March 22, 2014
Actually feeling your heart smile! Yesterday a friend of mine told me how happy she was for me that my new book The Opposite Of Poverty Is Friendship was officially released. She wanted to share it with the world. Her enthusiasm and genuine joy for me lit up my heart like that moment electricity is restored to your home after a dark storm.
You know the feeling. (more…)Read More
March 20, 2014
Watch Gerdi’s friends show amazing support after she was diagnosed with Breast Cancer. The gesture brought her tears of joy.
This is why I wrote The Opposite Of Poverty Is Friendship. Friends are so amazing and if you’re fortunate to have them in your lives, you are truly rich!
March 19, 2014
“YOU missed your appointment sir but we can fit you in again in a month!” That’s what they told me an hour ago at the doctor’s office. Snow was on the ground outside, but my blood temperature was definitely getting warmer.
I had made arrangements for this follow up visit a month ago. It was locked in my smartphone, they called a few days ago to cancel, then called back to tell me it’s on again. I got up early, got showered and ready, didn’t have breakfast, drove down there, stood in line and boom, she hits me with this thing about how my appointment was for 9am instead of 10am. Decision point.Read More
March 18, 2014
“Everything you want is on the other side of fear”
~ George Addair
Urban legend has it that Willie Sutton, the notorious American bank robber once answered the question of why he robbed banks by saying “well, because that’s where the money is!” While I’m not advocating robbing banks, as they sometimes do to us through outlandish bank and ATM fees, I would say that the number one reason we haven’t achieved what we really want out of life is fear.
March 17, 2014
Mis Amigos, a sales agent at a vacation resort asked a couple in their 70’s if they would like to buy a timeshare vacation condo. The agent tried to convince the couple that if they buy now, they would be able to enjoy the condo next year. To this the husband replied, “no thanks dear, we don’t even buy green bananas!”