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Living Gratitude: What Does This Mean?

“To speak gratitude is courteous and pleasant, to enact gratitude is generous and noble, but to live gratitude is to touch Heaven.”      – Johannes A. Gaertner – Professor, Theologian, Poet I started thinking about being grateful a few years back … Continue reading

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Using a Positive Spin

“The world always looks brighter from behind a smile.” – Author Unknown I read a story about a person who walked past a man changing the light bulbs on a row of old-fashioned street lamps. They greeted one another, and … Continue reading

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Do You Want to Be Happy?

Would you believe me if I said it’s up to you? We can all be happier, live longer, and foster a more caring environment in our homes, workplaces, and neighborhoods if we make a few positive changes in our lives. … Continue reading

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In the Wake of Tragedy…

I believe there is always a light at the end of every dark tunnel – Fred Dickey of the San Diego Union Tribune did a wonderful article about me in the local section today. http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2012/sep/17/tp-in-wake-of-tragedy-woman-makes-her-life-whole/ IN WAKE OF TRAGEDY, WOMAN … Continue reading

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International Assistance Dog Week

Assistance dogs have changed my life, and I can’t think of anything better to celebrate! Here’s to Alex, Pacific, and Ben… Assistance Dog Week a Big Success! Retired guide dog, Heather, regularly visit patients at Craig Hospital in Englewood, CO. … Continue reading

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The Paralympics 2012

Where is the TV coverage of the Paralympics? This is one of the answers I found: … You will have a tough time watching any of these events. Why? Because NBC does not feel the athletes are worthy enough for … Continue reading

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Community

“Community enables us to be something greater than ourselves. Unless we learn in our personal relationships to live for something besides ourselves, how shall we as a nation ever learn to hear the cries of the starving…? What will become … Continue reading

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