Monthly Archives: January 2013

Right Now

“Begin anywhere Walking on the earth is a miracle! Each step reveals the wondrous.” Dharmakaya Touching the moment: it sounds so simple, and yet it can be so challenging! Often we come to the page burdened by what’s already past … Continue reading

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Critic Quake

“French critics hated the novel 150 years ago, but Parisians bought it in wheelbarrow loads.” Cameron Mackintosh, speaking of Les Mise’rables Who could have guessed? The film version of the musical fashioned from Victor Hugo’s 1862 novel has provoked an … Continue reading

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Next Level

“Writing has always been therapeutic for me. That’s how I started doing this. It was poetry — a journal — to relieve some stress.” “Jersey” Joe Budden Joe is a hip-hop performer. An article about his upcoming album, “No Love … Continue reading

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Another Life

“A book must be the ax for the frozen sea within us.” Franz Kafka Just recently, I had the good fortune to discover a movingly written blog called “Melissa’s Write of Passage” on WordPress. It’s a place of heartbreak and … Continue reading

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Beautiful Girl

“Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. ‘Pooh!’ he whispered. ‘Yes, Piglet?’ ‘Nothing,’ said Piglet, taking Pooh’s paw. ‘I just wanted to be sure of you.’” The birthday card with this little story sits in a spot where I see … Continue reading

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Bold Advice

“This is your life. Do what you love, and do it often. If you don’t like something, change it. If you don’t like your job, quit.” Bonnie Jerbasi, Big Bold Business Advice It’s always fun to attend book signings and … Continue reading

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More Nos

My good friend and mentor Rob Gilbert has a new theme for his 2013 Success Hotline (973.743.4690): It’s “NO.” As Rob puts it, he wants his callers to “Give more nos and get more nos” this year. Giving more nos … Continue reading

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