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On finding your "why": Thoughts on Motivation.

“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why” – Mark Twain

Since we, as human beings, have been capable of abstract thought we have wondered about our purpose in life. 537 more words


Long Is The New Short

(source: Dilbert.com by Scott Adams)

It has always amazed me to see that how people can easily fall for the same error that they seem to correct at other times. 1,486 more words


Following along

This past week, Rose was trekking through Yosemite with a philanthropic group from Australia. It was a wonderful chance for her to get out into the wilderness and do something she loves. 179 more words


Sometimes Your Expectations are to Not Know The Future - You Prepare for It. You Want to Be a Floater. And Then The Future Comes and Lands On Your Nose and Makes You Its Own.

I am feeling contemplative sitting in Methodical Coffee Shop in downtown Greenville, SC today. It is June 9th, and I am hanging out whilst Autumn has an appointment getting things together to go to Greenville Tech in the Fall. 578 more words

Ruthie's Random Reflections


I’m sure now that hurt is everywhere. In one way or another…and though we don’t say anything, I can still see that there is hurt. I’ve heard things I don’t want to hear, and I’ve seen the things I don’t want to see. 250 more words


Fourth of July, Independence

What does ‘Independence’ mean?

What does personal independence mean?

As we grow into ourselves what does true independence in ones life mean ?

How do we live our lives with others, care for them, yet remain ourselves? 131 more words

Running to Stand Still

With Jeff Immelt out and John Flannery in as General Electric CEO, The Economist describes the company as having gone through a lot of important changes without achieving greater results. 113 more words

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