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An Empty Pickle Jar

posted by Nakkia Gray

From Stress is a Choice by David Zerfoss.  A professor stood before his philosophy class and had some items in front of him. When the class began, wordlessly he picked up a very large and empty pickle jar and proceeded […]

Preparing Your Dream

posted by Nakkia Gray

From Own Your Dreams by John C. Maxwell.  If you are unsure of what your dream might be—either because you are afraid to dream or because you somehow lost your dream along the way—then start preparing yourself to receive your […]

The Power of Kindness

posted by Nakkia Gray

From The Power of Kindness by Mac Anderson “Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.” – Princess Diana   The magic […]

Who packed your parachute?

posted by Nakkia Gray

An excerpt from The Power of Kindness by Mac Anderson. Charles Plumb was a U.S. Navy jet pilot in Vietnam. After 75 combat missions, his plane was destroyed by a surface-to-air missile. Plumb ejected and parachuted into enemy hands. He […]

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An Empty Pickle Jar
From Stress is a Choice by David Zerfoss.  A professor stood before his philosophy class and had some items in front of him. When the class began, wordlessly he picked up a very large and empty pickle jar and proceeded to fill it with golf balls. He then asked the students if the jar was full. T

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Preparing Your Dream
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The How of Wow!
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