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The Power to PowerPoint

I have the POWER, I have the POWER, I am POWERFUL. Can I get an AMEN?   I’ve been listening to many different motivational speakers lately, both spiritual and otherwise. Why? Because I have really been unmotivated this summer. I have been

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I Found My Way

I don’t really remember what song it was, but I found myself thinking the words of a Frank Sinatra song this morning. I was preparing to start rearranging things in my house and decided that I would find a Frank

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Showing up for Success

I saw Howie Mandel in an interview recently. He was asked to comment about judging for America’s Got Talent. I can’t quote him exactly, but he said he was surprised by how many contestants say they don’t sing at home.

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Flamingos Reach New Heights

Well, well, well, Our well is not well. In fact, it needs to be replaced. It is one of those events in life when one realizes just how much we underestimate our use of water. As you might know, getting

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If Only

If Only I were Younger  Braver More agile, and Wealthy…. I just saw something, from the safety of my balcony, that I don’t remember ever seeing before.  My human exclaimed, “Look at all the kites.” Then, we looked closer. They

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Old Friends at the Beach

“The sunrise was beautiful this morning.” said the woman on the elevator this morning. “Yes, I’m glad we saw it, spectacular.” the man responded. I was on my way down to the newspaper stand to find Halloween activities. I had

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Old Friend, I Missed You

My old friend and I have not been together for many months. I truly can’t remember the last time we met. Oh, how very much I missed my friend who makes my breathing easy and sends my soul and dreams

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As Long As I Remember

I sat in the area known as “The Square” between all the classes, with a small group of students, trying to help them write essays. One student asked me how to spell volunteer and I started, “V-O-L-“, then I went

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Back in the Saddle

For most of us, falling off a bicycle is no big deal. As long as we were capable of riding the bicycle well in the first place, it is simply a matter of putting our rumps on the seat and

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Speaking to Break the Ice

I joined Toastmasters International this summer. It is a group of people who meet and give speeches and take part in the meeting as “timer” or “evaluator” etc. I don’t really know what the jobs all are, I just joined.

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