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FATHER – SON RELATIONSHIPS

There are few things I find more uplifting than observing great quality father-son relationships. I recently attended the memorial service for an old friend. Part of the eulogy, which was compiled by his daughter, included the following words which she … Continue reading

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THE BEST GARBAGE COLLECTOR

THE BEST GARBAGE COLLECTOR Occasionally during a brief encounter I have with someone whom I’ll probably never see again, I hear a statement that I want to hold on to. Last week my wife and I attended a function to … Continue reading

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Potential of Mentoring

Power of Mentoring Last week I resigned from my position in the Queensland State Government to end a 29 year career in various positions. At the age of nearly 65, I decided to make the move to pursue some dreams … Continue reading

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THE CHINS AND DIPS CLUB

27 December 2014 – today I woke up with an idea to start a youth club called “The Chins and Dips Club”. It has evolved out of an accumulation of thoughts I’ve been entertaining over the past year. In my … Continue reading

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Why not you?

I don’t usually watch a lot of television, but there is one show that I try to catch each week if I can. “The Australian Story” has been a very successful series for many years. I can think of a … Continue reading

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Bullying and the Measure of a Man

Bullying occurs across all groups and ages. However, this short message is mainly intended for boys and young men, who are likely to become perpetrators or victims of bullying. From memories and observations I made in my childhood and teen … Continue reading

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I CHOOSE TO LIVE

I CHOOSE TO LIVE I have a friend whose approach and attitude to life is a great source of inspiration to me. I first met him in 1966 when we were both 16 years old. We ate at the same … Continue reading

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