Category Archives: Inspiration

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Race With Me

“Your biggest challenge in a race is yourself.” – Summer Sanders I am standing with the other runners waiting for the 10K race to begin. We are at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Illinois. I’ve got this. I have so … Continue reading

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Making a Sanctuary

“If we could make our house a home, and then make it a sanctuary, I think we could truly find paradise on Earth.”  – Alexandra Stoddard I always enjoy the opportunity to tour lovely homes. Every year I go on … Continue reading

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Needing to Focus

“Listen for the call of your destiny, and when it comes, release your plans and follow.” ― Mollie Marti The end of summer always makes me feel restless. I ask myself what do I want to do this fall? Some … Continue reading

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Making the Commitment

“Commitment fuels action. Get clear about what you want to do and why you want to do it. Take action. Your time is now!” – Julie Connor, author We are past the midpoint of 2014. How are you doing on … Continue reading

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Are you a Leader in Your Own Life?

“Leadership is a series of behaviors rather than a role for heroes.” – Margaret Wheatley Are you a leader? Google this question and you’ll find articles and quizzes to help you determine the answer. But even if you are not … Continue reading

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18 Inspiring Quotes by Women

“Most collectors collect tangibles. As a quotation collector, I collect wisdom, life, invisible beauty, souls alive in ink.” – Terri Guillemets Happy International Women’s Day, which celebrates the achievements of women while pointing out that inequalities still exist. You may … Continue reading

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Friends of All Ages

“If we all understood we can learn from both older and younger people, then we’d have a better world.” – Adora Svitak When my friend Tina went through chemotherapy for breast cancer some years ago, her experience deepened the friendship … Continue reading

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