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Don't Worry! Be Happy!
Saturday, May 29, 2010      1 comments

Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength. - Corrie Ten Boom, author and human rights activist ... Read more
Pursue Happiness!
Friday, May 28, 2010      1 comments

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet. - James Oppenheim, short-story writer, novelist, poet Happiness is not a destination, it is the journey. Wayne Dyer... Read more
Persevere!
Thursday, May 27, 2010      0 comments

The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the one who will win. Roger Bannister (British athlete, first person in the world to run a mile umder 4 minutes) ... Read more
Wonderful Wednesday!
Wednesday, May 26, 2010      0 comments

Actually, every day is wonderful. They all fall into the category defined by the Psalmist "This is a day the Lord has made, lets us rejoice and be glad in it!" Do not give any day power over you. The Lord made Mondays just like He d... Read more
The Past is Prologue
Tuesday, May 25, 2010      2 comments

If you want to know your past - look into your present conditions. If you want to know your future - look into your present actions. Chinese Proverb ... Read more
Become a possibilitarian.
Monday, May 24, 2010      1 comments

Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilites - always see them, for they're always there. Dr. Norman Vincent Peale ... Read more
Grab a Feather from Every Passing Goose!
Sunday, May 23, 2010      0 comments

One of the e-mails I got this morning admonished to ob serve the passing parade, pluck a feather from every passing goose but do not slavishly follow any of them. Too many people latch on to an idea or an ideal and blindly follow it, becomi... Read more
Hold your ground!
Saturday, May 22, 2010      2 comments

The mighty oak tree is a small nut that held its ground. How many times have we seen success attained for no other reason than that somebody flatly refused to give up. Stand your ground and await success... Read more
Do Something at Once!
Friday, May 21, 2010      2 comments

"We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once. - Calvin Coolidge, American president ... Read more
Thursday, Thursday, Thursday
Thursday, May 20, 2010      0 comments

Every day seems to have a nick-name except Thursday! OK, maybe not Tuesday either. It is discrimination against the "T-days". Perhaps we should organize a mar ch in Washington DC. That seems to be the popular way to address any grievance the... Read more
Wonderful Wednesday!
Wednesday, May 19, 2010      1 comments

Another dawn and another great day! Sure, things could be better (maybe) but they sure could be worse. It's the story of the man who felt sorry for himself because he had no shoes and then met a man with no feet. In "Candide", Dr. Pangloss co... Read more
Tuesday is Terrific!
Tuesday, May 18, 2010      0 comments

Tuesday is Terrific! But then, so are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday! Every morning, at the start of our day, we make a conscious decision that today is going to be a terrific day or today is going to be a terrib... Read more
Monday, Monday!
Monday, May 17, 2010      6 comments

The Carpenters had it all wrong "Rainy Days and Mondays Always Get Me Down" Monday is a great day! Monday is to the week just as Spring is to the year. It is the great awakening and the beginning of a new cycle. Do not dread Monday, rejoice ... Read more
Take Small Steps!
Sunday, May 16, 2010      3 comments

Always break a large task down into small steps. It is a lot easier to walk a hundred yards than it is to walk a mile. If you walk a hundred yards seventeen times, you will have gone a mile but the important thing is that you will have accompl... Read more
A Sad State of Affairs
Saturday, May 15, 2010      1 comments

My son and I went to the builders show yesterday. The first time we went to this show, it filled the arena, fifteen aisles from wall to wall. Yesterday, there were three aisles and they stopped about fifty feet short of the back wall. To make... Read more

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