Attitude is a Choice. “I am going to keep a positive attitude and use it to influence others.”

I am writing this in a darken house.  My choice to have a darken / many lights are turned off.  With that morning (7:24am) crispness on Wednesday November 23, 2022 – the day before Thanksgiving.  First day listening to Christmas Carols.  I wanted to find a book that I can share with you.  I found …

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Maybe A Sign of Being Teachable is Recognizing Something New is Being Taught and That “New” is Not for You

What does it mean to be teachable? The other day, I read a chapter from John C. Maxwell’s book THE 21 INDISPENSABLE QUALITIES OF A LEADER entitled, “Teachability.”  The chapter led me to the question, “what does it mean to be teachable?”  Being teachable seems to mean “progress.”  By me learning, I am going to …

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Reading Needs to Make a Comeback

What was the last book you read?  I am currently reading Amazing Grace: 9781780783048: Amazon.com: Books To Rescue the Republic: Ulysses S. Grant, the Fragile Union, and the Crisis of 1876: Baier, Bret, Whitney, Catherine: 9780063039544: Amazon.com: Books Race Marxism: The Truth About Critical Race Theory and Praxis: Lindsay, James: 9798795809083: Amazon.com: Books Yes.  I …

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Dear President Biden,

Having been a father since April 18, 1994, and a grandfather since September 1, 2018, I have some understanding what it takes to be both. One of the things I have noticed since April 18, 1994, is the growing RESISTANCE to the child’s behavior is a reflection of the parent’s “work.”  No matter if the …

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Welcome Home Letter

Dear Sergeant Vargas-Andrews, First, thank you very much for your service for our nation.  As the grandson of Captain* Joseph A. Flynn, Executive Officer of the USS INDIANAPOLIS (Still At Sea) and the father of Lieutenant Paul J. Everts USNAVY, I have an understanding of your choice to live the oath you took. Last night …

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