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Worldly Wisdom

“You have to believe. Otherwise, it will never happen.” Neil Gaiman A gathering of more wise words from peak performers in a range of fields: “Every day is another opportunity to start again and to be better.” Misty Copeland, Principal … Continue reading

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Freedom, Flowers

“With freedom, books, flowers, and the moon, who could not be happy?” Oscar Wilde Oscar is among my favorite writers. There’s something about his incredible range that inspires me: He wrote witty plays, glorious fairytales, a wildly original novel, and … Continue reading

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Mastery Motivates

“Mastery is the mysterious process during which what is at first difficult becomes progressively easier and more pleasurable through practice.” I found these words on the back of an envelope where I’d jotted them down. They may be from the … Continue reading

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Self-care Counts

“We are never satisfied. How difficult it is to write something decent.” Paul Auster “Be kind to yourself. Writing is hard work.” Juno Diaz How true! I thought to myself when I heard Paul Auster discuss his new book on … Continue reading

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Edison Endeavors

Thomas Edison is widely considered the world’s greatest inventor. He brought enormous energy and discipline to all his ventures. When he spoke about his success, he said, “The most important factors of inventions can be described in a few words: … Continue reading

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Something Wonderful

Mountain Air Tell me of Progress if you will But give me sunshine on a hill– The grey rocks aspiring to the blue, The scent of larches, pinks and dew, And summer sighing In the trees, And snowy breath on … Continue reading

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Wise Words

A gathering of wisdom to spark our enjoyment and creativity! These words of wisdom come to us from Sarajane Giere, a cherished KWD reader and the award-winning author of “My Pilot,” a memoir: “Aim at heaven and you get the … Continue reading

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Stunning Success

Dr. Jonas Salk discovered the first life-saving vaccine against polio in 1954. When asked about the scientific effort behind his enormous accomplishment, Salk offered this reflection: “Ideas came to me as they do to all of us. The difference is … Continue reading

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Imagining Worlds

“Many fiction writers used to ‘make things up’ n their heads when they were children, either for their own amusement or to entertain other children. Storytelling is an ancient art, possibly ingrained in a species equipped with an over-developed cerebral … Continue reading

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Marvelous Mahoney

Three Fingers” Mahoney was a pitcher with the Chicago Cubs. Injured in an accident when he was a little boy, he lost two of the fingers on one of his hands. To compensate, he had to figure out how to … Continue reading

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