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Courage to climb your mountains

Manual for Climbing Mountains –by Paulo Coelho Choose the mountain you want to climb: don’t pay attention to what other people say, such as “that one’s more beautiful” or “this one’s easier”. You’ll be spending lots of energy and enthusiasm … Continue reading

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Soldiers Courage to Ride

Bike rides are so refreshing, I love them, and take for granted that I can hop on my bike any time and peddle to my hearts content.  Thanks to a program dubbed Soldier Ride, groups of wounded veterans get together … Continue reading

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Astound yourself

“If we did the things we are capable of, we would astound ourselves.” Thomas Edison (1847-1931) – American inventor and businessman

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The courage of our questions

“We make our world significant by the courage of our questions and by the depth of our answers.” Carl Sagan (1934-1996) American astronomer, astrophysicist, cosmologist, author, and science educator in astronomy and natural sciences

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Story: A heart shattered by a glimpse into autism

Sometimes I read a story that hits me so hard I just can’t stop thinking about it. I keep rolling it around in my head, looking for answers, but knowing there are no simple answers when it comes to autism. … Continue reading

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Facing autism with courage, and lots of heart

When I began writing this blog, to celebrate ordinary people who act with extraordinary courage, Lisa Ackerman was one of the first people I featured. My brother and sis-in-law know Lisa personally, and they will be the first to acknowledge … Continue reading

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Team Rubicon- A passion to help

We all know someone with enthusiasm that is simply contagious. They have a passion that can’t be bought or sold. It’s just in them. Jake Wood is one of those people. After serving as a US Marine, he found it … Continue reading

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