Today’s Featured Blog…A Cooking Pot and Twisted Tales!

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Mama said to me, baby,
if you try to move forward
and it fails to work

Why not use the reverse
to get yourself
out of that spot?

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Danny’s World: This Weekend Should Be Fun

Danny's iphone 1805This weekend should be fun because I think I am going to play some golf.  The temps in Charlotte have been comfortable so I shouldn’t have issues with fatigue.  Also, fall brings with it less humidity and for that I am grateful.  I’ll try to remember to take pics for the blog.

On another note my fantasy football team lost last week by the slimmest margin I have ever seen: 139.18 to 139.19!!  One, one-hundredth of a point.  I’ve never seen a margin that low.  I would rather lose by 40 than by .01.

I have an old friend coming into town on Sunday and we are going to find a place to watch some football.  It has been quite a few years since I went out to watch a game so it should be fun to catch up.

Got any big plans this weekend?  I’d love to hear about them!

Today’s Featured Blog…Irene Design 2011!!

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Dear Reader

I’m home again after being at the hospital since the 8. of June. I came home late Monday and now I try to find a new rhythm in my new life

As many of you know, my daughter was so kind to update you about, what was going on with my health, for what I’m very grateful and huge thanks to my dear friend Amy for her kind help with posts, while I was away

I don’t have much energy or abundance yet, but I wish to let all of you know, that I feel very grateful for all your love, prayers and kind wishes for both my family and me

For describing my health simply, when I went into the hospital; I got an serious infection in my lungs and my other organs were close to shot down too. The doctors told me, that if I was…

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Today is Good

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That amazing future and glorious tomorrow. Always enticing us to move time forward so that we may rush what is now for a moment much more beautiful than this. A tomorrow much more gorgeous and radiant than the present. The present. What of this? What of now? What of our quest for some rare and perfect tomorrow when today is already a precious gift? Today is normal but it is here and living and present. We know not what the future holds. In fact, we know nothing but now. This moment. This treasure of breath in mouth. Today is good.

Good evening 💕

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Here Are 10 Things I Stopped Doing That Made Me Happier

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Danny's iphone 022A few years back I made some drastic changes.  In 2013 I decided enough-was-enough and I went through a revolution of my mind and habits.  Here are a few of the things that I stopped doing which made me a happier person:

  1. I stopped blaming others for my underachieving.
  2. I stopped complaining
  3. I stopped comparing myself to others
  4. I stopped trying to be right all the time
  5. I stopped talking to myself like I was a villain
  6. I stopped allowing myself to make excuses
  7. I stopped watching television
  8. I stopped allowing my mind to be limited
  9. I stopped wishing for change
  10. I stopped waiting on life to happen for me

The Seed

Pearls Before Swine

It’s not always easy to endure, but may today be different. May the seeds of goodness root themselves in your souls. For without seeds the earth is barren land. Do not worry then if things do not start out as tree stumps, for even it started first as a seed. From there the seed grows roots and they lock and load themselves into position, like protest hands before the face of Civil Disobedience, we shall not be moved. Roots are the key, for once the roots have super glued themselves in good soil a seed gives birth and a tiny plant eventually breaks through. When this happens, we say that a seed has sprouted. And so, today, may your seed sprout. May it become one with the soil in which you’ve planted it, and may it root itself. Understand that it must first start off as a seed. Tiny. Unnoticeable…

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Danny’s World: Perfect Ending to a Great Day!

I finished up with a late-afternoon appointment with Seven Jars Distillery. (click to check out their website).  I’m going to be helping them with their marketing and the owner gave me a great bottle of wine.  It is peach-apricot Chardonnay and it is delicious.  The perfect ending to a great day!

Six Simple Steps To Help Find Your Passion

“Passion will move men beyond themselves, beyond their shortcomings, beyond their failures”. – Joseph Cambell To have a passion, is to live life to the fullest. With the energy and the zeal to fully enjoy each day. To wake up and do what you love and what motivates you. But sometimes we can feel like…

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Danny’s World: Sometimes It’s Not About Finding the Right Path, But About Finding the Right Person

Danny's iphone 009Sometimes success isn’t found when you find the right path, but in finding the right person.  For me this was definitely the case.  I spent many years throwing ideas against the proverbial wall only to experience failure after failure.  I lacked focus and ambition.  I was a wisher, not a doer.  I saw things I wanted, but was not able to construct the path to get to the goal.

 

All of that changed when I met my wife Evelina.  In her I found my focus and successes would soon follow.  I cannot explain why this happened except that she believed in me more than I believed in myself and she did not allow me to make excuses.

All those years I was looking for the right thing to do, when all along I needed the right person.

Danny’s World: Networking Lunch at Duckworth’s Grill!

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A few months ago I formed a networking group with an old friend and golf pro friend of mine, Scott.  Today we are meeting for lunch at this nice little spot, Duckworth’s Grill, in south Charlotte.  Networking is crucial in business as it is often “not who you are, but who you know”.   Now it’s time to find a healthy food option!