Tag Archives: Life Lessons

Rise to the Occasion

When you face a challenge in life, you more often than not have the choice as to how to react. You can stand in awe, crumble in futility or rise to the occasion. In my experience, life’s difficulties are better … Continue reading

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Leo’s Life Lessons

“The Horse” by Ronald Duncan Where in this wide world can man find nobility without pride, Friendship without envy, Or beauty without vanity? Here, where grace is served with muscle And strength by gentleness confined He serves without servility; he … Continue reading

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The Bee’s Knees

Some life lessons come packaged in an instant. They’re the sort that you miss if you blink. I had a “funny in hindsight” moment on a mountain bike ride last weekend and as brief as the moment was, its implications … Continue reading

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Calm, Forward, Straight

As a living, breathing human being, you are an animate creature, capable of orienting in, being motivated by and coloring your expression with a wide variety of spirits. The spirit which compels or dominates your expression in any given moment … Continue reading

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Simplest Terms

Even the most difficult problems can be overcome if you approach them in the right way. One of the many life lessons I’ve found to be extremely valuable is the fact that you can parlay success in one area of … Continue reading

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Try Something New

One of the several books I am presently dipping into is William Steinkraus’ Reflections on Riding and Jumping. If you aren’t an equestrian or are and haven’t heard of this remarkable man, I would highly recommend that you take a … Continue reading

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