Inspiration, Letting Go, Faith – The BridgeMaker - Part 41

Beyond Tucson

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One week later, the healing begins. I have never lost someone to a tragedy like this so I can’t possibly imagine what it feels like. Empathy, love and hope is the best I can offer. However, I do know this: the lives of the people affected by the events on January 8 will be changed forever.…

Wondering about the Road Ahead Wondering about the Road Ahead?

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To know the road ahead, ask those coming back. – Chinese Proverb I have the feeling this year is going to be a good year. Even with the freshness of the New Year still lingering in the air, I believe my feeling isn’t based on the typical early-January euphoria, but from a source with a little more power.…

3 Lessons I Learned from Saving my Marriage 3 Lessons I Learned from Saving my Marriage

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The world has grown suspicious of anything that looks like a happily married life. – Oscar Wilde Article written by guest contributor Alisa Bowman. Please visit Alisa at Project Happily Ever After. Roughly four years ago, I was so unhappily married that I planned my husband’s funeral on the off chance that he would conveniently drop dead.…

All Grown Up: Adjusting to a New Family Life

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Other things may change us, but we start and end with family. – Anthony Brandt
Article written by BridgeMaker contributor Ali Luke. Please visit her at Aliventures.com. I’m twenty six this December – and I’ve been thinking about how much has changed in my family life over the past few years.…

The World Needs Your Gifts Right Now The World Needs Your Gifts Right Now

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Work while you have light. You are responsible for the talent that has been entrusted to you. – Henri Frederick Amiel The world needs your gifts right now. The Haiti earthquake; an African water crisis; the persisting Afghanistan War; an oil well explosion; the Pakistan floods; North Korea attacking South Korea; and the ongoing recession contributed to a difficult year.…

How to Change the Way You Look at Life How to Change the Way You Look at Life

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Feeling grateful or appreciative of someone or something in your life actually attracts more of the things that you appreciate or value into your life. – Christiane Northrup In a recent conversation with a dear friend I was venting some anger towards a colleague who was promoting a high-end, short term program that people were signing up for.…

10 Memorable Ways to Be Successful

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Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they’re supposed to help you discover who you are. – Bernice Johnson Reagon Article written by guest contributor Jonathan Figaro. Please visit Jonathan at The Dropout Kid. Lean over the banister, with no wings to soar with, still think you can fly.…

A Simple Guide to Feeling Good on the Inside A Simple Guide to Feeling Good on the Inside

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Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live. – Norman Cousins Looking good on the outside is important to most of us – me included. Five workouts a week, a discerning eye on what goes into my mouth and a clean shave every morning helps me look as good as possible.…

Beyond Eden An Interview with Robin Easton Beyond Eden: An Interview with Robin Easton

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In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they’re still beautiful. – Alice Walker The Daintree Rainforest in Queensland, Australia is a sacred place for Robin Easton. Among the thick vegetation, extreme temperatures and dangerous wildlife is where Easton found peace and her greatest love – Nature.…