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7 Things That Will Prevent Most of Us From Becoming Better People


“I went to a bookstore and asked the saleswoman, ‘Where’s the self-help section?’ She said if she told me, it would defeat the purpose.” ― Steven Wright I haven’t met many people that do not want to improve something about themselves. Perhaps it’s their appearance. … Continue reading

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Your Identity Crisis Is Actually A Huge Blessing, Here’s Why


I’m in the midst of an identity crisis. I am 65 years old. This should not be happening. Right? But it is. I am having difficulty, actually an outright challenge coming to terms with who I am and more importantly, who I want … Continue reading

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Why Having an Identity Crisis Can Be a Blessing


I’m in the midst of an identity crisis. I am 65 years old. This should not be happening. Right? But it is. I am having difficulty, actually an outright challenge, coming to terms with who I am and more importantly, … Continue reading

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A Cancer Diagnosis Makes a Person Sit Up and Take Notice – Part V


Time How many “times” have you heard that TIME is a valuable commodity? Time is of the essence You can’t make up for lost time The clock is ticking Time is money So much to do, and so little time … Continue reading

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A Cancer Diagnosis Makes a Person Sit Up and Take Notice – Part IV


Magic Cure I did some research just to see how many “silver bullets” or “magic cures” I could find for cancer. I got tired and stopped counting at 142. I ‘d bet anything there are 10 times that number. Let … Continue reading

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A Cancer Diagnosis – Part III


My Family This is Part III of the series on Cancer Diagnosis Themes. For me, right after my diagnosis, a very early thought that embedded itself in my mind, sticking there like a rusty nail, eating in to my thoughts … Continue reading

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A Cancer Diagnosis Will Make You Sit Up and Take Notice


“It doesn’t look good man” was his answer. I had just asked the surgeon for a prognosis. He referred me to an Oncologist. After seeing her, she said to me, “You probably have a year, maybe 18 months. It’s hard … Continue reading

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