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Codifying Altruism into Your Relationships

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Speech Last week I gave Speech #10 from the Toastmasters Competent Communicator (CC) manual.  The objectives of Speech #10 are lofty: To inspire the audience by appealing to noble motives and challenging the audience to achieve a higher level of beliefs or achievement Appeal to the audience’s needs and emotions, using stories, anecdotes and quotes…

Thanks…

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Thanks…

I am grateful for what I am and have.  My thanksgiving is perpetual…  O how I laugh when I think of my vague indefinite riches.  No run on my bank can drain it  for my wealth is not possession but enjoyment. – Henry David Thoreau I’m grateful for a lot of things and I’m often reminded of…

My Dad

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My Dad

My Dad passed away last Sunday October 28th, 2012.  He was 74.  We had his viewing this morning at the Donahue Funeral Home in Upper Darby and his funeral at St. Alice’s.  What follows is the eulogy I gave after my sister told some heartfelt Dad stories.     There’s a Bruce Springsteen song that…

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