sitting there beckoning me to read it for probably 15 years.   As I read the Introduction …

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Jul 05

5 AMAZING FACTS ABOUT YOUR BRAIN (Blog #3)

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     “If the human brain were so simple that we could understand it, we would be so simple that we couldn’t.”    Emerson M. Pugh    Ever since I’ve started my journey on learning more and more about the brain, I never ever cease to be amazed at how wondrously and marvelously we are created.  Here are some …

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Jul 03

DAY #2: DISCOVERING THE “WHY FACTOR”

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“Develop the ability to find the ability in others.  It’s priceless.” “Help others be liked, be right, be comfortable, be winners.”  Jim Rohn Back in 1989 (which seems so far away now), it was a time when my husband and I were trying figure out “WHY”  that someone who lived in the same house was …

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Jul 01

THE ULTIMATE BLOG CHALLENGE

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“I like to challenge myself.   I like to learn – so I like to try new things and try to keep growing.”   David Schwimmer     A few months ago I jumped into the world of blogging and have learned so much; that writing a blog is not as scary as I thought.  …

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