Monthly Archives: June 2021

Community Bright Spots! Lifeguard Stations (Part 3)


NOTE: You can find more information about the purpose of this page here. For three weeks I have highlighted one lifeguard station from each of our beach communities. I already have shared links and photos about The Jacksonville Beach (FL) Volunteer Life … Continue reading

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(Issue #579) Awakening


As I read these seven habits I could see how they interrelated and supported each other. In an article for Spirituality and Health, Victor M. Parachin outlines qualities of people who have awakened.  Drawing on teachings from the Buddha, Parachin … Continue reading

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Community Bright Spots! Lifeguard Stations (Part 2)


NOTE: You can find more information about the purpose of this page here. For three weeks I will highlight one lifeguard station from each of our beach communities. Last week, I shared information and photos about The Jacksonville Beach (FL) Volunteer … Continue reading

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(Issue #578) That Was The Longest Twenty Minutes Of My Life!


I know that when I put the audience first, I succeeded. This past week, a community committee on which I serve asked me to share ideas about presentation skills. Specifically, strategies to help speakers connect with an audience.  We’ve all … Continue reading

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Community Bright Spots! Lifeguard Stations


NOTE: You can find more information about the purpose of this page here. For three weeks I will highlight one lifeguard station from each of our beach communities. This week: The City of Jacksonville Beach, Florida. According to its website, The … Continue reading

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(Issue #577) The Legacy of a Legend


Recognizing the talent in yourself to help another find the talent within them.What a way to celebrate and give back. Four years ago, I had the opportunity to sit down with a legend when Dr. Frances Bartlett Kinne gave me … Continue reading

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Community Bright Spots! Neighborhood Schools


NOTE: You can find more information about the purpose of this page here. The public elementary schools pictured below have helped build a sense of community at our beaches. Note: Atlantic Beach Elementary (ABE) was built during the Great Depression … Continue reading

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Community Bright Spots! Outdoor Murals


Atlantic Beach, FL initiated a murals project in 2021. You can read about it here. A few of the pieces of the artwork appear on this page. All photos taken by Steve Piscitelli (The Growth and Resilience Network®). More information … Continue reading

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(Issue #576) Imagine The Karma Of Nobody Told Me


Or maybe we chose—and choose—to imaginethat what we heard and saw would be a passing thing with no immediate consequences. A few months before his murder in 1980, John Lennon entered the studio to record “Nobody Told Me.” It would … Continue reading

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