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End of Life

This weekend I flew my family to Providence to say what may be our final good-bye to my hero, the man I love and respect most in the world, my father. At age 82, he has recently been diagnosed with the most severe form of Leukemia. His doctors are telling him that he has very little time left. What’s amazing is that he looks great and aside from a shortness of breath and getting tired more frequently, you wouldn’t know he is sick. It gave me a chance to listen to him and gain an understanding of his wishes: for our family, my mother, and his affairs.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in appreciation, how you will be remembered, legacy, Plan your life.

#657 Appreciate the Moments of Your Life

None of us knows what tomorrow will bring. Make sure you appreciate the moments of your life.…

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#655 Appreciation Through the Eyes of a Child

If you spend time with children, try seeing the world from their perspective. If you can be present and experience appreciation through the eyes of a child, it will brighten your day.…

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#654 Life is a Series of Moments Be Present and Appreciate Them

Most of us spend our time thinking about the future or the past. Life is a series of moments, be present and appreciate them.…

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Appreciate the Great Things in Life

We all have so much to be thankful for. Take the time to appreciate the great things in life.…

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Appreciate the Moments While You Have Them

My father is now 82 years old. We affectionately suggest that he is held together with chicken wire. He had his first heart attack at age 35 and was amongst the earliest people to have open-heart surgery. Despite overwhelming odds, he survived. 15 years later he had another heart attack, followed by countless surgeries and procedures thereafter. At 78, he beat prostate cancer. For the last 50 years his medicine cabinet looked like a pharmacy. If hospitals had a frequent stay program he’d be platinum. My wife refers to him as the energizer bunny.

This past week brought yet another challenge.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in appreciation, Be present.

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