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I read my friend, Sarah Bessey’s beautiful words’s the other day and wept.  Ten minutes later I’d written the following response. //// “I’m the one who gets on your nerves, the one you wish would go away, I know. Maybe I embarrass you. Maybe I worry you. Maybe I anger you. Maybe it’s a bit […]

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10 ways to inspire yourself

photo credit: me I believe every person should live life thoughtfully, being fully who you are, fully aware of your gifts and fully using them.  (Okay, I will not stuff the word ‘fully’ into any more sentences.  Scouts honor).  Here’s my top 10 ways that I keep myself inspired to go and get the life […]

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What it is, yo. Sing the following words to Miley Cyrus’ Party in the USA‘: So, I put my hands up their playin’ my song, the butterflies fly away… ay-ee-ay-ee-ay-yay-ah, there’s a party at gabbingwithgrace, ay-ee-ay-ee-ay-yay-ah, there’s a party at gabbingwithgrace! =)

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better-mistakes

For the past few days I have been thinking “what the $#^%$&^% did I just blog?  About pornography?  About me?!?!?!” On my run today I was listening to the TED talk; Doctors Make Mistakes, Can We Talk About That? by: Brian Goldman. After his talk, I was glad blogged on pornography…and…me. Brian helpfully admits how […]

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photo credit Brainiac/Joshua Glenn

I like to build stuff. Not with brick & mortar, though I don’t mind building a Lego tower or two. What I like to build is much more elusive, which is a fancy way of saying the results can’t always be quantified, which is another way of saying I like to drive myself crazy building […]

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Photo Credit: Daniel Cima, International Federation of the Red Cross

Last week, I spoke for 125ish students at The Ohio State University.  I am very ashamed to admit it was one of the first times in a long time that I felt completely prepared.  I gave the message prep and delivery-practice adequate time.  It showed!  I was pretty nervous for about 8 hours until talk […]

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Last year, my little blog here had a grand old time using my picture clues to guess the name of biskie spawn #2.  Most of you thought we’d use the name, “Martin,” or “Luther,” but no so!  Of course, I had to go with the more elusive, King (with absolutely no reference whatsoever to royalty.  […]

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It’s the 2nd week of the “official? gabbingwithgrace.com book club!  For information on the book & schedule head on over to my Graces Book Club page. Were starting with Leadership Essentials: Shaping Vision, Multiplying Influence & Defining Character by Greg Ogden & Dan Meyer. Were currently in Part I: The Character of a Leader, Chapter […]

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