Get John’s essays about reflections from his own day-to-day life and stories from guest authors in this weekly series that sparks positivity and productivity for the coming week.

Love v. Fear – Poem

After writing my blog about how we can respond to the bombing in Boston, I found this poem by Sarah Nean Bruce inspiring and wanted to share it in case you do too:            LOVE IS UNCONDITIONAL (fear…
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Love Wins

“Loving can cost a lot, but not loving costs more. Those who fear to love often find that want of love is an emptiness that robs the joy from life.” – Merle Shain The tragic bombings in Boston this…
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How Heroes Speak

“If you think you can or you think you can’t, either way you’re right.” ~ Henry Ford Did you ever have that one teacher, mentor, coach, partner or friend who pushed and prodded and believed in you? Maybe she…
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What Are You Thinking?

“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.” ~ Charles W. Eliot Have you noticed that singular moments and individuals can change the…
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Don’t Grow Old

““In 97 years I’ve learned one thing, it’s an old saying: people don’t grow old, they become old when they stop growing.” ~ Pat Hyndman Have you ever met someone who changed your life – even though you only…
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