Tag Archives: promises

Speech And Actions

“The true meaning of your words is not what you say, but what you do.”–Frank Sonnenberg One of my uncle’s favorite sayings was, “Whatever can be said but not practiced is better not said; what can be practiced but not … Continue reading

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Resolutions Renewal

Today marks the first day of the second six-months span of 2019. This is the perfect time to check in with the list of New Year’s resolutions we pledged six months ago. First of all, I called up the blog … Continue reading

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Don’t Make Promises You Can’t Keep

The often covered song by Tim Hardin “Don’t Make Promises” has this hook: “Don’t Make Promises You Can’t Keep”. The singer relates the deep disappointment over a lover who betrays promises. Promises are vows of intent that apply to behavior … Continue reading

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So Much Fraud

While visiting with my friend Jorge this past weekend, the subject of pyramid schemes came up. Apparently his cousin Rosa got taken in by a confidence scheme. In Rosa’s case, she was not taken in by a confidence-man, she was … Continue reading

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No More Resolutions

Hurrah! We made it to another year.  Are you thinking about the two main stereotyped aspects of New Year’s Day?  Hangovers and New Year’s resolutions. Maybe one of the resolutions is to drink much less this year. As we break … Continue reading

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Did You Make Resolutions?

Jorge said he was not surprised that I wanted to write about New Year’s resolutions after the New Year’s Day holiday has already passed.  He thought that I was only doing so to be contrarian.  I admitted that attitude might … Continue reading

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