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I have been a part of Poetry Soup since 2009, and have made wonderful friendships, and been inspired beyond what I had could have ever imagined .  As a novice poet when I first joined up, I have learned so much, thanks to all of you.  Thank you for the many gifts of poetry, challenges, and inspirations.  But especially for the friendship and encouragement offered here. Thank you all, very much !


It's Not About Winning


Blog Posted:11/7/2013 12:08:00 PM


This is worth watching till the end.   We can learn a lot from watching our kids.  They have learned it is not about winning accolades.   Satisfaction and fulfillment come more from the 'giving' than from 'receiving'.
This young man has experienced one of the most valuable lessons he will ever learn.  Do watch his face transform as he shares his account of what took place. 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vUhCucpRuX8
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  1. Date: 11/8/2013 7:09:00 AM
    Hi sweet lady..This blog touched my heart and soul..So interesting and carries an excellent lesson..You re such an amazing lady who acknowledges the true key to happiness.Awesome!!

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  1. Date: 11/8/2013 12:58:00 AM
    how touching is it when people see that 'special' being residing in another.. keith and his friends rocked a touchdown because the heart of compassion fulfiils its reasons... thank you, carrie.. i learned so much!..:) huggs

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  1. Date: 11/7/2013 5:02:00 PM
    Carrie, It's this kind of love that you have for the world that makes you and your poetry so special. Those final words and emotion from that young man---wow.

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  1. Date: 11/7/2013 3:24:00 PM
    this was very nice. I would love to see more jocks adopt this kind of attitude toward the less skilled guys in their school!! the world would be such a nicer place if all people practiced being kind to one another.

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  1. Date: 11/7/2013 12:41:00 PM
    Excellent. Absolutely excellent. Many "adults" need a lesson on this. Thank you so much for posting this useful blog. :) This captured my heart so deeply. "Do unto others"...

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My Past Blog Posts

 
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