Posts tagged ‘inspiration’

February 11, 2012

Leading with Lollipops. {Video}

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Are you comfortable calling yourself a leader? Most people would answer no. Is there something holding you back?

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most

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February 6, 2012

The Story of My Son’s Adoption.

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“Blessed.”  That was the last word I wanted to hear the day the baby was born.

A word uttered by the proud father who, along with his girlfriend, held the fate of this precious newborn we hoped to

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January 3, 2012

To Run or Not To Run? 7 Excuses.

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Whether you believe you can or believe you can’t, you’re probably right. ~ Henry Ford

There should be no question. The fact is this: I can run. But…

7 excuses not to run. Bonus: Includes counter-excuses.

Note: I don’t own a treadmill or belong to a ‘club’, so running outside is my only option.

  1. It’s cold (today’s excuse). I’ve checked the weather no less than 15 times  today. It’s 25 degrees and feels like 16. That’s damn cold. Counter excuse: So the f**k what? I have
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December 29, 2011

Homeless Has a Name.

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photo by negativeattention via flickr.com

I stumbled across this video from invisiblepeople.tv today and had to share it. It is at once sad and inspirational. Moving. Pathetic.

Pathetic that homelessness is so prevalent right here in the exceptional U.S. of A. About 2.3 million to 3.5 million Americans, according to HomelessnessinAmerica.com. The rate of homelessness among kids has seen a dramatic increase of 33 percent since 2007, according to a new report from the National Center on Family Homelessness. 1.6 million children – or one in 45 children – are homeless annually. In America.

This homeless person is Eli.

Trust me, Eli’s interview is very powerful. Please watch it in it’s entirety. Near the end,

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