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Breaking Through the Ceiling

I love old film comedy classics. In particular Laurel and Hardy, Abbott and Costello, Red Skelton and others like them.I happened to catch one of my favorite movies featuring Laurel and Hardy, titled "Way out West." It makes me laugh every time I see it.I realized...

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Fishing for Life

I could see this intense look in his eyes.He was a competitor, a warrior of sorts, determined to win at all costs.At each turn he would pause, assess the situation and then without hesitation, make his move.Time and again he missed the target, but it did not deter...

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It’s Going to be One of Those Days

Don't throw this day away.Don't give up on it before it even begins.You declare, "It's going to be one of those days!"And it is.Why? Because you will choose to see only those things that help you to prove your point.You woke up this morning and stubbed your toe on the...

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It Won’t Be: The Mind of a Winner

If you fail, it won't be because you didn't try.The real journey to success is lined with failure.If you lose it won't be because you didn't want to win. The mind of a winner is already thinking about the next challenge.If you fall down it won't be because you weren't...

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Just Stand Up

It knew better, but it happened anyway.It tried, but it wasn't enough.It is what happens when you run scared and you are not prepared for what may lie ahead.It can happen to the best of us, too.I speak from experience.It was one of those special days. Yes, I know,...

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Pain Has Purpose

I can remember when I wrote the story, "I wish you enough!"For the most part people loved it. There were, however, a few who just did not understand the message.In particular, what is referred to as the "poem.""I Wish You enough!"(c) 2001 Bob PerksI wish you enough...

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The Secret of Who You Are

"So, you think you know yourself?" He asked me."I believe I know myself better than anyone else knows me," I replied."I'll bet that you don't," he said.I thought about that for a moment."I believe that betting on myself would be a safe bet. I mean, you don't know me...

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