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HOW NELSON MANDELA’S LIFE CAN CHANGE YOURS

Nelson Mandela was not a saint, by his own admission. His first wife divorced him because of his adulteries. He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993 but in the early sixties he advocated violent struggle. And although he publicly … Continue reading

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HOW TO STOP VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN, PREVENT CHILD ABUSE AND CHANGE THE WORLD

The best way to change the world is one person at a time. So – are you ready? If you’re a woman, then you’re probably already engaged in some way in what I have here. But if you’re a guy … Continue reading

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TODAY’S NEW SUPERHERO: CCTVMAN

Some of us go about our day. Others go about doing good. Take a look at this.

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HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW THE ONES YOU LOVE?

Can we be sure we really know someone, even if they’re family, even if they’ve been a part of our lives for over twenty years? Last week Mary commented on my blog about the many ways we can interpret history … Continue reading

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ARE YOU SURE YOU’RE NOT BEING WATCHED?

You are. Every day. And it’s not all bad.

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This is what everyday heroes look like in action

Amid all the bad news … just some ordinary guys doing the right thing …   and here’s the story from yesterday’s news. Think the guy in the red shirt should buy those guys a beer.    

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ARE YOU GOING TO FINISH STRONG?

Life isn’t always roses. There have been times for me, as I am sure there have for you, when everything seemed just too hard. I have lost those I did not think I could live without; and there was a … Continue reading

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A BETTER MAN: THE STORY BEHIND CHICAGO’S AIRPORT

On Wednesday, November 8, 1939, a 46 year old man left his office at Sportsman’s Park in Cicero, and drove away in a black 1939 Lincoln Zephyr coupe. At the intersection of Ogden and Rockwell, a dark sedan roared up … Continue reading

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IS EVERYONE BORN WITH A SOUL?

So who is this in the photograph? Do you recognize the face? What a cute little baby! It’s someone very well known. Instantly recognizable as an adult, in fact. I’ll give you a clue. It’s a he. What do you … Continue reading

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I GIVE AMAZON REVIEWS ONE STAR

In my view this has been a bad week for the business. First there was this: Crime novelist RJ Ellory has just been forced to apologize for posting fulsome online reviews of his own books under false names  – while … Continue reading

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