Comments on a Rookies Enthusiasm or Where Did the Love Go?

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Real Estate Agent with Frank Verna, PA

I didn't intend to post anything this morning. I was responding to another blog about how to find your enthusiasm you had when you first started in real estate. As I began my response, the following kind of fell out. It's not Frost, Whitman or evne Suess for that matter, but it reminds my why I got in this crazy business, for a better life for my family. Hope you like it. 

Imagine the feeling on Christmas morning
as I spied all those presents under the tree 
What surpises awaited, what joy it would bring
Cause I knew each of them was for me.

If I could bottle that glee
If I could hold on to that joy
If I could regain the feeling
I got from each and every toy

Then what success could I find
What goals could I achieve
No could stop me
I would always be happy

Then something happened
An event I did not forsee
It would change me forever
Like a light that would always shine on me
He was 8lbs 6 ozs, my bundle of joy
I would do anything for my little boy

So there you have it,
When I need to find my joy
I rush hone to my family and
I play ball with my little boy

Frank Verna

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Frank, GREAT Post! I know how you feel. I coach my son' s t-ball team. I have to say I don't know who is having more fun him or me. This is what really recharges my batteries.
November 20, 2007 06:18 AM
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Peggy K.
Illinois Virtual Tour Provider and Real Estate Photographer
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Family is always first.  We all need to keep things in perspective.  Great post
November 20, 2007 06:44 AM
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Kris Wales
Real Estate Blog & Homes for Sale search site, Macomb County MI
Keller Williams Realty - Lakeside Market Center
Frank, you didn't need to be Frost or Seuss.  You did an awesome job capturing "Frank" and what you are feeling.  Love it!
November 20, 2007 06:46 AM
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Konnie McCarthy
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Realty Direct, LLC/Realty Direct, Inc.

Hi Frank...love the post..... Hey..you are the "owner" are you an independant??  or owner of a franchise...?

 

Konnie

November 20, 2007 07:08 AM
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Karen Hurst
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Frank,

Just goes to show you that we all have different reasons for doing well in this business and everyone needs to find their reason. Babies are good reasons! 

November 20, 2007 12:15 PM
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Frank Verna
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Frank Verna, PA

To Everyone, thank you for your kind comments and Happy Thanksgiving to you all.

Konnie - I am an independent broker, thanks for asking.

November 20, 2007 05:52 PM
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Jackie Peraza
Home Stager - Framingham, Massachusetts
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Frank - I Love this post!  It's too easy to think we our identity is wrapped up in what we do - it's pretty awesome you find your joy rushing home to your family and playing with your son!

Jackie

November 24, 2007 11:56 PM
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