Tag Archives: Character

Motivational Factors

When was the last time someone told you they were proud of you? – Daily Prompt I’m not sure the exact time I was last told someone was proud of me. I am sure it was my wife. But as … Continue reading

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Everyone Plays, Everyone Wins

Part of coaching youth sports at the YMCA is that every child gets a medal at the end of the season. Every player gets to be the Player of the Game once. It’s not based on standings, wins and losses, … Continue reading

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Taking On The Personality Of Those Around You

Who are the five people you spend the most time with? Do you think it is true you become more like them? Do they become more like you? Who are the five people your children spend most their time with? … Continue reading

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My Favorite Thing About Me

Most of us are excellent at being self-deprecating, and are not so good at the opposite. Tell us your favorite thing about yourself – Daily Prompt My favorite thing about myself is my patience and laid back personality. True, it … Continue reading

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What Difference Have I Made?

My favorite Christmas movie is It’s A Wonderful Life. The ending of the movie is something that I always wish I could experience myself. Not necessarily the hardship and struggles George Bailey is going through, but the experience where he … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Hero Worship

Head to your favorite online news source. Pick an article with a headline that grabs you. Now, write a short story based on the article. – Daily Prompt I like when the Daily Prompts coincide with something I was already bantering … Continue reading

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I Am

I read a blog posting over on You Know It Happens at Your House Too about writing something titled I Am. The point behind this was to have something that you can always look back on to remind you of … Continue reading

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No Hall of Famers This Year

The Baseball Writers of America vote each year on any new players who should be elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame. A player has to receive 75% of the writers voting for them in order to be elected into … Continue reading

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Love – Do You Meet the Criteria?

I recently posted this image on Facebook. One because I liked it and thought it was pretty. Secondly because I think it’s true. Someone responded and said there was an excerise where you replace Love with I or your name. … Continue reading

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Positively Impacting Lives

Tell us about a teacher who had a real impact on your life, either for the better or the worse. How is your life different today because of him or her? – Daily Prompt I recently found myself being thankful … Continue reading

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