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“What an eye opening experience,” is the thought that went through my mind. I have read about it, I’ve seen it, and I have written about it. But I recently experienced it at a new level. “What is that?” you are wondering. Having my cell phone off. You see, my wife and I were recently…

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Let Go of Regret

Have you ever experienced regret? Now I know that sounds like a truly absurd question. A better question might be, when have we not experienced regret? Most of us can recall poor decisions, impulsive choices, and warped rationalizations (too many to count), that we wish we would have handled differently. While some of those choices…

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Are You Ready?

I recently came across the following quote, “Marriage is your last best chance to grow up.” Now, before I go any further, I really want you to let that sink in. So (with Jeopardy music playing in the background), ponder for a moment those words. Ok – “I’ll take growing up for $400.” Many of…

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What Do You See?

During a recent dinner conversation, while enjoying some great Mexican food, my friend Ed, who refurbishes houses, began to talk about different kinds of wall texturing. In his house they have a hand troweled texturing as opposed to the sprayed type. During the discussion, he mentioned that in one room of their house they sometimes…

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