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Making a difference in the world

“In trying to make a BIG difference, don’t ignore the SMALL DAILY differences we can make. Over time, they can add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee.” Marian Wright Edelman As I open my 2013 calendar for the first time, I take Marian Wright Edelman’s sentiment to heart. I’m energized by the…

The Quest For Peace During the holidays and throughout the year

One of the most power symbolic moment of humanity was on display in the most unlikely of places-the cold, mud filled trenches along the Western front during the Great War on Christmas Eve 1914. The day had seen very little shelling or rifle fire and by night fall, the shooting had completely stopped. Later that…

The Meaning of Thanksgiving: An Attitude of Gratitude

“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.” ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero After a challenging journey across the Atlantic, battling strong winds, gigantic waves, and experiencing numerous problems with the ship, the Mayflower landed at Plymouth Rock on December 11, 1620. Of the 103 pilgrims who left Europe,…

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Pushing Back Change: Waiting For Normal To Return

It is difficult to watch any news report or have a conversation on the health of the economy without the subject of jobs moving overseas surfacing. These jobs used to be the backbone of the economy of many cities and communities around this country. They used to be part of our daily lives but now…

life lessons learned from linsanity

Life Lessons Learned from LINsanity

CATCH THE LINSANITY!!! I can’t say I’m totally Linsane, but my faith that I live in the land of “anything is possible” has been renewed and rejuvenated.  The New York Knicks unlikely savior has me tuned in to the shortened NBA season and turned on for three reasons: Living just north of NYC, it is extremely…


Taking Personal responsibility

Here is thought for you: Everything that you are or ever hope to be is completely up to you! Do you find that thought scary? Do you find it painful? I can hear some of you thinking right now…Devon you don’t understand….I was born on the wrong side of the tracks, my parents abused and…

everything in life is created twice

Everything in life is created twice

Everything in life is created twice – first through your thoughts and then in your physical world. The clothes that you are wearing, the chair that you are sitting on, and the building that you are in right now were first created in someone’s mind before they were created in reality. Unlike animals, human beings…


Analyze your beliefs

Your self-concept is the master program of your mental computer. It is made up of the sum of all your beliefs, attitudes, feeling, and opinions about yourself and the world. The end result of this is that you always act in a manner consistent with your-self-concept, whether positive or negative. All improvements in your life…

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