Monthly Archives: December 2013

Experience More Than You Think Possible

A favorite quote from Jim Valvano: “To me, there are three things we all should do every day. Number one is laugh. You should laugh every day. Number two is think. You should spend some time in thought. And number …

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Thoughts on Being a Volunteer

I just finished a week at Open Wide Foundation’s clinic in Peronia, Guatemala. It was a chance for me to grow, yet again, in this life I love. I was not sure what to expect when I went; I am always a …

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You have to believe it to see it, Part 2

Remember that blog post from my partner, Dr. Glen Wysel, about his trip with his wife, Lisa, to Guatemala to visit the site of the clinic we’re helping to build there? Many of you were quite moved by his recounting of his …

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The True Measure of Abundance

I’m still gratified by the response we’re getting to the launch of the Open Wide Foundation, which I talked about in a recent post. Every day I’m seeing more people coming aboard, more economic support, more commitments from dentists who want …

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A Strong Foundation to Build On

For years I have spoken about how a meaningful life is a life full of feelings of abundance and gratitude. That’s an idea that is reinforced in all of our various faith traditions, and I know we all accept it …

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