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Connecting The Dots

Steve Jobs addressed Stanford University and in his address, he talks about how there is no way to connect the dots looking forward.  You can only do that when you look back. That means that when events occur in your life, you don’t always know “why”.  Sometimes you just have to keep moving forward and …

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The Law of The Garbage Truck

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A friend of mine sent this:  The Taxi Driver’s Law of The Garbage Truck One day I hopped in a taxi and we took off for the airport. We were driving in the right lane when suddenly a black car jumped out of a parking space right in front of us. My taxi driver slammed …

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What is the risk?

I find it amazing that we all fear discussing life insurance.  I bought my first policy when I was 18 because my parents taught me the importance of making sure that someone else wasn’t left with the cost of putting me in the ground when the time came.  A few years ago, I started to …

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Planning to give?

Most of us give in response to a direct request.  It may be a person on the street.  Maybe an organization comes to your door.  Sometimes it’s a friend in distress. What if we made giving a part of our life?  At Connexus, there was a series on thriving versus surviving.  If we built that …

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How is your “I” today?

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A few years ago, I participated in a sales training program where we often asked this question. This stems from something we referred to as I/R theory.  I being the person I am versus R being the role I am in at any given time.  We are all actors in this play we call life.  Sometimes …

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Remember Song

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I’m lazy today….

My Grandmother sent this and I’m old enough now I thought it was great! Barry P.S. What am I thankful for today? I’m thankful I will have the chance to see some western family tonight. I’m thankful I will spend time with great friends this weekend. I’m thankful for God in my life. What are …

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Blind and Autistic

I received a link to this from someone on Facebook the other day. I dare you not to feel something when you watch this one! Barry P.S.  What am I thankful for today?  I’m thankful I was blessed with four children.  I’m thankful I found someone to share my life with.  I’m thankful I had …

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We’re all different

Interesting…… Those of you who follow my blog know that we lost a son in October of 2010 and my mother in July of 2010. Yesterday, I made a comment about 2011 being a great year. I think I should clarify that a bit. We really miss our son and my mother. Once you have …

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So Cold!

I guess we finally have to pay the piper! We have had such warm weather for the last couple of months I almost forgot this is Canada. We had a new international student arrive from India yesterday in the middle of the first real dump of snow this year. Welcome to Canada I said! This …

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