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Why Do We Fall?

Six months ago I stepped into an MMA gym (Stars and Strikes) wanting to challenge myself and step out of my comfort zone. With no prior experience in any martial art, I was intimidated at first but everyone at my gym was very helpful (especially my coach) in teaching me and giving me great advice. 1,749 more words



A man once said to me, with evident pride, that he’d never failed a test of any kind in his life.

I guess he was expecting admiration, and must have been disappointed when I blurted, “how sad for you.” 34 more words


An Episode of (writing) Failure

I like to be honest on this blog. No reason to be otherwise.

I don’t like to be pretentious, though any foray into self-advertising seems to uncomfortably cling to the cliff leading into the valley of pretension. 456 more words

Indie Author

Failure Impossible

If I could do anything with the knowledge that failure was impossible, I’d do a lot of things.

- First off, I would quit my job and commit myself 100% to writing. 238 more words


Failing to Prepare is Preparing to Fail

Failing to Prepare is Preparing to Fail There are numerous reasons why business owners often don t take the time to prepare their business plan. Join Our Team – … 32 more words


Hello beautiful.
Where’s your smile?
You have a moxie
I haven’t seen in a while.
Did you lose it?
Was it forced from you?
Whatever the cause, dear, 259 more words


Step Out of the Shadows

Have you ever wondered what inspiring people have in common?

I can be inspired by others in so many different places and varying ways. My soul resonates with the goodness found in a heartfelt cello concerto performed by a group of musicians who pour so much into their craft as I sit on the lawn at Millennium Park. 729 more words

Choosing Life