Not a leader
The man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.
There was a time I was in a position of leadership. I used to teach, educate, direct others. Things have changed and times have changed. I am not in a professional ro... Read more
Happiness and sadness don't happen to us--they come from within. The story of your life will be written with or without your help. The next chapter is happening while you read this. Will you wait to see what it says later, or will you help write... Read more
Don't say you don't have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein
Yes I do have the sam... Read more
Never ever quit
You may have to remind yourself that "failing" is only failure if you quit; otherwise it's a learning opportunity. So don't worry if your life seems to be moving in slow motion. Concentrate on building a solid foundation and learning from your b... Read more
love and kindness
A healthy body is a guest-chamber for the soul; a sick body is a prison.
How am I treating this guest chamber for my soul, this temple, this magnificent vessel called my human body? Am I doing kind things to it or abusing it with too much f... Read more
small does matter
The smallest good deed is better than the grandest intention.
Small does add up. Actions do mean something. Words are just words. Acting ON somthing instead of just thinking about doing will get results.
I forget sometimes to follow thro... Read more
A ship in the harbor is safe. But that's not what ships are built for.
Playing it safe all the time is just that...safe. Not having to risk at all is also safe. Taking the plunge, cutting the cloth, sepping out in faith, etc all mean movin... Read more
Stand for something or fall for anything.
What do I stand for? What is important to me? What causes have I made my own, and what do I need to step back from? Interesting thoughts and questions.
I guess to ask me what my passions are I... Read more
When I grow up I'm gonna be.....
If someone posed that same question to you now, what would you say? Let this reflection be an indicator of your dreams.
happy, satisfied to be in my own skin, a loving person, a thoughtful person, kind, considerate, self secure, self motiv... Read more
Speaking up with the tough questions
I know that I don't have all the answers, and sometimes I forget what I already know. There's no shame in asking why something is, or how to do a task correctly.
When someone asks me something, it ... Read more
Free of weeds
Plant seeds of expectation in your mind; cultivate thoughts that anticipate achievement. Believe in yourself as being capable of overcoming all obstacles and weaknesses.
- Norman Vincent Peale
What type of garden am I growing in my min... Read more
No easy way out
No shortcuts to someplace worth going.
If something in your life is difficult, meet it head on and earn the satisfaction of earning a job well done--with honesty and integrity.
I like these quotes. It reminds me that getting someplac... Read more
What good is money?
It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.
So I pose that question, what good is money if you don't have the health to spend it? It's great to be able to buy buy buy, and have have have. Isn't that just another form... Read more
Sweet Dreams are made of this...
The things that are hard to bear, are sweet to remember.
....hard work! Yep, that's how I see it. A dream is a dream is a dream, but for it to BECOME something, now that takes work. I can put that into practical sense. I have a dream to we... Read more
Coming together is a beginning; staying together is progress; working together is success
Without you I am just me. I am a lone rock out in the ocean of life trying to not be swallowed up by the high tide.
Without you I am that waywar... Read more