07/18/16 – When Will It Stop

CURRENT EVENTS

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People left flowers, candles and other tributes in Nice, France, on Saturday in memory of those killed in Thursday’s terror attack in the coastal city.

I thought last week called for an inspirational quote, which would serve all of us well, not just for today, but for every day.

Wk 30 Don't be an ass

PHYSICAL TRAITS 

Honor Thy Temple

Portion control is important in maintaining an appropriate weight, please don’t let what happened to David, happen to you.

David after 3 years in USA

CHARACTER TRAITS

The Foundation for Being Extraordinary

Wk 30 Who wants to change

SOCIAL TRAITS

Getting Along with Others

Wk 30 Eye sight

LEARNING TRAITS

Growth Keeps You Extraordinary

In Chapter 41 of my book, I talk about the importance of analyzing your day in a journal and looking back a year later at what you wrote.  Very few do this, but if you wish to be extraordinary, you will adopt the practice.

“Those who cannot remember the past

are condemned to repeat it.”

George Santayana

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MISCELLANEOUS 

The Odds & Ends of Being Extraordinary

Wk 40 Key to success

SELF-HELP BOOKS

Code of the Samurai

Translated by Thomas Cleary

This easy to read book provides some excellent rules to live by, which are still relevant today.  I’ve read and reviewed it many times of the years and it never fails to inspire me.

Code of the Samurai

MOVIE OF THE WEEK

 Outlander

I’ve watched two seasons of this Starz TV series and most of it has been good to very good, now that they have left their sadism behind.  For a while, I could not stand to watch some of it and had to fast forwarded through the sadistic crap, but the show got back on track was excellent.

Outlander

Outlander is a British-American television drama series based on the historical time travel Outlander series of novels by Diana Gabaldon.

The show premiered on August 9, 2014. It stars Caitriona Balfe as Claire Randall, a married World War II nurse in 1945 who finds herself transported back to Scotland in 1743, where she encounters the dashing Highland warrior Jamie Fraser (Sam Heughan) and becomes embroiled in the Jacobite risings.

The second season, consisting of 13 episodes and based on Dragonfly in Amber, premiered on April 9, 2016.

On June 1, 2016, Starz renewed the series for a third and fourth season, which will adapt the third and fourth Outlander novels, Voyager and Drums of Autumn.

LAST WEEK’S POLL – Racist Comments

Wk 29 All

If someone makes a racist comment in front of you:

69% – Said they would tell the person that the comment was inappropriate

31% – Said they would say nothing

THIS WEEK POLL – Questioning

Holmes Mouse Pad

Please check all that apply

MUSIC OF THE WEEK

“Peace Train”

by Cat Stevens

ART OF THE WEEK

All this craziness is taking a toll on the World’s Guardian Angel

Guardian Angel     Older Gardian Angel

EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE

Martin Luther King, Jr.

 Wk 30 Extraordinary

THIS WEEK’S JOKE

Wouldn’t it be wonderful, if we could all transcend our egos.

Wk 40 Trump

BLOG

Thanks to Sue & Samantha, for commenting on last week’s post. I urge you to let me know what you are thinking via a blog comment.

My thanks to my 73 followers and the 66 people who liked my Harmony Books & Films Facebook page.

If you think this blog has any merit, please pass it on to your friends.  Hopefully, more of you will continue to share this blog with others. My thanks to Carol, Susan, Joanne, Lisa & Liz for sharing my post last week on Facebook.

MY BOOK

There are around 150 copies of my book floating around.  If you have read my book, please consider posting an evaluation of it on Amazon.  Thank you.

My book is available on-line from Amazon, Barnes & Noble or Books-A-Million.  For those of you into reading books on a Kindle, the Kindle version of my book is $4.95.

My Final Cover

http://www.amazon.com/Tired-Being-Ordinary-Are-You/dp/0990388697

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3 thoughts on “07/18/16 – When Will It Stop

  1. Growth Keeps You Extraordinary

    In Chapter 41 of my book, I talk about the importance of analyzing your day in a journal and looking back a year later at what you wrote. Very few do this, but if you wish to be extraordinary, you will adopt the practice.

    “Those who cannot remember the past

    are condemned to repeat it.”

    George Santayana

    Really amazing! I am sure it would help to do this.

    Like

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