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Be a Blessing to Be Blessed, Part VI, by Will Saunders

Doing the right thing for the wrong reason … People sometimes frown upon doing a good deed for the wrong reason. Generally I agree, particularly if you relish some sort of personal gain for your kindness. But, I believe that … Continue reading

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Count Your Blessings

Sometimes, it’s a blessing when you don’t get what you want. That’s not always easy to see immediately. It may take a while. Case in point, I have been seeking a new position at work. It’s not as though I … Continue reading

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Be a Blessing to Be Blessed: Part IV

As you begin to achieve your goals and fulfill your dreams, it can catapult you to the top of your universe and completely transform you into someone you never knew were possible.  But, what if you helped someone else do … Continue reading

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Be A Blessing to Be Blessed: Part II

  The unintended consequence of kindness The other morning on my way to work, I stopped at Au Bon Pain on 10th St. NW in DC across the street from my job to get a cup of coffee.  When I … Continue reading

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Be A Blessing To Be Blessed: Part One

A buddy of mine Jamaal Bivens is the first person I ever heard use the phrase, “Be A Blessing to be Blessed” probably as far back as 2004 or 2005.  But I don’t know if he was the originator. I’ve … Continue reading

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