Thank you for reading this

Stop thinking of gratitude as a byproduct of your circumstances and start thinking of it as a world view. – Bryan Robles Remember when you were little and getting the mail was actually exciting? Remember skipping from the mailbox,…
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Paying it forward

“I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.” – Maya Angelou “License and registration.” Words none of us want to hear…
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john o'leary with family skiing

No more excuses

“Never make excuses. Your friends don’t need them and your foes won’t believe them.” – John Wooden Big plans for big improvements: That was my expectation on the dawn of 2020.   Goals were set to improve finances, grow…
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Is That All?

“To be content with little is difficult; to be content with much, impossible.” Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach “Is that all?” It’s an innocent enough question. Unless it’s being asked by one of your kids on Christmas morning. The holidays are…
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finish strong

Finish Strong

“Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential.” Winston Churchill “How you doin’?” The gentleman asking had a thick southern drawl. I was just sitting down to buckle in for a flight…
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