FOCUS: Impressions! (v3n37)

Selected Life Lesson You don’t always know what others are going through. Be compassionate. -Misty’s Life Lesson from Columbus, Ohio Richard’s Thoughts… Unless it is a family member, your significant other or your best friend, reading people is not an exact science. And I don’t know about you, but I can be really good at […]

One Step At a Time

Slowly – but certainly – we are changing the world. 2010 marked the second year of my One Stream campaign. I launched it in September based around the idea that we can make a difference in this world with little and simple actions. This year, I put out a challenge: I would match up to […]

Something to Smile About

*Beginning in 2010, I started writing a bi-weekly column, “From Richard’s Oft Cluttered Desk” which appears every other Wednesday. Life is worth living when you have a Saturday like I did. Over the course of about ten hours, I experienced nearly every human emotion there is. The only thing that didn’t happen is an election […]

FOCUS: Spread Love! (v3n17)

Selected Life Lesson Never hesitate to say, “I love you” again and again and again, because you never know when you won’t have the opportunity to say it again. -Sue Ann B’s life lesson from Auburn, Alabama Richard’s Thoughts… We all know this lesson to be true, but how often do we actually do it? […]

Cafe Namaste

When I saw this picture months ago I knew I’d be saving it and using it for a blog post eventually. It was nearly three years ago when I met my friend (and one of the Anything is Possible editors, Stephen Barnes). He introduced me to the word and concept of “namaste.” For your reference, […]

FOCUS: Peronsal Attention! (v3n15)

Selected Life Lesson When raising kids keep an open mind and spend time listening and talking on a daily basis. -Mary A’s life lesson from Des Moines, Iowa Richard’s Thoughts… Thank you Mary for today’s lesson. It is so true that when kids talk, they need someone who listens and doesn’t judge. Kids need to […]

Gratitude Week: Love

Last year I ran seven straight posts on different things I am grateful for. This year I am writing three posts over the course of these two weeks. This is the final post of Gratitude Week 2010. Gratitude Week 2010 has focused on Laughter and Tears, and today, the last day of Gratitude Week 2010, […]