“The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.”
W. M. Lewis
I had lunch with one of my favorite people yesterday. My friend is a multi-talented, multi-faceted humanitarian adventuress who is always doing amazing things. She had just…Continue
Added by Ray on February 28, 2014 at 4:24am — No Comments
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
Yesterday I had breakfast with a friend who reported she was having a great week following advice she had read in a magazine. The advice was “Don’t complain about anything for a week,” and she…Continue
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Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
Yesterday I suggested that perseverance was often the key to overcoming obstacles and solving problems. From the problem solving…Continue
Added by Ray on February 26, 2014 at 2:38am — No Comments
Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass... It's about learning how to dance in the rain.
I find myself again struggling with a computer problem that is going to take someone smarter than me to fix. While I…Continue
Added by Ray on February 25, 2014 at 5:02am — No Comments
“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.”
I hope your weekend was…Continue
Added by Ray on February 24, 2014 at 5:35am — No Comments
I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.
Yippee, I am awake and ready to have a great day as well as a super weekend; I hope you are ready too. Unfortunately…Continue
Added by Ray on February 21, 2014 at 2:51am — No Comments
I believe there should be a better way to start each day...instead of waking up every morning...
I am pooped this morning but skipping my exercises is not an option as they are required for me to return to moderately good health. Yesterday wore me out, my early morning exercise was followed by a…Continue
Added by Ray on February 20, 2014 at 2:35am — No Comments
When you have to make a choice and don't make it, that is in itself a choice.
I hope you are doing well and are happy these days. I know it’s…Continue
Added by Ray on February 19, 2014 at 2:42am — No Comments
What we have once enjoyed deeply we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
Sunday two of my favorite women lost their dad. They are my daughter-in-law and her sister. Their dad had lived a long…Continue
Added by Ray on February 18, 2014 at 5:31am — No Comments
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
A few days ago I shared with you a piece written by Irma Bombeck that she wrote late in her life about what she would do if she could live her life over again. Like…Continue
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If you have only one smile in you give it to the people you love.
Here we are another Valentine’s Day and an…Continue
Added by Ray on February 14, 2014 at 6:02am — No Comments
At some point you have to realize the key to happiness isn't doing things to seek the approval of others, but doing things for yourself.
Lately I have had people wonder if my chronic belief that everything will go OK and that worry is a…Continue
Added by Ray on February 13, 2014 at 3:52am — No Comments
We must be the change we wish to see in the world.
Yesterday was again filled with things to do. I am sure glad I am taking it easier because I have learned that I am not ready to resume…Continue
Added by Ray on February 12, 2014 at 4:44am — No Comments
“Our greatest glory consists not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”
I will be doing physical rehab exercises today and tomorrow after my 5 AM workouts and then I will have completed my rehab…Continue
Added by Ray on February 11, 2014 at 5:40am — No Comments
“The most beautiful people I've known are those who have known trials, have known struggles, have known loss, and have found their way out of the depths.”
I know that today is going to be a better day then yesterday. I was…Continue
Added by Ray on February 7, 2014 at 3:09am — No Comments
Lead the life that will make you kindly and friendly to everyone about you, and you will be surprised what a happy life you will lead.
Charles M. Schwab
If you are like I am you sometimes take a little time to look back over your…Continue
Added by Ray on February 6, 2014 at 4:22am — No Comments
"We must value life and treasure each breath we take. We must value each person and how he or she touches our lives everyday."
I peeked out the entrance to the cave and found we again had a major snow dump overnight so I…Continue
Added by Ray on February 5, 2014 at 5:01am — No Comments
Better to lose count while naming your blessings than to lose your blessings to counting your troubles.
Maltbie D. Babcock
We are supposed to have another 6 to 10 inches of snow dumped on us later today accompanied by another period of frigid temperatures and they predict more…Continue
Added by Ray on February 4, 2014 at 2:44am — No Comments
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Norman Vincent Peale
I’ve had a heck of a weekend. I was overwhelmed with…Continue
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