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After 5.25 Years in Spark, my Doctor said that at 72, I was Healthier than Him
Friday, August 24, 2018      17 comments

On August 22 my checkup showed that my health was perfect. Not only that, I can walk/jog a 5K almost effortlessly in less than 48 minutes and do over 18 pushups in one set. My doctor exclaimed that I was in better health than he was. He is in... Read more
Should President Trump do more to show his care?
Monday, August 13, 2018      13 comments

The real question I have is: Should we do more to convince Trump that he needs to farther distance himself from bigoted right wing groups such as the Ku Klux Klan or Neo-Nazies? I know that the liberal mass media loves to portray Trump as a bi... Read more
Finding faith for the future even in dire circumstances
Saturday, August 11, 2018      21 comments

As a member of the Casual Traveler's 5% team I couldn't help wondering how you were doing. Want to give you some encouragement. Re your current situation even if it is dire, I know of others who turned their life around to achieve great thing... Read more
Respect for self and others in written work
Sunday, July 29, 2018      6 comments

I am much older than most here and have developed some wisdom that too often is lacking in today's world. We have innate skills of self-awareness, imagination, an independent will, and conscience. The better we develop our skills, the more succ... Read more
Respect for Self and Others
Saturday, July 28, 2018      5 comments

We have innate skills of self-awareness, imagination, conscience, and an independent will. We need to hone these skills and use them proactively to make better choices, for our health, for our relationships, and for our careers. The better we ... Read more
Is Trump Keeping His Promise to America?
Sunday, July 22, 2018      14 comments

During his presidential campaign and his inaugural address, Trump made a promise to all American citizens including minorities. In an October 2016 speech in Charlotte, North Carolina, he said for instance: “African American citizens have... Read more
TODAY'S QUESTION 201
Saturday, July 21, 2018      9 comments

Today's question is "What chances do you wish you had taken?" I try not to look back on my choices with regret for what I didn't do. I will say that I'm sorry that I didn't finished college. I had a full-time job and could have finished v... Read more
Positive Education for Weight Loss
Saturday, July 14, 2018      19 comments

EDUCATION NEEDS TOO OFTEN NOT MET If you are having difficulty establishing desired changes in your life, you are among the majority of people who have been let down by the established system of education that is common place. Public Educatio... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Five Empowering Mantras to Live a Joyous Life
Sunday, July 01, 2018      44 comments

Please feel free to adopt or not adopt any of these mantras as you choose, but I feel you will find them as a whole empowering. Mr. Owl ... Read more
Let's Celebrate a 5 year Milestone!
Sunday, July 01, 2018      7 comments

Forwarding a message from the team At Goal & Maintaining + Transition to Maintenance: -- LYNCHD05 has maintained for FIVE YEARS!!! her page is at www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
ge.asp?id=LYNCHD05 Lets head on over to t... Read more
The Joy of Mastering my Mind
Friday, June 22, 2018      5 comments

"Knowing others is intelligence, Knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength, Mastering yourself is true power." Lao Tzu "My brain power depends ... Read more
100 days- day 93, my 20 year plan
Tuesday, June 05, 2018      7 comments

Same as what I posted for day 92 but for my 20 year plan I add a few more clauses. After all, although I'm already 72 and retired, I envision a happy birthday at age 92 and beyond. To get there I will maintain my new normal, it is normal for ... Read more
Obtaining Authentic Power
Wednesday, May 30, 2018      3 comments

One of the books on personal growth that I read is “The Mind of the Soul” by Gary Zukav and Linda Francis. Chapter 13, Creating Authentic Power, describes a process which I am using for challenging feelings of anger, jealousy, despair, etceter... Read more
Choice
Friday, May 25, 2018      9 comments

We are beautiful souls whether you believe it or not. However, our personalities may or may not always reflect the beauty of our souls because in order for the soul to grow, our earthly bodies must experience opportunities to make or not make p... Read more
Your The One
Monday, May 14, 2018      5 comments

My birthday this month just happen to fall on mother's day and my wife wanted to make it very special, so we told family we would be out of town and rented a hotel room in the city and planned a very special evening. Since I told her I did not ... Read more

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