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Yesterday’s Post Could Have Gone Longer Because I Wanted To Ask You This

Front cover…

Back cover…

Yesterday’s post could have gone longer. Wanted to add that I believe you think the same thoughts as me, but have no real intentions of doing the hard work to live easier, more balanced.

It was convincing to read or listen to Randy Pausch’s message. His imminent death added credibility and inspiration. I still cry when I see the picture on the back cover of his book.

Any chance at all you could find the will to go for it? You know, to live before you die.

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And By Not Being Afraid To Die, I Don’t Mean Being A Martyr Or Hero

Not being afraid to die. I believe you can organize your life in such a way, even if tomorrow was your last day, you’d still be good. No regrets.

Dear Son, I often wonder if my thoughts are radical. Most don’t want to wait until it’s too late to say or do things, but you’d never know by watching them.

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jeff noel Is Writing A Book About Dying While He Is Living

We’ve been fed a lot of crap in our lifetime.

But there’s a catch, a hook. There always is…

We can not appreciate the joy of living to it’s fullest extent until we are not afraid to die.

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Randy Pausch Said Something In The Last Lecture That Can Really Help Keep Us Going

Randy Pausch wrote The Last Lecture to help his three very young children know, when they got old enough to wonder, what he valued in life. He had to write it before he died. He didn’t know when he would die, only that it would be soon.

Last July, two years after reading Randy’s book, I shot a short video with a challenge for you. Now, three years after Randy’s unfortunate death, his message is even more important.

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6 Very Simple Questions Worth Asking Yourself Right Now And Your Answers Should Be Easy

Six questions worth asking right now:

  1. What are my dreams in life?
  2. What is reasonable?
  3. What is safe & secure?
  4. What do others expect from me?
  5. What will cause me regret?
  6. What will I do next?

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