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The greatest poverty

What is the greatest poverty?  Is it lack of money?  Is it substandard housing?  My thought is that the greatest poverty is lack of imagination. Imagination=Poverty If you have traveled this world, even our country, you know there are many people living at economic levels that would suggest poverty, yet they are happy.  Clearly then, …

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Your Memorial

When it comes time for your memorial service, what will people say about you?  Will their words be of someone who devoted their life to living and service?  How would you like to be remembered?   Admittedly, the topic of death and memorial services is not one most people want to spend much time looking …

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Hostility

We are pretty good at recognizing hostility when it is directed at us, heck sometimes we even imagine hostility coming at us when there is none.  But what about the hostility we direct at ourselves?   Yes, we can be hostile to ourselves.  Sometimes the hostility is overt; “You fool, you overlooked that.”  Sometimes our …

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Genius

Genius is not something bestowed upon one person and one person only.  Genius is not something bestowed upon two people, or a thousand people; genius is all around us.  In truth, each of us has a genius within us, we simply convince ourselves genius has skipped over us.  We become self-limiting, and this self limitation …

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Planting Seeds

Most of us want to change our lives in one way or another; some are huge changes, some are just “tweeking,” but very few of us have everything in our lives exactly the way we have visioned.  Too often we grow frustrated that said changes have not occurred, or not occurred so we can see …

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Habits

Each of us has habits we wanted to break.  Smoking, eating, love life, driving; habits abound in our lives.  Some habits support our well-being, like how we choose to eat, how we choose to exercise, or how we choose to deal with other people. Other habits simply drag us down, cost us money, and generally …

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Imagine That!

Can you imagine what it was like to live in a time when the earth was flat, the sun revolved around the earth and it was impossible for humans to fly except in mythology? The truth is those days and these days are not all that different.  The people I have described were people of …

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