friendship

The Prophet – On Friendship

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And a youth said, Speak to us of Friendship. And he answered, saying: Your friend is your needs answered. He is your field which you sow with love and reap with thanksgiving. And he is your board and your fireside. For you come to him with your hunger, and you seek him for peace. When your friend speaks his mind you fear not the ‘nay’ in your own mind, nor do you withhold the ‘aye’. And when he is ...[Read More]

The Art of Friendship

The Art of Friendship

The Art Of Friendship by Wilford A. Peterson The first step in the art of friendship is to be a friend, then making friends takes care of itself. To be a friend a man should believe in the inherent goodness of other men and in their potential greatness. To be a friend a man should strive to lift people up, not cast them down; to encourage, not discourage; to set an example that will be an inspirat ...[Read More]

The power of friendship

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I have said it once before, and I will say it again.  I hate cancer. This brave group of ladies banded together to support a friend in a time of need, and the result is beautiful.

Erik Weihenmayer – A great interview

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We first heard of Erik Weihenmayer in 2010 and have really tried to follow all of the great things that he has done ever since.  Erik is an amazing story in itself, but the selfless acts of his friends for us is what really make his story special.  They way that they serve him is so remarkable.  As Erik was very close to the summit of Everest, and members of his team were exhausted and wanting to ...[Read More]

The Friendship Machine

The Friendship Machine

Coke has done it again, a great idea and a catchy jingle.  Nothing like finding creative ways to encourage people to work together.  Take a peek. Thanks to Kim W. for this contribution.

No Hair, No School – Charter school get’s it wrong

No Hair, No School – Charter school get’s it wrong

Schools have rules, and for good reason.  School boards make policies trying to do what they feel is best for their district.  Common sense often gets left out of policy and in one Colorado town, what seemed like common sense for a young friend turned into a rule and policy violation at the public charter school that the girl attended. Delaney Clements is an 11 year old girl, with a beautiful smil ...[Read More]

John Wooden’s Pyramid of Success

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Coach John Wooden is a ledgend of the hardwood.  His time at UCLA is rivaled by very few.  UCLA has a very good write up on Coach Wooden’s Pyramid of Success.  If you are looking for a great book to read, I would strongly suggest They Call Me Coach.  You can purchase the book below.