Monthly Archive: July 2008

Jul
10

20 More Life Lessons Learned from My Toddler

One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
-A. A. Milne

Here is a sequel to my earlier post, 20 Things I Learned from My Toddler. My son, Tristen, continues to teach me lessons as he bounces through life, always in the moment, always free of regret and resentment, and maintaining priorities that allow him to maximize the joy in every moment in life for himself …

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Jul
09

Site Addition – Quote of the Day

Some of you may have already noticed a small new addition to the Be Inspired Every Day website: Quote of the Day. A new inspirational quote is appearing daily on the site even when a new post is not. My project schedule has prevented me from delivering daily posts in recent months, so I have …

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Jul
08

Why Practice Faith?

Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.
-Saint Augustine

Most of our day to day decisions have clear knowledge and facts we can use to weigh our options. But some of the most important questions we face in life have to be answered with no measurable facts: What is the meaning of life? Is there a God? Does God love me? What does God …

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Jul
07

Making Painful Decisions

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
-Anais Nin

Sometimes change can be so difficult that we find ourselves doubled over in pain. Tears flow uncontrollably, and the pain is so intense that we just want to wake up from the nightmare we are experiencing and find that life is the same as it was before things changed. These moments are especially challenging when …

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