Author Archives: Mike Reuter

On the Value of Our Personal Connections

We don’t live alone in the world. Each day brings the opportunity to connect with someone. It could be a simple hello, a conversation or a discussion. In each interaction, whether in words (spoken or written) or body language, as … Continue reading

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On Passion’s Fire

“Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion,” wrote Christian Friedrich Hebbel. Passion is the spark that ignites the flame of greatness within you. It is the magical key that unlocks your fullest potential. Passion is the … Continue reading

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On Rest’s Gifts

Ovid counsels, “Take a rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.” His words carry a profound truth that resonates through the ages. In the hustle and bustle of life, we often forget the power of rest’s gifts. … Continue reading

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On Everything Is a Miracle

Albert Einstein wrote, “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as if nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” His profound words invite us to reflect on the extraordinary beauty … Continue reading

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On Going Beyond Perceived Limitations

Mae Jemison wrote, “Never limit yourself because of others’ limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination.” Her words are a powerful reminder of the boundless potential within each of us and the importance of embracing diversity … Continue reading

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Who Are You?

There come times in our life when the words of someone lift us to the stars and beyond. So it happened to me. And now I share that moment with you. It was a weekly note from a dear friend, … Continue reading

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On the Rewards of Acting Versus Reacting

“The possibilities are numerous once we decide to act and not react,” wrote George Bernard Shaw. His words are a compelling reminder that our destinies are not mere products of circumstance. Rather, they unfold through the deliberate decisions we make … Continue reading

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A 2024 New Year Resolution

As we stand on the threshold of a brand new year, it is time to reflect on the journey we’ve undertaken and anticipate the possibilities that lie ahead. The New Year offers another blank canvas on which to paint our … Continue reading

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Peace and Love to You and Yours

It is that wonderful time of year when the holiday spirit again fills our minds and hearts and gently moves us. For the moment, we are away from the hectic pace of our lives and the world we experience now. … Continue reading

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On the Gifts Within

William Butler Yeats said, “The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.” In life’s journey, there exists a wondrous phenomenon — the unseen gifts that each of us carries within our being. Like … Continue reading

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