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We Are All Connected

Photo by Shaun Stanley - Durango Herald

Durango, Colorado a displayed truly powerful connection today – 9000+ people gathered along the now complete 7-mile Animas River Trail, holding hands to demonstrate that we are truly connected as a community. There were a few gaps, and team captains encouraged citizens to “extend yourselves! reach out!” Isn’t that exactly what we need to do […]

Consider carefully the power of your words…


Consider carefully the power of your words….”Four things come not back: the spoken word, the sped arrow, time past, the neglected opportunity.” ~ Omar Ibnal-Halif   A fence : A story with a great moral… There once was a young boy with a very bad temper. The boy’s father wanted to teach him a lesson, so […]

The Lion-Hearted Samoyed Hero – RJ

The Lion-Hearted Samoyed Hero - RJ

On July 22, 2012, in a rural Kansas town near Wichita, a Samoyed dog named RJ gave his human the greatest gift possible – his life to defend hers. RJ was an extraordinary embodiment of selfless love. Trish Beach was out in her yard gardening, which until today had always seemed a safe activity. Suddenly, […]

Live Fearlessly and Live in Gratitude

Live Fearlessly and Live in Gratitude

Watch this 4-minute video; I guarantee it will make your day. Or watch it on Mashable – click here. Michael Lazerow just sold his company, Buddy Media, for almost three-quarters of a billion dollars.  But that’s not first on his gratitude list. Look at this guy’s eyes – there is a softness and a peace that […]

Courage Comes in Many Sizes and Guises


Talent shows on TV have become the rage, particularly those with singing and dancing.  It takes a certain amount of courage for anyone to put themselves out there in public, for judges to give the thumbs up or down, and for millions of viewers to potentially deride or laugh at them. A different brand of courage […]