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Saying YES to Life

Saying YES to Life by Barbara Ann Briggs. Photograph of a man looking up at the stars by Greg Rakozy
Photograph by Greg Rakozy

To say YES is to live. The ability to say YES opens us up to more happiness, strength, positivity, patience and faith in our lives.

Every day, think as you wake up, today I am fortunate to be alive.

—Dalai Lama

Years ago, while on a walk in New York city with an actor friend of mine, he turned to me and asked, “What do you think is the most important word in the English language?” I stopped and pondered then said, “Love.” He shook his head from side to side then

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