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Monthly Archives: July 2012
Perfectly Human. Very powerful poem!
Don’t be a coward – lend a helping hand!
“The happiest people I have known have been those who gave themselves no concern about their own souls, but did their uttermost to mitigate the miseries of others.” – Elizabeth Cady Stanton It is not a secret that we live … Continue reading
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Amazing people – cherish them
People come into our lives for two reasons: to teach us lessons and to enrich us with their wisdom and personality. Obviously, there are more of those who teach us lessons: painful, eye-opening, life-changing lessons. If we learn from it … Continue reading
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You can do it!
So many times in our lives we have to answer questions, which mostly require one of the two answers – ‘yes’ or ‘no’. Simple, you would think. Not so. Pythagoras commented many centuries ago that “the oldest, shortest words – ‘yes’ and ‘no’ … Continue reading
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Do you want a career in the law? Think again and think hard
“A jury consists of 12 persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer” – Robert Frost A successful career in the law can be amazingly rewarding. However, before embarking on this path with a view of changing the world, … Continue reading
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Smiling assassin – the power of encouragement
John M. Maxwell once said that ‘the power of encouragement is the oxygen of the soul’. We often do not realize just how powerful encouragement can be to another person. It is much easier to shake your head and proclaim … Continue reading
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No problems – just projects!
A very inspiring and driven individual has recently changed my life perspective. ‘No problems – just projects!’ has been his motto and has helped him overcome a lot of obstacles in life. I am embracing looking at any issue or … Continue reading
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Do you want the truth? Ask a child
There is a French proverb “if you want the truth, ask a child”. Recently, I have come to realize that this proverb is very accurate. If you want a true opinion about anything, children will be honest and will tell you the truth. Whether it … Continue reading
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