Category Archives: Observations on Life

Instant Karma: The Dropping of the Other Shoe

We’ve all lived through it: the moment when we are instantly repaid for mischief. The moment a step in the wrong direction (usually intentionally) is met with an unwanted, though likely warranted, cosmic payback. Yep, you guessed it: Instant karma. … Continue reading

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Life on Purpose

As I mentioned yesterday, cynicism is nothing more than the absence of radiance in individual expression. By radiance I do not mean the false and groundless optimism that some people manufacture by mental gymnastics or through intention and therefore “have.” … Continue reading

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Your Central Purpose

A friend visiting from Colorado asked an important question over lunch a couple of days ago, the answer to which finally surfaced during a quiet moment earlier today. While I didn’t ask, I imagine the question was asked as he … Continue reading

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The Attitude of Cynicism

It is commonly assumed that the attitude of cynicism is something that is caught, like a cold or flu, at a certain point in life. Some contract it earlier than others, but the majority of cases seem to develop in … Continue reading

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A Healthy World

While I am incredibly grateful for the education I received at the Carroll Graduate School of Management at Boston College, I must admit that there was one area of function that I was not adequately prepared for as I moved … Continue reading

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A Worthy Purpose

“Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.” ~ Helen Keller To be faithful to a worthy purpose you must first become aware of … Continue reading

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