Monthly Archives: January 2019

  • Thursday, January 31st, 2019

    Beautiful Day

    Can we influence the weather? I think we can. Consider this……A compliment is like verbal  sunshine. A smile can warm a chilly morning. A deep breath and a cleansing exhale can blow the clouds away. An anonymous act of kindness can always  make it a beautiful day. You can influnce the weather. Make it a beautiful […]

  • Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

    Share your Journey

    Share your journey. I used to think that life was about competition, about striving to do my best AGAINST other people. While I still see the value of competition in some areas such as athletics, I now  believe that life is mostly about cooperation. Even in the context of athletic competition, cooperation can make our efforts much […]

  • Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

    The Wise Words of Buddha

    “Be kind to all those you meet, because they may be in the throws of a personal battle that you may be unaware”. Buddha Compassion is the ability and willingness to see and understand what other people are going through and to act in a loving and supportive manner.  It is also giving the benefit […]

  • Monday, January 28th, 2019

    Obstacle Course

    When I was a kid I loved to run. As a kid I loved to run over, under and around things. I loved to climb, to fall and to get up. I loved to run fast, jump and roll. I ran on grass, mountains and beaches. I loved obstacle courses. I loved to get dirty. […]

  • Sunday, January 27th, 2019

    Just Don’t Say it Mean

    “Dad, can I use your convertible this weekend, I’m going to the beach”. “The beach? I thought you were working this weekend.  No, you can’t drive my car to the beach. The last time you drove my car, it was filled with sand, you left me with no gas and you parked it on the […]

  • Saturday, January 26th, 2019

    I’m Having Bacon For Breakfast

    Good Morning, Bacon is just what I need to start off my day. Would you like to join me with a little Bacon for breakfast? “It’s not what we eat but what we digest that makes us strong. It’s not what we gain but what we save that makes us rich. It’s not what we read […]

  • Friday, January 25th, 2019

    The Now Newspaper

    Welcome to “The Now News”, Now’s Weather report…..Today the sun will rise again. There’s  a good chance of clouds and a little rain. But a powerful wind can blow the clouds away. Use your breathe to blow the clouds away. Enjoy a beautiful day. Now’s Business report….The value of time is at an all time […]

  • Thursday, January 24th, 2019

    Dreams

    Do you have a dream? “I may not be there yet, but I’m closer than I was yesterday.” We’ll never know our true potential if we don’t allow ourselves to dream of destinations that are further along on the path that we currently travel. We’ll never witness the beauty that may come into our lives […]

  • Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

    Beautiful Failures

    “Failure is a reality. We all fail at times and it’s painful when we do, but it’s better to fail while striving for something wonderful, challenging, adventurous and uncertain than to say, I don’t want to try because I may not succeed.”—-Jimmy Carter Failure is a beautiful gift. Attitude is everything. “Failure” seems to be such […]

  • Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

    Good Pain

    Is there such a thing as “Good Pain”?  Is there such a thing as good physical pain and good spiritual pain? It’s an animal instinct to avoid pain, however human beings often make  choices that reach beyond instinct, choices that promote growth. How we respond when we are confronted with purposeful pain is a good […]