Who’s Packing Your Parachute? – April 12.2011

  WHO IS PACKING YOUR PARACHUTE? Charlie Plumb is  a public speaker and retired naval officer. After Plumb graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy, he flew jets in Vietnam. He was shot down by a surface-to-air missile after 75 combat missions. He ejected and parachuted into the jungle. The Vietcong captured him and held him…

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Success or Failure – April 11.2011

A troubled man made an appointment with a rabbi. He was a wise and gentle rabbi. “Rabbi,” said the man, wringing his hands, “i’m a failure. More than half the time I do not succeed in doing what I know I must.” “Oh,” murmured the rabbi. “Please say something wise, rabbi,” pleaded the man. After…

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Don’t Give Up – April 8.2011

DON’T GIVE UP! Dante Gabriel Rossetti, the famous 19th-century poet and artist, was once approached by an elderly man. The old fellow had some sketches and drawings that he wanted Rossetti to look at and tell him if they were any good, or if they at least showed potential talent. Rossetti looked them over carefully…

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Live Today! – April 7.2011

Author and poet Henry David Thoreau once said, “The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them.” Experience every day as if it’s your first; live every day as if it’s your last. Every day you wake, make an effort to see, taste, feel,smell,…

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Advice From Maya Angelou – April 4.2011

When Maya Angelou was interviewed by Oprah on her show for Dr. Angelou’s 74th birthday, Oprah asked her what she thought of growing older. Dr. Angelou shared this advice: “I’ve learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow. I’ve learned that…

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Broadcasting In Abu Dhabi and Dubai – April 1.2011

Thanks to the amazing technology available in this incredible world, this morning from  7-7:30 a.m., Brett and I were actually able to simulcast-broadcast on 92.4 Star FM in Abu Dhabi and Dubai! Using an interpreter we were able to be on the air across the world this morning !  I’ll admit it was a little…

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There once was an Oyster – April 1.2011

There once was an oyster whose story I tell,Who found that some sand had got into his shell.It was only a grain, but it gave him great pain.For oysters have feelings although they’re so plain. Now, did he berate the harsh workings of fateThat had brought him to such a deplorable state?Did he rant at…

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