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Category Archives: Change

A Hopeful Song

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I’m an audio learner. Sounds paint pictures in my mind and crystalize my thoughts. Often, I close my eyes and just listen. Even the sounds of silence can be meaningful. Therefore, it’s no big surprise to anyone who knows this … Continue reading

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That’s Life

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Thanks to my fellow Board members for sharing, during the past months, some of the lessons they’ve learned since COVID-19 quarantining began in March. It was informative to see how each was impacted by and is dealing with the many … Continue reading

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Adapt, Learn, Do Differently

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As the year comes to an end, I hope your vision has gotten sharper, your hearing more acute, your mind more flexible and your attitude more positive. These are the major lessons I’ve gleaned from what I will always think … Continue reading

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Accept That Life Is Hard

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Today’s post is another lesson learned from me, Barb. Barb Cady’s Lesson Accept That Life Is Hard If ever there was a book to reflect the feelings of so many at this time, it might be called “The Road Less … Continue reading

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Freedom Is Priceless

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Our next Board member to weigh in with a lesson learned during the pandemic is TOPS Treasurer, Sandra Seidlitz. She is also a KOPS and hails from the province of Alberta. Sandra Seidlitz’s Lesson Freedom Is Priceless My mother said … Continue reading

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Find the Way

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I’ll jump in here to share one of the many lessons that I’ve learned. It is my privilege to serve as Chairman of such a remarkable Board of Directors during this time. Barb Cady’s Lesson Find the Way Of the … Continue reading

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Win with Positive Thinking

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The next person relating her lesson is our newest Board member, Carol Holtz, who is the granddaughter of Esther S. Manz, TOPS Founder. Carol is also the TOPS Online Facilitator. Carol Holtz’s Lesson Win with Positive Thinking Over this time … Continue reading

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