Tag Archives: gratitude

The Right Place at the Right Time

I have a friend who has managed a number of very successful companies that were built from the ground up by their owners.   He tells me that very often, these owners are hard to deal with because they think they … Continue reading

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Mindful in the Morning

I mentioned in passing at the beginning of the year that I’d started using a new daily reader as part of my Morning Practice.  More exactly, I should own up and say my  Most Mornings Practice.  Like many of the … Continue reading

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Blessed

I know a few people who are always talking about blessings.  It’s such a blessing that your baby was born healthy.  It’s such a blessing that you found a new job so quickly after you were laid off.  Having good … Continue reading

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Making a Difference

When people walk into 12-Step meetings for the first time, they are sometimes puzzled.  They came looking for specific directions to deal with their problem and what they find is a group of people sitting around talking.  Taking turns talking.   … Continue reading

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Beginnings

It has become my habit over the last twenty years to carry with me several daily readers to use during my Morning Practice.  There are probably several dozen others floating around my office and our bedroom.  I was once talking … Continue reading

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Friday Favorites 12/28/2012

During the ten years after I retired from big industry in 1999, our consulting business was remarkably successful, allowing us to make several lifestyle changes that we are enjoying still.   One was a move from our home of 31 years … Continue reading

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Monday Smiles – Christmas Eve 2012

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A.D.I.G.W.

This is the kind of subject I’d usually post on Sunday (for Spirituality) but it seemed like the perfect topic for the day after the world didn’t end which, if you are reading this, is the case.  What’s ADIGW?  When … Continue reading

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Have Yourself a Melancholy Christmas

It is likely a reflection of my personality that, as much as I love the holidays, I’ve always found them bittersweet.   And as I get older, it is truer than ever.  My precious Christmas memories are further behind me and … Continue reading

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Monday Smiles – 12/17/2012

Like many of you, I suppose, I’m having trouble getting past the Sandy Hook tragedy to get on with my holiday season.  The news coverage seems relentless in its efforts to provide us with every detail … and the latest … Continue reading

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