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Lynn Marie Sager has been appearing before audiences for more than thirty years. Born in Oregon, yet raised in Hawaii, she has toured over two-dozen countries and worked on three continents. Author of A River Worth Riding: Fourteen Rules for Navigating Life, Lynn Marie Sager currently lives in North Hollywood, California; where she fills her time with private coaching, public speaking, freelance writing, and teaching for the LACCD and Pierce College. In what spare time she has left, Lynn often speaks on the principles of personal leadership and worthwhile living at local schools, organizations, churches, and businesses. To read the first chapter of A River Worth Riding visit Navigating Life’s Why is the river so full of fools?


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A River Worth Riding
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A River Worth Riding: Fourteen Rules for Navigating Life (Nonfiction)
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Description: The first chapter of A River Worth Riding: A fool insisted on riding the river backwards. Because of his experience and training, he believed that the best way to navigate was by steering away from the boats behind him. Every few days, he would crash into a boat in front of him and yell, “Why don’t you look where you’re going?!” And so he kept crashing, wondering why the river was so full of fools...
The Dance (Poetry)
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Description: A poem about love, music, and drowning
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The Demon-Haunted World by Carl Sagan
I have a foreboding of an America in my children's or grandchildren's time -- when the United States is a service and information economy; when nearly all the manufacturing industries have slipped away to other countries; when awesome technological powers are in the hands of a very few, and no one representing the public interest can even grasp the issues; when the people have lost the ability to set their own agendas or knowledgeably question those in authority; when, clutching our crystals and nervously consulting our horoscopes, our critical faculties in decline, unable to distinguish between what feels good and what's true, we slide, almost without noticing, back into superstition and darkness...

The dumbing down of American is most evident in the slow decay of substantive content in the enormously influential media, the 30 second sound bites (now down to 10 seconds or less), lowest common denominator programming, credulous presentations on pseudoscience and superstition, but especi
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" Most readers have books that they go back to whenever the day seems too dreary and the night seems too long. These are the books that pull us out of o ...more"
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"Floating on a rhythmic sound,
wordless notes making air profound.
Melody and cords can confound
lonely souls caught in their surround.
A simple honesty I’ve found
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in passion’s tether; wrapped around
liquid music in which..." Read more of this chapter »
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“People are always complaining that life's not fair, but that simply isn't true. Life is extraordinarily fair. It's just not centered on you.”
Lynn Marie Sager, A River Worth Riding

“Is it so bad, then, to be misunderstood? Pythagoras was misunderstood, and Socrates, and Jesus, and Luther, and Copernicus, and Galileo, and Newton, and every pure and wise spirit that ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self Reliance

“If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“From what we get, we can make a living. What we give; however, makes a life.”
Arthur Ashe

“Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.”
Robert Frost

“In the end, it is important to remember that we cannot become what we need to be, by remaining what we are.”
Max DePree, Leadership Is an Art

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