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Bonfire Heart – James Blunt

“Son, who do you think wrote your name on the back of the house?” My Dad asks as we sit on the back porch of our Maitland home. It’s 1960 something and I thought I could get away

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Long Train Running – Doobie Brothers

“The finish line is just around the corner!” an enthusiastic marathon spectator shouts in my face as I round the corner to go down Hollywood Blvd in Disney’s Hollywood Studios. I

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True Blue – Madonna

He sits in the corner of my room. Yellow eyes and pale skin. Looking supernatural, not of this world. The vile language spews out like acid, burning holes into everything that surrounds him. How could

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One Awkward Moment – Casting Crowns

It’s 2012 and things are getting tough.  “Dad I can’t do this anymore.” I try to explain as I sit on the side of his bed.  His eyes closed as he pretends to be asleep. It

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I Can Help – Billy Swan

The next big thing. “Diversifying your client base is vital to growing a business, but it can be difficult..” says a recent article on Investopedia. Put a different way you have to have clients

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Honesty Is Such A Loney Word – Billy Joel

“Really?  Is that what you are going to wear?” Kathie asks. “You realize that you are wearing a brown shirt with a green pair of pants right?” she says as I head from our bedroom

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The More I Learn The Less I Know – UB40

As I stand among some five thousand cheering, clapping, dancing fans of Tony Robbins I realized that motivation is temporary. It is easy to get pumped up with loud music and pyrotechnics but how can you

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I Feel Too Cold To Live and Too Old To Die – X Ambassadors

I Feel Too Cold To Live and Too Old To Die – X Ambassadors Her smiling face, shoulders thrown back and a look of satisfaction in her eyes, the imagine glows from the FaceBook post on my computer. My

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Running On Empty – Jackson Browne

Running on Empty — Jackson Browne “I built this f**ker!” Tony Robbins yells from the stage at a Unleash the Power Within seminar. If you’ve never been to a UPW event it is hard to explain. Kind

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You Can’t Always Get What You Want – The Rolling Stones

You Can’t Always Get What You Want – The Rolling Stones “Man Rex, you use a lot of lyrics from songs in your stories.” one of my friends mentioned the other day. It’s funny

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In My Heart And In My Hand Why Don’t People Understand – Weird Science

In My Heart And In My Hand, Why Don’t People Understand – Weird Science John F. Kennedy in a speech given at Rice University in September of 1962 encouraged Americans to do better, to be better

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To Everything Turn, Turn, Turn – The Byrds

To Everything Turn, Turn, Turn – The Byrds In our fast-paced lives seldom do we take a moment to reflect on how far we have come. The past two years I have been changing the way I approach my

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I’ve Got A Whale Of A Tale To Tell You Lads

I’ve Got A Whale Of A Tale To Tell You Lads – 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea 1954 Dale was one of those carefree adventurous spirits who happen to believe he was the best sailor ever. Dale also

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Come On Baby One More Time – Britney Spears

My face is contorted looking like a space alien is coming out of my chest. Under my breath, I verbally push myself to get one more bench press. “Come on, come on, just one more, one more.” Nope,

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