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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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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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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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Care a whole awful lot….

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not!” Dr. Seuss (1904-1991), American writer, poet, and cartoonist- from The Lorax

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See the need and respond

“We live in a world in which we need to share responsibility. It’s easy to say “It’s not my child, not my community, not my world, not my problem.” Then there are those who see the need and respond. I … Continue reading

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