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If You’ve Never Failed You’ve Never Tried Anything New

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This was the title of a slideshow featuring dozens of famous people, living and deceased, who moved beyond their seeming insurmountable mishaps and setbacks towards the achievement of odds-defying accomplishments and groundbreaking achievements. Albert Einstein said it this way, “Anyone who has never made a mistake, has never tried anything new.” We are not born with a tentative stride. In our infancy, we were fearless as we ceaselessly pulled ourselves to stand. We scrambled across the floor with innate curiosity and began running with reckless abandon. Acquired wisdom taught us to pay heed to the reckless part but it did…

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Keep Planting Seeds

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With monumental events happening in our world every day, I cannot help but reflect on our forebears who carried the same desire and intent within their hearts that we carry. Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness is nothing new, but a longing as ancient as consciousness. And many, named and unnamed have walked the trails, tilled the soil, and excavated the physical and metaphorical rubble away from our landscape in order that those things might find breath. There is a profound Zen proverb that says the seed never sees the flower.   Far too many times we see how…

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The Secret Of Success

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The secret of success is constancy to purpose. ~ Benjamin Disraeli When I search for the pinnacle of definitions for the word success, I abandon all ties to materialism and end up with an answer that tells how all genuine success is a true understanding of oneself and a belief that your worth, abilities and gifts are both invaluable and necessary. When I search for the pinnacle of definitions for the word purpose, I abandon all ties to vocational skills and titles and believe it to be found in the ancient Greek aphorism ‘know thyself’. Take those definitions, rework Disraeli’s quote, and you…

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