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Author Archives: Barb Cady

Real People… Real Cheerleaders

I suspect you don’t know the name Zoe Koplowitz…but you should! Zoe had multiple sclerosis, a degenerative neurological disease that has no known cause or cure. Often it robs one of his or her ability to walk, talk and see. … Continue reading

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Real People… Real Regard for the Team

How we regard each other is quite important to me. I believe we owe a measure of respect to every human being we meet, whether that person is family, a major community or business leader, or a panhandler. Without a … Continue reading

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Real People… Real Risk Takers

There is a saying in baseball that “you can’t steal second with your feet on first.” Would Ricky Henderson have stolen more bases than any player in major league history if he were afraid to risk being thrown out? The … Continue reading

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IRD Blog

My goodness! Over 1,600 members were in Little Rock, Arkansas, to celebrate at our 69th International Recognition Days, where more than 500 KOPS formed a brilliant Circle of Light to help all of us find our way to our healthiest, most … Continue reading

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Real People… Release Stress

The formal definition of “stress” is a specific response by the body to a stimulus, as fear or pain, which disturbs or interferes with the normal physiological equilibrium of an organism. A less formal definition is the importance we attach … Continue reading

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Real People… Real Seer

The seer was a specialist in the casting of twigs; he threw them on the ground and made interpretations based on how they fell. When asked how he reads the future, he replied, “It is not that I am reading … Continue reading

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Real People… Real Obstacles

In life, all of us will face obstacles. Adversity, as we call it, insists that we respond to a series of questions: Will we adapt, do what we have got to do, and move forward, or will we allow the … Continue reading

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