I Am Not Afraid of Dying, but I do Fear not Living as I Was Meant To Live

I Am Not Afraid of Dying, but I do Fear not Living as I Was Meant To Live

My mother was the last remaining member of my family from her generation. Her death a year ago Christmas Eve was another reminder that my turn is coming. I know no one will survive this journey, but that doesn’t bother me anymore, for I made peace long ago with the fact that my days will end (hopefully not for quite a while yet).

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Why You Should Do What You Love Even if Money and Fame Do not Follow.

Why You Should Do What You Love Even if Money and Fame Do not Follow.

I have lost count of how many versions of “do what you love, and the money will follow” I have seen. Many modern self-help gurus make this promise to convince us to do what we love to do. Some insist that we take daily steps in that direction, like writing your goals on a journal, repeating affirmations and praying to god to grant our desires.

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Love is the Mightiest Force in the World, Here Are Five Ways to Experience Its Power

Love is the Mightiest Force in the World, Here Are Five Ways to Experience Its Power

Love is the most overused word in our language. We use love with the same reckless abandon we reserve for other four-letter words. Because love has been used to describe how we feel about everything, we lessened its meaning; to sense a strong or constant affection for another person or group. Here are some examples, we love a television show, or tacos or our hometown football team. We love our home, our car, and our office. We love sunsets, the mountains and the beach. We even love beer and hotdogs.

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Yes, You Too Can Be a Superhero

Yes, You Too Can Be a Superhero

The rising popularity of superheroes in our culture caused me to wonder if every individual possesses a super power of their own. Although Batman and Wonder Woman will only recruit a handful to join the Justice League, the rest of us possess a powerful talent that is worth noting.

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Five Surefire Ways that Will Rekindle Your Compassion Towards Those Less Fortunate. 

Five Surefire Ways that Will Rekindle Your Compassion Towards Those Less Fortunate. 

One of the greatest qualities we possess as human beings is our concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others. They call this compassion and it motivates us to help those who are experiencing physical, mental or emotional pains. Compassion is the fuel for generosity, kindness and love of our neighbor. It has also kept us from destroying one another (so far, anyway).

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Stand UP for What is Right In Times of Chaos and Confusion

Stand UP for What is Right In Times of Chaos and Confusion

There is a lot of talk these days about the tribalism and political polarization that has taken over our public discourse. Nothing seems possible with such hatred for the other side. America is suffering an identity crisis. We seem to have lost focus on the values we once held dear and we struggle to common ground with one another.

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