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July 2009 Archives

Lessons for lifePeople are unreasonable, illogical and self-centered. Love them anyway. If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives. Do good anyway. If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies. Succeed anyway. […]

May God bless you with a restless discomfort about easy answers, half-truths and superficial relationships,so that you may seek truth boldly and love deep within your heart. May God bless you with holy anger at injustice, oppression,and exploitation of people, […]

In times like this recession, it can be difficult to see and hear the good that is happening all around us. One great new movement that’s taking place and worthy of paying attention to is called the “People’s Stimulus Package.”  […]

It’s not uncommon when you are unemployed to experience a drop in self-esteem, which can cause you to become disconnected from your gifts. This can be problematic because if you are not connected to your abilities, then how can you […]

One of the qualities that sets humans apart from other species is our ability to remember the past and make future decisions based upon our experiences. Humans are naturally planners and builders, drawing from our personal and collective knowledge. This […]

When we are challenged, personally and financially, it can be difficult to stay centered, calm and positively proactive. Yet, if we can’t make these necessary adjustments, our lives can begin to spiral into a downward cycle of negativity and defeat. […]

Never Give up No matter what is going on Never Give up Develop the heart Too much energy in your country is spent developing the mind instead of the heart Be compassionate Not just to your friends but to everyone […]

“Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.” ~ Ayn Rand I found this quote by writer and philosopher, Ayn Rand, to be very thought provoking. As […]

Everyday, whether we realize it or not, our thoughts and actions are actively creating the world around us. Having an awareness of this is increasingly important if we wish to create greater abundance and prosperity in our lives and the […]

It’s tragic enough that Steve McNair died a violent death at such a young age, but even sadder yet that he died without a will or proper estate planning, which will greatly impact his wife and children. It’s amazing how […]