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Peaceful Cooperation in the USA
Monday, January 13, 2020      9 comments

Updated, Re-titled and Posted January 13, 2020. Be the person who understands and forgives; Be the person who has a nurturing heart; Be the person who listens carefully to all viewpoints before judging; Be the person others can trust,... Read more
Stop Smoking Now
Sunday, January 12, 2020      9 comments

Not only that smoking causes cancer, an article in the American Journal of epidemiology by Stephen P. Fortmann, M.D. reports that a study of more than 2.500.seniors between 65 and 74 years old showed current smokers were more likely to die of he... Read more
Easily Be a 'Success' in 2020
Friday, January 03, 2020      7 comments

No matter how big your yearly goal is, "success" will be easy. Here are the steps. 1. Set a definitive master goal for the year but don't worry about achieving it perfectly. 2. Be self-confident and rely on a higher power to do the b... Read more
My Recovery from Schizophrenia
Thursday, December 26, 2019      6 comments

I am determined to write a book on this topic because I think my story will give many others encouragement or greater understanding whichever is needed. I am often amused by some such as Sam and those who have reacted with deep criticism, simpl... Read more
Mini Goals
Sunday, December 22, 2019      5 comments

I decided to borrow from the advice of a book about being a imperfectionist (one who enjoys every small success and doesn't regret that it didn't meet a more lofty goal - the book favors mini goals like Spark Guy's setting a goal of exercising a... Read more
Be a Rowdy Rebel
Friday, December 20, 2019      5 comments

Rebels are imperfectionists. They don't worry about whether or not society as a whole will consider their actions proper or up to par. Those who are not rebels are afraid of being embarrassed because they want to protect their reputations. T... Read more
Sunday, December 15, 2019      11 comments

The Power of Forgiveness releases us into a new present and a new future. We can choose to live with the pain of hurt feelings. or we can transform the hurt into learning and a new beginning. The process of that transformation is called forgiv... Read more
The Painful Past
Friday, December 13, 2019      5 comments

History, despite its wrenching pain, Cannot be unlived, but if faced With courage, need not be lived again Maya Angelou from 'On the Pulse of Morning' 1993 I like this poem because it is so me. I've been through a lot but I always... Read more
The Children's Hour
Sunday, December 08, 2019      9 comments

poem by Henry W Longfellow: Between the dark and the daylight, When night is beginning to lower, Comes a pause in the day's occupations, That is known as the Children's Hour. It would be a great family treasure if families with y... Read more
Think ahead for 2020
Wednesday, December 04, 2019      2 comments

I was reading Heidi's blog from 12/1/19 title: 'Ready, Set, Reset' re the Winter 2020 5% Challenge' and it was a GREAT reminder of exactly WHY we are all here!!! The 5% Weight Loss Challenge Community even though we have obtained our desired w... Read more
Joyous living for Christmas
Monday, December 02, 2019      4 comments

This Christmas season, we will live each day, a Wholesome, Inspirational, Healthy, and Joyous life. Wholesome because we strive: -to eat only wholesome foods, and get a proper amount of exercise, -to live every moment guided by principl... Read more
December is a time for giving
Monday, December 02, 2019      6 comments

I had so much to be thankful for last week and enjoyed Thanksgiving with my wife while on vacation in Hawaii. One thing that struck me though was that even in Hawaii, there are those whose luck has turned sour like the homeless man I saw with h... Read more
Attitude check; I'm very lucky - Bob
Friday, November 29, 2019      6 comments

An healthy attitude is everything, as it will guarantee success no matter your circumstances. Lucky Bob; that's me. Most of all I'm lucky to have an happy family life and a loving wife. I gained a bit of weight over the summer but I'm lucky th... Read more
From a Spark Friend re Kissinger/Trump
Saturday, November 09, 2019      7 comments

Monday, July 22, 2019 Kissinger is now 94 years old. Recently, Henry Kissinger did an interview and said very amazing things regarding President Trump. He starts with: "Donald Trump is a phenomenon that foreign countries haven't seen befor... Read more
Secret of Change
Monday, September 30, 2019      10 comments

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