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  • 29 Apr

    Paying it Forward...Literally

    Paying it Forward...Literally Last week, I was about a block from the cable television studio where I was to be interviewed on volunteerism and compassion for humanity. While parking my car, a seemingly distraught elderly woman wearing soft brown overcoat caught my eye. As I started inserting coins into my parking meter, I smiled at her and instinctively asked, “Is something wrong? You look a bit stressed.” Her arms dropped to her sides and in a shaky tone she replied, “I just want you to know I’m [...]

  • 3 Apr

    Keeping Perspective

    While volunteering at the Junior Achievement Bowl-A-Thon, I noticed a look on my wife’s face that only a husband knows. “What wrong?” I asked. In a low sad tone she replied, “I just noticed one of my diamond earrings is missing and I don’t know when it fell out.” “Do you think you lost it here in the bowling ally?” I questioned as my eyes began to scan the floor. “I am not sure. They were expensive weren’t they?” she wearily [...]