Tag Archives: responsibility

Poem: Financial Adviser

Go west, Go west, Invest! Good advice ‘er it sounds nice But sitting in the office of Edward Jones I begin to feel an awful chill in my bones There’s this one Your basic pharmaceutical The returns are solid Your dividends beautiful Bristol Meyers Squib Merck and Pfizer Go for it! Says my advisor Or […]

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When You Want to Change a Loved One / PsychCentral article

Yep! It’s a strange and wondrous thing to learn that you can only change yourself directly. Then, and only then, maybe someone else will change. But that’s not up to you. Now, deciding if you want to change, well that is up to you. Great article in Psych Central. http://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2013/12/31/when-you-want-to-change-a-loved-one/

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Poem: Steep Spires

The steep spires The stained glass The carved statues The old books The unhappy people Posed questions They couldn’t answer When all along The answers I sought Were in a patient part I simply needed To unlock the lock And listen quietly To a peaceful heart — About the poem: I don’t have a religion, but if […]

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A Failure to Communicate? Caution!

“What we’ve got here is failure to communicate.” – Paul Newman, Cool Hand Luke (1967) Good communication is so easy it’s hard to even pinpoint exactly what makes it work. What’s easier to spot is when it’s missing. When you have messy communication with someone you know it. Confusion is the modus operandi. These days, this […]

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