Keep planting your apple trees of hope

During my tenure as Monterey Chapter president of NNOA at the Naval Postgraduate School in 2012, I helped organize and host the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. breakfast at the historic Del Monte Hotel as a means of spreading his message throughout the campus and community. The event was a memorable one, as it brought people together from all aspects of life around a positive message of acceptance, diversity, peace, and understanding. While there, however, someone told me the quote below that contin...
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How to win a fight without throwing a single punch

No matter how much good is done in the world, trouble always seems to find a way into life. One inaccurate accusation or maybe a single deliberate false testimony is all it takes to shift your life focus to fighting for survival, justice, or truth. Regardless of your challenging circumstances, here are 3 steps to winning a fight without throwing a single punch. Step 1: Keep your cool Every life challenge has two conflicts that occur simultaneously: the external conflict / problem at ha...
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