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Personal Stories About ‘Common Ground’

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    Wisdom Is Always Yours!

    9 years ago and the day after 9/11 I began working on an idea that I now call "The Secret American Dream Project". I didn't know it at the time, but it was an idea based in the idea of sharing. It took time... lot's of time, but the idea has evolved into an idea to "Save The American Dream"... through sharing....

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    "Strength In Family Roots"

    As I listen to the Merle Haggard song, "Roots of my Raising," it brings back memories. Alhough I grew up not in the South, but in northern Wisconsin, there are memories that are the same. We can all think about the past if those memories give us the "strength" to live today . Though today is a "present" and a...

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    Look The Same On The Inside

    I have had the opportunity to travel to many places around the world, meeting with millions of people-- either in person, common studies, work, training or teachings. I have talked and mostly listened to thousands from all walks of life. Working sometimes with hospitals, I learned that when you open up to...

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Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Common Ground’

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    Mary Ellen C

    There are so many people doing wonderful things to encourage individuals to recover from or live their best life with mental illness. For me though, one person stands out for me and this one person gave back to me my "hope" that I could achieve what I desired and live a happy life. Mary Ellen inspires...

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    Vincent J

    One Christmas Eve my husband was on his way home from work. He drove down the street and made the turn to go home. On the side of the road, with his hand raised, and his thumb out, stood an older man drenched to the bone from the heavy rain. My husband stopped, and asked him where he was going. It was about five...

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    Ramon V

    My husband of 39 yrs. Who is now in heaven. Gave me the best 39 yrs of my life. No greater Husband, friend, Grand-Poo or Dad. If you met him, he left a smile in your heart. Lived his life to the fullest. This Man really enjoyed life. He is still guiding, through everyday obstacles.

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CARING
LOYALTY
VISION
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DEDICATION
STRENGTH
LOVE
HELPING OTHERS
ENCOURAGEMENT
FORGIVENESS
COMMITMENT
LIVE LIFE
TEAM WORK
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
CHARITY
DO THY BEST
RESPONSIBILITY
GOOD MANNERS
INCLUDING OTHERS
LEADERSHIP
RIGHT CHOICES
COMMON GROUND
MINDFULNESS
PERSISTENCE
CIVILITY
AMBITION
STEWARDSHIP
COURTESY
PURPOSE
OPPORTUNITY
SOUL
EDUCATION
IMAGINE
MOTIVATION
INTEGRITY
GREAT MUSIC
PASSION
SHARING
HONESTY
DETERMINATION
GENEROSITY
DEVOTION
EQUALITY
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
DRIVE
OPTIMISM
BEING THERE
LISTENING
SERVICE
CREATIVITY
HOPE
HONOR
BELIEVE
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
TRUE BEAUTY
INSPIRATION
GRIT
PRACTICE
VOLUNTEERING
LEARNING
PARENTING
HARD WORK
JOY
INNOVATION
LITERACY
CONFIDENCE
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
PERSEVERANCE
HEALTH
UNITY
OVERCOMING
APPRECIATING NATURE
GOOD EXAMPLES
PIONEERING
LAUGHTER
APPRECIATION
HUMILITY
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
ACHIEVEMENT
CONNECTING
FRIENDSHIP
FITNESS
FORESIGHT
EXCELLENCE
COURAGE
RISING ABOVE
KINDNESS
SPORTSMANSHIP
PATIENCE
INGENUITY
CHARACTER
SACRIFICE
PEACE
GIVING BACK
TRUST
SMILE
COMPASSION
DO YOUR PART
COMPROMISE
JUSTICE
REACHING OUT
CLASS AND GRACE
MENTORING
RESPECT
GRATITUDE
FAMILY
PREPARATION
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Character and charity pay off for everyone.
Larry Fugate, White Hall, Ark.

Um verdadeiro amigo está perto nos bons e maus momentos, que eu seja e tenha amigos. A true friend is close in good and bad times, and I have to be friends.
Anderson, Colatina, ES - Brasil

Being on common ground helps us to move forward in power.
Bruce Willingham, Warner Robins, Ga

common ground: addictions, homelessness and helping others to recovery...i can relate to all of these...i am blessed
penny, south dakota

I have a similar story: From small town, to college degrees, addiction, top level executive, to homeless, to ministry and now leading others to recovery.
dm, 20005