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Protecting the Good

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Protecting the Good

by Lauri Gwilt
August 26, 2012

A work assignment that brings me to Nebraska for two weeks out of every four has given this Canadian a wonderful opportunity to become immersed not only in the passion and pride of American culture, but in the generous nature of the Heartland.  ... Read more

Aging as Growth

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Aging as Growth

by Eric Alan
August 19, 2012

As another birthday arrives in my world, I recall a hike I took in spring, with the trilliums fading from white to purple, wearing the color with the grace of an aging lady. “When I am old I shall wear purple…” Jenny Joseph’s famed... Read more

Gross National Happiness: Tiny Bhutan Has A Vision For All

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Gross National Happiness: Tiny Bhutan Has A Vision For All

by Lynette Sheppard
August 12, 2012

The Olympics never fail to make me cry. All right, most of the time, I’m a blubbering mess in front of the television. Watching young athletes push themselves to be their best gets me, but even more when they shore up their fellow and sister athletes?... Read more

Make Your Own Sunshine

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Make Your Own Sunshine

by Dewitt Jones
August 5, 2012

My friend Dan Burrus lectures to corporations about what he calls “Future View” the idea that the vision we have for today goes a long way in determining what our world will look like. I agree, but knowing the truth of a statement and actually l... Read more

What's Here to Celebrate?

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What's Here to Celebrate?

by Lauri Gwilt
July 29, 2012

“Come on Dewitt, what’s here to celebrate?” This one little question that Dewitt asks in the film, Celebrate What’s Right with the World, has had such a huge impact on my life. The pr... Read more