Dear Reader, Today and everyday, Be strong, but not rude; Be kind, but not weak; Be bold, but not a bully; Be thoughtful, but not lazy; Be humble, but not timid; Be proud, but not arrogant; Have humor, but without folly
Tell me not, in mournful numbers Life is but an empty dream: For soul is dead that slumbers, And things are not what they seem. Life is real-life is earnest- And the grave is not its goal: Dust thou art, to dust returneth, Was not spoken of the soul. Not enjoyment, and not sorrow Is... Continue Reading →
"Life is not the way it's supposed to be. It's the way it is. The way you cope with it is what makes the difference." -Virginia Satir
Are you just running? How will you enjoy your trip if you overspeed? As Mahatma Gandhi put it, "there is more to life than just increasing its speed." Two men were going on a trip with the same model of cars and going to the same place. One was going on full speed, the other... Continue Reading →
How can one operates from his goals? Sometimes, it seems overwhelming to operate from goals daily. It is easy to set goals, but its energy-sapping to get them done! To be successful, one has to operate effectively, everyday, from his goals. "If you want to increase your chances for success and up your batting average,... Continue Reading →
"A smile is an asset; a frown is a liability. some people grin and bear it; others smile and change it. Smile-being happy and enthusiastic-is always a choice not a result. it improves your personality and others' opinion of you." _John Mason
Are you patient at all?
Why this fierce struggle to achieve thine ends?
This selfish argument? This fire which lends Heat to resentment, ashes to remorse?
Canst thou bend Truth and Nature to thy will?
Bend thou, and work and wait; be strong and still;
Soft growth is stronger than vehement force.
Be as a flower, content to be, to grow
In sweetness day by day; content to know
The hidden blessing in the seeming curse;
A child of Live, unargumentative;
Content to be and know – as thou dost live –
The simplest secret of the universe.
Today is the present moment. Today, is now. Today is this brand new day. Everyday is a new life to a wise man. Dale Carnegie talked of a man, in his book, how to stop worrying and start living, who had TODAY carved on his table. He did everything he wanted to do, that day.... Continue Reading →
"The biggest enemy of best is good. If you are satisfied with what's good, you will never have what's best." _John Mason