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Time for Action

Time for Action

You are the anchor—the fastest runner. You have done your run–walk intervals and practiced hand-offs. Yet you are somehow still below your projected time. Someone has to be slowing down, dragging their feet, or dropping the baton!

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Hello.

Hello.

The phone dings. The caller ID shows it’s from the school. I breathe deeply and answer; hello. Immediately I realize it’s a recorded message.

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The Power of Our Example

The Power of Our Example

Every year, from September to December, the United Nations General Assembly comes together. This time, amid skepticism from his counterparts, POTUS addressed the elite crowd in New York City—calling for global action.

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Need a Parachute?

Need a Parachute?

As a child, whenever I made a decision based on what my friends wanted, my parents said to me: “If they told you to jump off a cliff, would you?” If I have a parachute, yes, I would! That was my “smart” response the first time they asked (let’s just say I dumbed it down from that juncture).

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Can We Be Real?

Can We Be Real?

Here in the southernmost part of the Southeastern United States, outside of Netflix or social media, we don’t hear much about peaks and summits, nor of foothills, rivers, or valleys; though we do have lots of lakes.

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More Precious Than Diamonds, More Valuable Than Gold

More Precious Than Diamonds, More Valuable Than Gold

The value of diamonds and certain metals is on the rise. Diamonds Search Engine reported an average increase in diamond prices by 1.7%—$10,977.26 per carat. Concurrently, the price of some metals are even higher.

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Let’s Grow!

Let’s Grow!

Even though we neither morph nor transform into a different human being, as we grow and mature, not only is change inevitable, but spiritual, as well as personal development and self-improvement are critical to our success—far more than money.

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You’ve Got This In the Bag!

You’ve Got This In the Bag!

You may remember the Elementary School game Duck, Duck, Goose. Despite there being an important factor missing from the game, it was a childhood favorite. Was it for you as well? Do you remember what was missing from the game? I can help—a winner!

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What the Hack!

What the Hack!

Colonial Pipeline was not alone in getting hacked this year. I was too! Were you? Victims of security or data breaches are widespread and they include small businesses and non-profit organizations.

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To Be, or Not to Be Free, That Is the Question!

To Be, or Not to Be Free, That Is the Question!

As I sit 15 steps from the Pledge of Allegiance and 10 more from a replica of the Liberty Bell and the American Eagle & Flag, it is befitting on the eve of our Independence Day that I ponder on what freedom means to me, and what I am willing to do to protect the liberties my family and I enjoy.

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