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Week 24 – Commencement

“Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” From “Closing Time” by Semisonic Week 24. Commencement. It hardly seems possible. Six months of introspection, mindfulness, and self discovery. This is a very short, but heart felt blog entry. The … Continue reading

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Week Twenty Three – It’s Not About Me

Once again the MKMMA lesson resonated with me. A while ago, a friend and mentor told me that I shouldn’t ever be afraid to contact anyone about our business. She asked me, “Do you believe that the company offers superior … Continue reading

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Week Twenty Two “A” – The Science of Getting Rich

“The Science of Getting Rich”, written by Wallace D Wattles in 1910, expresses and supports many of the ideas in Charles Haanel’s Master Key System. It was also the inspiration for the hugely popular 2006 hit film, “The Secret”. The … Continue reading

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Week Twenty Two – Everything In Moderation, Including Moderation

Many years ago I was an agent for a major life insurance company. I won’t mention any names. Dave, my sales manager told me, “Don’t get too depressed when you’re in a valley, and don’t get too excited when you’re … Continue reading

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Week Twenty One – Trying To Be Thankful

This is one of the worst winters in the Northeast United States in years, and there’s another 4 to 8 inches of snow in the forecast for tomorrow night. This February was the second coldest in our history, and nearly … Continue reading

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Week Twenty – A Difference In Degree

Throughout the MKMMA course we have been reminded that since I am a part of “the whole”, I must be the same in kind and quality as the whole. The only difference is one of degree. While in a “sit” … Continue reading

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Week Nineteen – I Am

   I watched the movie “I Am” this week, and the old joke about the Buddhist and the hot dog vendor came to mind. Through the words of various intellectuals, thinkers, and philosophers we are presented with examples of how … Continue reading

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Week Eighteen – I Will Live This Day As If It Is My Last

So far, there has always been something very moving, something that speaks to me every week, while participating in the MKMMA course. This week, the fourth of Week Eighteen’s Honor Requirements mentioned in the Workbook especially resonated with me. This … Continue reading

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Week Seventeen “A” – I Am Nature’s Greatest Miracle

There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; you can live as if everything is a miracle. ~ Albert Einstein I have always placed myself squarely in the camp of those who believe … Continue reading

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Week Seventeen – The Power of “Auto” Suggestion or, I’ll See It When I Believe It!

I’ve always been a fan of the Nissan “Z”. Even back in the days of the Datsun 240 Z (That’s circa 1972). I always said that “some day” I would own one. I thought that as far as high performance … Continue reading

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