Monday, October 27, 2014

Our Imaginary Troubles

Oh do we worry. What if this or what if that, and of course the news presents a constant stream of fear, because fear attracts numerous viewers, listeners and readers. Yet nearly all of what we worry about never happens.

Insurance companies make a fortune selling us coverage against the what ifs and the rest of our fears and they rarely have to payoff, because those events almost never occur.

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Friday, October 24, 2014

A Deeply Touching One-Minute Video

SALT LAKE CITY -- The Utah Jazz signed a 5-year-old, free-agent guard to a one-day contract for a special scrimmage Monday night.
JP Gibson, who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, signed his contract with Jazz president Randy Rigby before joining the team in uniform for the annual preseason intrasquad scrimmage at EnergySolutions Arena.
JP was joined by his parents, Josh and Megan, and his 2-year-old sister, Elsie. The family was hosted by the Jazz and photographer Jon Diaz's "Anything Can Be" project, which creates storybooks for children with cancer about their dreams and wishes.
JP, wearing a No. 1 jersey, even got to play in the scrimmage. He was passed the ball and dribbled into the lane, where center Rudy Gobert lifted him up so he could dunk and slap hands with some players as fans roared.
The Jazz tweeted a photo of JP holding up his new Jazz jersey with his family.
"JP loves most sports, but basketball is definitely his favorite," Megan Gibson said in a statement released by the Jazz. "When he was just over a year old, he would sit with my husband, Josh, watching games. He started insisting on shooting hoops for an hour each night before bedtime when he was just 15 months old. He knows he has to be 6 before he can play Junior Jazz, and he reminds us all the time that he can't wait until he's 6."
The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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Monday, October 20, 2014

Take The Time To Understand

Take the time to understand the meaning and purpose of your journey in this life.

Yes, we are all busy but why is each of us here? What is it we are meant to accomplish? The answers to these questions live within each of us awaiting us to seek them out.

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Friday, October 17, 2014

The Magic In Warmth And Kindness

A wonderful man I know has Alzheimer's but he immediately recognizes warmth and kindness and responds with warmth and kindness along with a joyous smile.

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Monday, October 13, 2014

Are Animals Spiritual Beings?

Are animals spiritual beings just as we are?

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Saturday, October 11, 2014

Can You Control Your Destiny?

None of us can control our destiny for we don't even know if we will be here tomorrow.

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Thursday, October 9, 2014

A Real Friend

A real friend will not only be there for you in good times and bad, but will be honest with you, while others are just telling you what you want to hear.

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Monday, October 6, 2014

Money As A Measure Of Character

Like the Buddhists, I too believe people live many lives and that there is accountability after each life.

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Friday, October 3, 2014

We All Feel Fear

Fear of death, fear of war, fear of cancer, fear of rejection, fear of ridicule, fear of money loss, fear of any number of things but we all feel fear.

What's the answer?

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