Sunday Thought For The Day

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Mike King January 3, 2010 at 2:16 am

This is a brilliant short set of thoughts on wisdom. Wisdom is one of my favorite subjects and ideals so I really like this one Lance. I like the one saying, “Its not about the accumulation of knowledge, its about being decent.” There are many other powerful messages here. Thanks for sharing it!
.-= Mike King´s Last Fabulous Post ..Resources December 2009 =-.

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Davina January 3, 2010 at 2:53 am

Very poignant piece Lance. Lots of great standout quotes here: “Wisdom is about being decent.” “A human being has a need for dignity.” And my favourite: “I get sillier as I get older.” Thanks for sharing this.
.-= Davina´s Last Fabulous Post ..Mother Nature Waits for Nobody =-.

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LisaNewton January 3, 2010 at 4:17 am

So many thoughts in such a short time. Dignity, Love, wisdom, and the power of one. It’s quite amazing what each of us is capable of doing if we just put our minds to it.
.-= LisaNewton´s Last Fabulous Post ..Listening to Music under the Stars at the Hollywood Bowl =-.

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Hilda January 3, 2010 at 4:21 am

Hi Lance,

here’s one of my favourite quotes on wisdom:

“Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.” ~ Sandra Carey

Lance I am in constant awe of the wonderful content you post here every week! That was beautiful. Thank you!
.-= Hilda´s Last Fabulous Post ..Happy New Year! =-.

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CG Walters January 3, 2010 at 4:39 am

Thank you, Lance, for your wisdom of heart and spirit.
Continued blessings and inspiration to you!
.-= CG Walters´s Last Fabulous Post ..New Year Blessings =-.

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Joanna Sutter January 3, 2010 at 5:43 am

I’m giving you and the people in this video a standing ovation.
Thanks for reminding us to to see the beauty of wisdom and it’s impact in such a simple yet powerful way.
.-= Joanna Sutter´s Last Fabulous Post ..Sunday School =-.

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Lynn January 3, 2010 at 6:11 am

The resounding theme of Love – that is what I take away from this lovely film of wise words.
.-= Lynn´s Last Fabulous Post ..Happy 2010! =-.

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Dinneen Diette January 3, 2010 at 6:16 am

Perfect for the beginning of the year and a reminder that we ALL can make a difference. And making a difference doesn’t have to mean moving mountains — even the smallest daily tasks, gestures, and our attitude towards others can make all the difference in their life.

I’ve also found (which many in the video expressed in so many words) that doing what you truly love as your ‘work’, as opposed to what others want you to do, helps change the world.

Thanks Lance for your wonderful and inspiring posts!
.-= Dinneen Diette´s Last Fabulous Post ..Weight-loss Resolutions Makeover =-.

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Trish @IamSucceeding January 3, 2010 at 6:19 am

The 4 cardinal attributes of God are…Love, Wisdom , Power and Justice…the greatest being Love…which truly covers them all..

i loved the video Lance…thank you!
.-= Trish @IamSucceeding´s Last Fabulous Post ..Day 2 is done 🙂 =-.

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Terie January 3, 2010 at 6:30 am

Hey Lance,
I don’t know where to begin here. Each and every one of these people said something I liked hearing. there is so much wisdom in everything they said, so much common sense.

Last night I went to see the movie Invictus and left feeling the same way I feel now listening to the people in this video. Fulfilled!

Thank You for Sharing.

Here’s my new favorite quote:
“I am master of my fate, I am captain of my soul.” by Nelson Mandela from the movie Invictus
.-= Terie´s Last Fabulous Post .."Invictus" : unconquered =-.

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Natalia Burleson January 3, 2010 at 6:31 am

Good Morning Lance! Happy Sunday!

I loved Judi Dench saying that she gets sillier as she gets older! That’s my goal! 🙂

I hope that you have a great day with the family.

Natalia
.-= Natalia Burleson´s Last Fabulous Post ..Happy 2010! =-.

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Mindful Mimi January 3, 2010 at 6:44 am

Lance,
Sunny greetings from Egypt where we are resting while the boys nap. Can’t see your thought on my blackberry but am sure it’s insightful as ever.
I’m sending you some sun (with sticky sand on it) – they have lots of that here…
M

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Peggy Nolan January 3, 2010 at 6:52 am

Love Deeply

Open Your Heart

Never Stop Learning

Show up

Great clip Lance. Loved it!!
.-= Peggy Nolan´s Last Fabulous Post ..A Year In Pictures =-.

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Lance January 3, 2010 at 6:54 am

@Mike King – This video is really filled with so many great snippets on wisdom. And the one you have highlighted, about being decent – how true. We can we are wise by what we know, but it really is so much more than that….

@Davina – The “sillier” one is a part that really jumped out for me, too. Life is about having fun along the way, and being a bit silly is a great way to do that. I’m in on that one!!

@LisaNewton – We are all capable of so much. And yet, how often do we hold ourselves back, not letting the true and real us out? And that IS the power of one, when we connect with our true self, and really become the person we are deep inside.

@Hilda – Hi Hilda. I love the quote! Having both knowledge and wisdom is a great place to be at. In the end, it is really about the life we live. Wisdom…real wisdom…a beautiful thing. Hilda, thank you so much for being here and sharing your kind and caring words.

@CG Walters – It is an honor to use this space to share words of meaning. Thanks so much for your kind words…

@Joanna – Wisdom…there is so much beauty in the real essence of that word. And this video really touches upon that beauty, and what it really means.

@Lynn – As I watched this the first time, it was the words of Andrew Wyeth, and his thoughts on love, that really struck as to the deeper essence of wisdom. What a great place to be centered on, with love at the base…

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Hilary January 3, 2010 at 7:12 am

Hi Lance – wonderful video .. with some very pertinent, poignant sayings. I liked the Jane Goodall one (afeter about a minute – after Judi – saying she gets sillier .. I like that too) .. but back to Jane and indigenous people – they make decisions on how that decision will affect their people 7 generations ahead – .. we should be doing that all the time, even the tiny decisions will affect someone, and that might lead to a different (happier) path ahead .. and major decisions we could change the world in 7 generations … depending on how long you count a generation!? 25 years or a lifetime??

Lovely start to the year – wisdom to all ..
Hilary Melton-Butcher
Positive Letters Inspirational Stories
.-= Hilary´s Last Fabulous Post ..Books, books – Glorious books … =-.

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Henri @ Wake Up Cloud January 3, 2010 at 7:16 am

Somehow you weren’t in my RSS feed, I don’t know how that happened. But this is awesome. This was amazingly excellent, thanks for this Lance! 🙂
.-= Henri @ Wake Up Cloud´s Last Fabulous Post ..The Law of Attraction Explained =-.

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Lance January 3, 2010 at 7:18 am

@Dinneen – I saw this video, and my thoughts exactly…what a great way to start the new year. There is so much wisdom in the words shared here. And I love how you have touched upon this idea that it’s not always about how “grand” it is, the difference that we are making. In fact, I believe that often it is the simplest things that can make the biggest difference. Dinneen, thanks so much for your comment today…

@Trish – …and the greatest of these is love. Love as our base is a great place to centered on. Trish, I love what you have shared.

@Terie – Hi Terie. I have not seen the Invictus movie, and now I am really interested. And that Nelson Mandela quote is a powerful reminder – we control our destinies, even when we think we might not. And that really does go to a soul level, and when we can touch more upon that, what a great place to be at. Terie, your words are touching and deeply meaningful, thank you.

@Natalia – Hi Natalia! “Silly” is a great place to be at! That’s my goal too! Thanks much for being here, and you too, enjoy your family today…

@Mimi – Oooh, that sounds nice! As I look out on a grey and cold morning, the sands of Egypt sound like sweet music! Enjoy your time there, Mimi, and the sun (and sand) you have sent this morning are warming me right up (that, and this cup of coffee…).

@Peggy – Great thoughts, aren’t they! So much wisdom shared by years of personal experience.

@Hilary – Hi Hilary. Yes, that idea of how what we do today will affect people down the road – that’s such an important message. It can be all too easy to just focus on the now, and on us. Our actions, though, have a lasting effect. What we do, each of us, DOES make a difference. Thanks so much for hightlighting that thought, it is so important…

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Lisis January 3, 2010 at 7:35 am

Beautiful, once again, Lance! I’ve never seen this before and I’m so glad you brought it to my attention. I know I definitely get sillier (aka: wiser) as I get older!

Happy Sunday, my friend! 🙂
.-= Lisis´s Last Fabulous Post ..Inspiration from the Tao Te Ching: Harmony =-.

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Jeanne January 3, 2010 at 7:50 am

Thanks Lance
Happy New Year
Blessings galore.
Jeanne
.-= Jeanne´s Last Fabulous Post ..Here’s to a brand new year of sparkling clean days =-.

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Zeenat{Positive Provocations} January 3, 2010 at 7:52 am

Hi Lance,
Really Loved this video. Hadnt seen it before…and its on my all time favorite subject-wisdom. Thank you so much for sharing the wise words in this video. Sunday Greeting to you and your family 🙂
Much love,
Z~
.-= Zeenat{Positive Provocations}´s Last Fabulous Post ..Miracle Of Books{Inspiration from Edward Morgan} =-.

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Jannie Funster January 3, 2010 at 9:22 am

“You can’t get from wonderful without passing through alright..” Do I sense another little flaw here this week? The man who said that obviously does not know Lance — Lance who has gone from wonderful to wonderful, skipping right over the mere “alright” stage.

LOVE the part about creating and working and continuing to make things and not getting old. Speaking of which, after I post this, I’m off to chop down a small pine from the sustainable mini-forest I planted a few years ago. Gonna de-branch and de-bark it today, then split it into boards with my axe, plane them, sand them. Then take my scroll saw and fashion a life-size figure of a guy who looks a lot like Lance. Paint a nice smile on him and put him on my lawn to brighten every passerby’s day!!

Wait — how tall are you? Need to get the details just right.

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suzen January 3, 2010 at 10:12 am

Hi Lance!
How absolutely DIVINE! This video is brilliant – filled with many aha’s and lots of awe! I’d be tempted to comment on each one of them but I would take all day! I noticed a thread of thought in the first half – create/creating. I believe the need to self-express in some way, creating things, is deep in all of us. Some have honored the urge, some don’t believe they have it, and some are afraid.

Then the energy shifted a bit with Judy Densch and her getting sillier as she gets older. How well I resonate with THAT one! To me, one of the blessings of old age is you allow yourself to be! You realize life is not such a serious thing, taking risks is a fun adventure and speak out, laugh and live while you still can! It’s positively liberating! Every single day is filled with opportunity to be grateful for and do something with!

Of course the thread toward the end was love – and we all know that is the key to everything in life.

Lovely, lovely way to start my day with this video! You have a knack for schmearing more love and joy around than I think you will ever realize!
Hugs,
suzen
.-= suzen´s Last Fabulous Post ..Step it Up, Suck it Up – GET UP =-.

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Audra Krell January 3, 2010 at 10:55 am

I love it! Wisdom is about “being decent.” If we would all remember that, we could change the world!
.-= Audra Krell´s Last Fabulous Post ..Christmas Letters =-.

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Nadia - Happy Lotus January 3, 2010 at 11:52 am

Hi Lance,

Happy New Year! Thank you so much for posting this video. I loved it. All the segments were really powerful. The ones that stick out the most for me are the comments made by Redford, Tutu and Judi Dench. I think wisdom is something that never ends because every day is an opportunity to learn something about life, others and ourselves. The learning never ends and that is something that is so beautiful.
.-= Nadia – Happy Lotus´s Last Fabulous Post ..Decisions, Decisions, Decisions =-.

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Jannie Funster January 3, 2010 at 12:47 pm

One thing I would add to this — the wisdom of children. Sometimes we forget just how wise they are. I know my daughter is often wiser than I!

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avtcoach January 3, 2010 at 1:13 pm

I loved it! So many different answers yet saying much the same. I think Wisdom in part is knowing when to speak and when to be silent, when to act and when to remain still, and to treat others as we want to be treated. Not all that easy…..Happy New Year, I will be by more often in 2010.
.-= avtcoach´s Last Fabulous Post ..I’m Looking Around =-.

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diantha January 3, 2010 at 2:20 pm

My husband got two of these books for Christmas! We are wondering if the silent message is that he needs more wisdom! (Grins) Or does he embody it! I choose to think the latter. he is an amazing man! Happy New Year!

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Patricia January 3, 2010 at 2:39 pm

Thank you for sharing this video and writing about this idea – wisdom. One step at a time…for every endeavor, much better if one laughs along the way!

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Laura Hegfield January 3, 2010 at 2:45 pm

Powerful, beautiful, packed with wisdom that made my heart hum “mmmmmm”…thanks so much for posting this….I love how you are easing us into the new year with multimedia truth bombs Lance!
.-= Laura Hegfield´s Last Fabulous Post ..Transformed Over Night =-.

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Lance January 3, 2010 at 3:37 pm

@Henri – Great to see you here today Henri! Wisdom from so many great minds shared in this piece…really great stuff!

@Lisis – Hey, I’m right there with you Lisis…getting sillier and having that qualify as wiser is a pretty great deal! Let’s keep doing that!

@Jeanne – Thanks much Jeanne! Happy New Year to you, too!

@Zeenat – Hi Zeenat. And there is so much wisdom shared in this video – from so many wonderful people. I didn’t know this was a favorite subject of yours, although I am not surprised. You shine wisdom out into the world! Happy Sunday to you and your family…

@Jannie – Well…maybe had you known me in my *ahem* younger years, you might see me in a different light (perhaps a flourescent…). Jannie, your words are touching (thank YOU!). And I do think it’s you seeing the good in all (you have a real knack for that!). So, your day today Jannie…a mini-forest! I wonder, if I were a mini-me, could I meander through it someday? And…just so you know, you have once again (that’s the second time in this one comment alone!) painted a smile on my real face! And I see it’s not washable paint – so…I now have this permanent double-grin. How cool is that!! Me? I’m a bit over six feet, although right now you are making me feel much taller (and smilier!)!!

@Suzen – Hi Suzen. This idea of creating…I see that as each of our’s ability to express our creativity. Not always easy, as it can be putting ourselves “out there”. That is where we can more deeply connect with ourselves though. And the thoughts on getting sillier – I’m all for it too! So, keep being silly, Suzen! You are wise, that I know. And love…when we surround it all by love, wow, what a beautiful place to be in. It’s great having you here Suzen, much love and hugs to you…

@Audra – Being decent. Sounds so simple. And yet…why doesn’t it happen more? Maybe it takes us all embracing this concept, and sharing it with those who don’t quite “get it”. Maybe it’s just taking the time to be decent, to everyone…and who knows how that could rub off in some positive way that we’ll never fully know. Audra, you are changing the world, and you shine decency and love and kindness out into the world! Namaste, my friend…

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Lance January 3, 2010 at 4:09 pm

@Nadia – Happy New Year Nadia! There are so many great snippets in this video, and I too think that wisdom never ends…there is always something we can learn. And I think so, even when we can be stubborn…that it’s there, wisdom, maybe just a little harder to get through at times. And the more we are open to what can be, the more that the wisdom of the world can permeate our souls. Much like silliness!

@Jannie – Hi again! This is a GREAT day, having you here twice! And sharing something so, so true. Children often get wisdom, and don’t even care. It’s just the way they are, and it doesn’t matter what others think (how awesome is that, anyway!). And your daughter, Jannie…she is just learning from her mother (you shine!)…

@avtcoach – And your words are filled with much wisdom, too. Thanks so much for sharing your thoughts, which go right along with the message in the video. Happy New Year to you, too, and know that yo are always welcome here…whenever that works for you…

@Diantha – The latter sounds like your husband (and you!). Here’s to an amazing year ahead!

@Patricia – Laughing…is very wise! And just really, being ourselves, not held back by the preconceived notions of what others might think of us. When we can fully be ourselves, what a beautiful place to be!

@Laura – There are so many wise words shared in this video, and ones that touched me in a wonderful way. The words, especially, of Andrew Wyeth, are ones that I continue to hold onto very much. Love. What a great place to be coming from. Laura, I look forward to the new year and all that can be…

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Robin Easton January 3, 2010 at 4:53 pm

Dearest Lance,

I love this every time I watch it. I resonate deeply with many of them but my favorites are:
“Wisdom is the answer.”
“Wisdom is about risk taking,…”
“It’s not about brains. It’s not about the accumulation of knowledge. It’s about being decent.”
“Who I am and what I need; these are things I have to find out for myself.”
So many life-giving insights here.

Lance, I just want to thank you again for being part of my journey. I am blessed beyond measure. Know that your presence ALWAYS leaves me feeling more whole in so many many ways. I wish you all the goodness that you ARE. I encourage you to keep living Life full-on in every way you can. As I’ve said before, you have a great destiny. You ARE a great destiny.

Much love to you dear sweet Lance and all my blessings to your family.
Love, Robin
.-= Robin Easton´s Last Fabulous Post ..When You Know You’re Alive =-.

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Mark Salinas January 3, 2010 at 4:56 pm

Thanks Lance! Great start to the year!

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Karl - Work Happy Now January 3, 2010 at 5:16 pm

So many great ideas in that trailer. I look forward to watching the whole thing. My favorite and I forget who said it was the concept of being average before you are great. I like that concept because it helps because I have a lot of goals that I’m working toward. I know that if I keep working hard on them I will accomplish many of them.
.-= Karl – Work Happy Now´s Last Fabulous Post ..Hard, Fun and Beautiful – Backyard Sledding Edition =-.

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Sami January 3, 2010 at 6:08 pm

Happy New Year Lance! A great video to start the year. Very inspirational and so many powerful messages. Thanks for sharing it.
.-= Sami´s Last Fabulous Post ..Twas a Couple of Nights Before Christmas =-.

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Angelia Sims January 3, 2010 at 6:32 pm

Happy New Year Lance! What great insights.

“Open your heart to what the world has to show you – sometimes it’s terrifying and sometimes it’s incredibly beautiful- and I’ll take both. Thanks”

I always live knowing the good and the bad are what make a person who they are. This was great. I enjoyed all of the sentiments.
.-= Angelia Sims´s Last Fabulous Post ..Sunday’s Healthy Reflection: A Lifetime of Moments =-.

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Squawkfox January 3, 2010 at 7:03 pm

Happy New Year Lance! 🙂

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Lance January 3, 2010 at 7:45 pm

@Robin – I am not surprised that this video is something that resonates very deeply with you. In it, I can just sense “you”. All of the insights that are shared are touching their own right, and what you have highlighted are some wonderful examples of what wisdom really is. I really like the last one you mentioned, about having to find out for ourselves. There is so much truth in that, and in this idea that we have to travel this journey ourselves, that it’s not someone else’s experience that most deeply moves us…it is what we gain from our own discovery as we travel down the paths life takes us on. Robin, know that I see this is you, in the life journey you have been on, and where it has led you – to the wisdom you so graciously share. And know also that I am deeply touched by our wonderful and beautiful words. Robin, you are such a shining light in my life, and this again today is so beautifully amazing! I AM blessed, more than I can fully express, as to your presence here and in my life. Robin, thank you, from the depths of my soul, for your beautiful being. With love and understanding…Lance

@Mark Salinas – Hi Mark! Thanks much, and looking forward to the new year ahead!

@Karl – This is such a great message, of love and hope for all of us. And to the idea that we get to great by going through average – that is also a great message of what can be, if we really believe and continue down that path we are on…great things await! And they do, Karl! Greatness is out there…for all of us!

@Sami – Hey Sami, it’s great to see you again! And Happy New Year to you!! Woohoo!! This video really seemed like a great way to kick off the year, and focus on all that is good and right. And…seeing your smiling face again…that IS definitely good and right!

@Angelia – I love that line you have highlighted. It really says to me that there will be some great moments, and there may be some “not so great” moments, and there may be moments when it’s a bit scary to go forth – and all of it has a purpose, and there’s something in those moments that is beautiful. And that IS good. I find those words comforting and reasssuring. Angelia, thanks so much for highlighting that line – I really think it is so, so good. And know that having you here is just that too – filled with much goodness….

@Squawkfox – Hey Kerry! Happy New Year to you, too!!!

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Suzie Cheel January 3, 2010 at 7:49 pm

I love this, and may borrow this one for my week of word that I love an am grateful for

wishing you love and abundance in 2010

Suzie
.-= Suzie Cheel´s Last Fabulous Post ..Freedom is……. =-.

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Tim January 3, 2010 at 8:46 pm

Hi Lance:

Wow, great video with an impressive cast of people sharing their wisdom. There’s a lot of great nuggets in this video and I especially enjoyed what Judi Dench, Jane Goodall and Chuck Close had to say. All in all a great video to wake up to on a Sunday morning. Thanks for starting the week off in a positive way!!
.-= Tim´s Last Fabulous Post ..Weekend Video Diversion: John O’Donohue =-.

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Tess The Bold Life January 3, 2010 at 9:10 pm

Lance,
This is my second time her and the video won’t work for me. Sigh.
.-= Tess The Bold Life´s Last Fabulous Post ..60 Ways To Become The Person You Love =-.

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Tess The Bold Life January 3, 2010 at 9:19 pm

OK Lance third try did it. Several of these people I didn’t recognize and would like to go back and discover who they are. I need all the wisdom I can get these days;)

I liked Judi and what she said about being older and silly. That fit’s me. I also like “all conflict is about difference. The answer is to respect it! How easy can it get. and then…we crave dignity. This especially fits with my mom as she has lost all control over her physical body. I’m glad I tried again!
.-= Tess The Bold Life´s Last Fabulous Post ..60 Ways To Become The Person You Love =-.

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Laurie January 3, 2010 at 10:05 pm

Life is like a wave tossed in the ocean, here today and gone tomorrow. But while my wave is here I am working on enjoying the ride, loving hard, living with gusto, and being grateful for the opportunity. In doing this, it is my hope that I can bring some happiness and quality of life to others. Wisdom will help me with all of this.

This was a great “ponderer” for us today Lance. I, like others here, believe that love is the greatest gift God gave us to experience. I wish you more love than you can absorb this year. Love for and from you family, your friends, and God. Happy New Year Lance! ~God Bless~

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Wilma Ham January 3, 2010 at 10:06 pm

Hi Lance
Oh how we crave wisdom and I love how some point the finger back to us and say; find your own.
I do resonate with those who say that we can only find wisdom from our own experiences and when we look at what happens with non judgmental eyes as children do, joyfully engaged.
How else can all those people come up with such a variety of answers?
Thanks Lance, I will continue to take responsibility to keep discovering my own wisdom infinitely.
I sincerely desire for you to keep discovering your wisdom too and I enjoyed reading your and Lisis post about blogging.
Love Wilma
.-= Wilma Ham´s Last Fabulous Post ..Only acceptance has you do things differently. =-.

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J.D. Meier January 4, 2010 at 1:59 am

Good stuff.

What I like is that everybody’s had their own paths and experiences, and they all found a way to make meaning and tell their own stories.

It’s a reminder that we’re our most important meaning makers and story tellers.
.-= J.D. Meier´s Last Fabulous Post ..Best of Sources of Insight 2009 =-.

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Lance January 4, 2010 at 5:18 am

@Suzie – Hi Suzie! Borrow away! This is great, isn’t it, so many great thoughts by some amazing people. And to you to, my friend, may this new year be will with much abundance and beauty in your life.

@Tim – Hi Tim. So many great thoughts in this video – and the three you have highlighted are all so excellent. I personally really love the message Judi Dench shares about being silly. What a great way to live life! Thanks much, Tim, for your thoughts today.

@Tess – Great news! You were able to get the video to work!! And so many great thoughts in here, aren’t there! The “silly” thoughts from Judi Dench are something that really resonated with me too. And Tess, what you have shared about your mother is touching. No matter what cards life deals us, we are all still human beings, and have an innate desire for dignity. Thanks so much for sharing your wisdom here, and reminding me of what really matters…

@Laurie – What a great way to look at this, Laurie – like a wave in the ocean. We have OUR wave, each of us – and when that is a wave that is built upon love – we touch upon something that is so deeply important for all of us (just as Andrew Wyeth discusses). Laurie, thank you for your wonderful thoughts, and know that these are my wishes for you, too – that your life is encompassed in love. Happy New Year!

@Wilma – Hi Wilma. Wisdom isn’t something we just “have”. Wisdom really comes from our experiences in life, and what we take from those experiences. And it really does show that there is no one “right” answer. Wilma, you shine much wisdom into my life, by your caring and sharing heart. Thanks so much for so graciously being “you”…

@J.D. Meier – And that’s it, there is no one “right” path on this path of self-discovery. We have that within us, the wisdom we have gained from our life experiences, and that too is very good stuff!

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Jennifer Lynn January 5, 2010 at 8:56 am

This was incredible Lance; I will share it!
.-= Jennifer Lynn´s Last Fabulous Post ..How Often Do You Go?….as in crap. Unfollow? =-.

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Lance January 5, 2010 at 9:51 am

Jennifer,
These words shared here really are deeply good. Thanks much for being here!

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Earl January 5, 2010 at 4:37 pm

Thank you for sharing this video. I especially agree with Desmond Tutu that our lives should focus more on giving without expecting something in return. Of course, this often proves difficult to do and we end up looking for other ways to gain happiness. But if we sincerely focus on giving, the impact is always positive for everyone involved.
.-= Earl´s Last Fabulous Post ..A Decade of Wandering Ends, Another One Begins (Part 2) =-.

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Lance January 5, 2010 at 8:09 pm

Earl,
Desmond Tutu really touches upon such an important point, this idea of giving without expectation. Getting to this spot in our lives, wow, what a great place to be! And what I also really believe is that what we give DOES come back to us in so many greater ways. Maybe not instantly , and maybe not in the form we might expect…but it does…and that is such a part of what makes doing this so great. Thanks much for the visit today!

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