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Gail Harris, Embrace the Anger

“Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.” –Benjamin Franklin.   I found that quote on Brainy quotes.  In fact they had 28 pages of quotations on the subject of anger, and although I didn’t read them all, I did read several dozen, and they all reflected a similar philosophy – that anger is a negative passion.

Jurate Gattini, The Time of My Life: Reception

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Moscow, Russia, December 1992...... There was a diplomatic reception held at the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. It was a major diplomatic event of the year and all the foreign ambassadors and consuls were present.

Jurate Gattini, The Time of My Life: Gaining Diplomatic Experience

Top-004In the previous stories I told you about how my native country Lithuania declared independence from the Soviet Union, how we celebrated our freedom on the streets of Vilnius, my hometown, and how I got my first job as a consul in the Lithuanian Embassy in Moscow in those historic times.

Jurate Gattini, The Time of My Life: Jurate Goes to London

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 A self diagnosed Anglophile, my whole life, I could not have been more excited when on a beautiful, crisp, cool day in January 1993  I was on a plane landing at Heathrow International Airport.  I had never been there before, but for some reason I loved England all my life

Jurate Gattini, The Time of My Life: Helluva Town – Part I

Top-001When you grow up somewhere in the world other than America, you hear many stories about how great America is. When I was a little girl, I heard that America was a country where all dreams come true and I imagined that everything was perfect in America – people looked like movie stars, they were beautifully dressed, they were friendly, rich and happy.

Jurate Gattini, Reunion

JurateI was 10 years old and sitting on the bench in  summer camp, with my things packed, bug bitten and sun burnt, waiting for my parents to pick me up and take me home after a month of fun. I saw my mother approaching…She came alone. She sat down next to me and announced the news:

“ I have something to tell you”, she said,

Marilyn Jenett, A Holiday Story: Against the Odds

(From Marilyn's online memoir,  Feel Free to Prosper: An Entrepreneurial Memoir of Synchronicity and Guidance... ) Taking Care of Business

My prosperity teachings and spiritual philosophy champion the use of positive words and ideas only. However, in an apparently negative situation usually lies the seed of a valuable lesson and I decided to share this story with you, hoping that you, also, will appreciate the lesson.

Posted by Enlightenment Media News on 2017 m. rugpjūtis 9 d.