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Anvil or Hammer? Or something More?

Posted by B Copeland on Monday, July 9, 2012, In : Mindset 

In this world man must either be anvil or hammer.

~Henry W. Longfellow

Now I adore Mr. Longfellow and have ever since grade 11 when my English teacher introduced us to the genre of Romantic Literature. Loved it so much in fact that I studied it again in University.

Still, I came across this rather famous quote the other day and had a bit of a thought bubble freaking explode over my head.

I mean, I get what he's saying here.

The hammer is the tool used to strike whatever is being created...


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Who's writing your story?

Posted by B Copeland on Sunday, June 24, 2012, In : Mindset 
They say life is mirror and you get reflected back what you put into it.

Makes sense right?

Except when you try to be really great, focus your energy on the postitive and live with compassion and kindness and then S#!* still happens.

What gives right?

Look no one ever said that things would be easy.  The deal is this...it can always be a lot worse and you can get stuck there, on that page of your life, much longer than you have to be. 

I love the image of life being a book, the story of your jour...

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