Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
Good morning all. I hope your week has been as good as mine has been. As an example many of my friends have…Continue
Added by Ray on February 26, 2015 at 9:26am — No Comments
“I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.”
One thing you will learn as you grow older is the importance of building friendships. In fact there is little in life that is more valuable than the people who have given us the gift of…Continue
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The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Peter F. Drucker
I hibernated over this past weekend as our city worked through sub-zero arctic weather. In fact it was actually warmer in Alaska than where I…Continue
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Work on yourself first, take responsibility for your own progress.
We’ve talked a lot lately about how much better life is when we unload some of our burdens. Too many of us take on more than we can comfortably do, others…Continue
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“People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.”
Joseph F Newton
If you are like I am you know some really shy young people and some really shy old folks. One of the things I enjoy most is learning more about my introverted friends for more often than not they…Continue
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“One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it's worth watching”
I am at the age when I hear other folks who have lived long lives say that they wish they had done things in their life that they never tried. I try to remind everyone that life is not over until it is over and there is a lot to be said for having some bucket list plans. I know the later…Continue
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When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
I was talking to a friend the other day who is suffering from an old malady of mine, obligation overload. My friend is faced with the fact that there…Continue
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“Comparison is the death of joy.”
You know what I like about us? We are all different and all special. Just think what our life would be like if all our friends and even strangers thought alike, behaved the same way we…Continue
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Hatred is self-punishment.
Is it just me or do you also think there are more hateful comments coming from ordinary folks these days compared to years ago when things seemed to be more civil? I know…Continue
Added by Ray on February 16, 2015 at 3:08am — No Comments
Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.
Yesterday I had lunch with a special friend. She is an accomplished artist and has created a series of paintings…Continue
Added by Ray on February 13, 2015 at 4:11am — No Comments
If you want to turn your life around, try thankfulness. It will change your life mightily.
A week or so ago I sent out a note to friends thanking them for helping my Kiwanis Club make a difference in the lives of…Continue
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The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.
I missed a couple of appointments and opportunities over the last few months that disturbed me and has taught me I have to manage…Continue
Added by Ray on February 11, 2015 at 2:51am — No Comments
“Don’t let mental blocks control you. Set yourself free. Confront your fear and turn the mental blocks into building blocks.”
In yesterday’s Daily I used the quote “It’s not who you are that holds you…Continue
Added by Ray on February 10, 2015 at 2:56am — No Comments
It’s not who you are that holds you back, it’s who you think you’re not.”
I had breakfast with a friend last Saturday and we discussed how she was investing in herself by taking a few weeks to examine what she will do for the rest of her working life.…Continue
Added by Ray on February 9, 2015 at 12:59am — No Comments
“I feel the capacity to care is the thing which gives life its deepest significance.”
The other day I wrote many of you asking you to consider attending my Kiwanis Clubs annual Dinner and wine tasting at the Country…Continue
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A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails.
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Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
I restarted my workouts yesterday and found that the combination of weight gain and the lack…Continue
Added by Ray on February 4, 2015 at 2:27am — No Comments
What a wonderful life I’ve had! I only wish I’d realized it sooner.
My birthday is behind me and I have no significant health problems so now is a good time to start my new normal. This is the Daily’s 16th year…Continue
Added by Ray on February 3, 2015 at 2:58am — No Comments
“If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.”
A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
Hi everybody I am back and well. The health problems I had experienced last week are no longer around and I will be going back to my normal routine tomorrow.
Added by Ray on February 2, 2015 at 8:09am — No Comments