Monthly Archives: March 2012

Stand Tall

There are times when it feels like we are swimming upstream. Everything seems to be going wrong. And then, to make matters worse, a close friend betrays us. It’s times like this that we feel like giving up on our … Continue reading

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The Klondike Captain

In January of 1971, during my senior year at Boonton High School, I had just received my Eagle Scout. It was a tough trail for me, earning scouting’s highest rank. Having had rheumatic fever at the age of 12, it … Continue reading

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Letting Go Of Stuff From Another Era

I’m in the process of cleaning my closet. I presently have eight suits. I live in Central Florida and I hardly ever wear a suit. But, I’m holding on to my suits. My goal is to downsize to two suits, … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Other People Distract You From Your Dream

In working toward the fulfillment of your dream, it is very important to be very careful with whom you choose to share your heart felt goal in life. For many reasons, people will listen to you tell them about your … Continue reading

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Working Toward Making Your Dreams Come True

This blog would fit under the category of “nuts and bolts” of reaching your heart-felt goal in life. In this method or technique, what you do is simply to define your dearest dream in as few words as possible. The … Continue reading

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Never Give Up On Your Dream

One of the saddest things that I’ve seen in my life, is the number of people I’ve known who have simply given up on their dreams, their heart’s desires, their golden ambitions, their cherished goals in life. When you really … Continue reading

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The Giving Heart

When my father was first diagnosed with cancer, it was as if something spurred him on to be even more devoted to caring for other people. Instead of feeling sorry for himself, Dad jumped into the deeper waters of the … Continue reading

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Forgiveness

I remember it was about 12 years ago, when I was working at the ad agency, that I had come to crossroads with a situation that tested my ability to forgive another person for a wrong doing. I had been … Continue reading

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Hold Dear to Heart the Precious Shamrock

My great grandmother, Catherine Cavanaugh, was born in 1872. She came from Ireland to the U.S,. with her parents when she was a little girl. They went through Ellis Island and somehow chose to live in the foothills of New … Continue reading

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Fight the Good Fight

In the Autumn of 1999, my dad was diagnosed with cancer. In early December of 1999, the cancer had invaded one of Dad’s kidneys to the point where the doctor felt the kidney had to be taken out. In January … Continue reading

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