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To Be or Not To Be Compassionate?

Has there ever been a time when your willingness to be compassionate was tested? What do you usually do when you meet someone in need of help? What kinds of questions do you ask yourself? What conditions do you set?...more



Success can be frightening

Todays' #NaBloPoMo Friday, March 6, 2015 What is the biggest obstacle facing women today from reaching their goals? Well, I can tell you what is not the biggest obstacles are :Education : from online to traditional schools women make up the more than 50% of the attendees in both Certificate and full degree programs and MBA students...more
JanineTruitt Thank you Janine. You have a great weekend too ...maybe we can do it in Five?more

Turn An Obstacles Into A Triumph

 We are constantly told to make lemonade out of lemons and to look on the bright side of life. Well, sometimes the glass is just half empty and the lemons are only giving you seeds.  In order to come around and see life in a positive light again you may need to walk thru the darkness first....more

Hurdles in Blogging

All week, I had been itching to get my hands on my iPad and get back to my blog. I knew that when school started, the time I could devote to blogging would definitely go down. But after a long, busy week, I was excited for Friday night so I could get to business (I don't know if that is lame or not. I am excited about blogging - on a Friday night? I see what my life has devolved to.)...more

Problems to Expect When You Try to Achieve Your Goals

Every person may not be fully aware that all successful people have experienced problems that, at more than one time, demotivated them enough to decide to quit. Obstacles are inevitable in every successful person's life, so you should always expect several to come your way as you try to achieve your goals. Here are some of the things to expect soon. ...more


I remember practicing penny drops and dead man’s drops on the bars at Harris Elementary School in the early 80s. Before mastering either, you started with the help of a friend, they would hold your hands and do the dramatic swing chant, “One, two, three…” and the first couple you couldn’t do it, “No, wait.” Eventually though, you took the turn that finally gave you the freedom to penny drop alone....more
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Your Daily Reading: “Living Wide Awake” You Can Accomplish Far More Than Planned 3-28-12

Whatever obstacles in your mind that impede your progress are getting relief today. As a matter of fact, given the chance, you can accomplish far more than planned.Business brings luck today, success and rewards, focusing on low risk speculation. And… there’s more!Opposing Energies:  greed, risky, gamblingThe changes coming with this energy are successful partnerships in business and love....more

Your Daily Reading: “Living Wide Awake™” Obstacles Falling Away With Your Creative Intents 2-1-12

A very inspiring influence for being creative in many ways: mapping out new organized methods for doing your work, to artistic pursuits, to even broader contexts such as higher spiritual aspects that make positive changes in your life, or the lives of others.Opposing Energies: aggression, hostility, stubborn, irresponsibleThe down-side is being overpowering to others.Hold back any intent to push others around in order to achieve your goals....more