In the Spirit of the Season: Pay-It-Forward

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This is the season where people of many different beliefs celebrate special days. We get caught up in our plans, our shopping and decorations. It’s easy to do …but today I’m asking you to take a moment and do just one thing for someone who is hurting. Perhaps they are hungry, need a coat or scarf or are ill. Can …

Author Interview with Maria Bradley

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Today I’m interviewing Maria Bradley, author of the Only Human series. Maria is eight hours different from me so I boarded my virtual plan for a red-eye flight to Manchester, England. There is nothing like snuggling down for a peaceful sleep on your own virtual plane and wake refreshed in another country! We touched down in Manchester on a sunny …

It’s Not The Victim’s Fault

Holly human brain, Innocent Victims, inspiration, Patrick Stewart, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Senseless act, society & culture 2 Comments

I recently heard of this and I want to share it with you. It is an incredible story on so many levels and I urge you to go to this blog and read then watch the clip. Farther down the page is another link to the original blog and clip. Separately they are powerful beyond expectation. Together they are so …

Hope and Our World Today

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Times are tough for many people over the whole world. We have seen rampant corruption and greed rise to phenomenal heights. I don’t need to list the problems. You feel them and hear some of it on the news from local to international. It’s like watching a train wreck. It’s awful but there’s a terrible fascination about it. And part …

A Rant: IT ISN”T PERSONAL -“Let Them Eat Cake” and Other Disconnected Concepts

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The focus of a business is to make money. Everyone can agree to that. Being a small business owner and an entrepreneur I understand that. It is how we put food on the table and pay our suppliers (who provide us the means to make the product to earn money) and pay our debts. It is a simple concept. In …

A Midnight Showing of The Dark Knight Rises

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Yesterday morning the clock radio clicked on as it always does pulling me to the beginning of wakefulness, I hear it say, “…And at the midnight showing of ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ a man dressed in black stepped from the shadows near the screen, tossed some gas canisters into the crowded theatre and began shooting.” In half of a heartbeat …