“Being happy doesn't mean that everything is perfect.
It means that you've decided to look beyond the imperfections.”
I got good news yesterday afternoon from my gastro-intestinal Doc. The biopsy on the troublesome polyp is benign so thankfully there is…Continue
Added by Ray on March 30, 2012 at 4:32am — No Comments
"You may delay, but time will not."
I am busy and somewhat distracted today and must leave for a meeting. I do feel the need to get my taxes done as well and hopefully today I will learn about my next medical…Continue
Added by Ray on March 29, 2012 at 4:33am — No Comments
“To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.”
Busy day today, I am off to…Continue
Added by Ray on March 28, 2012 at 3:37am — No Comments
We get to make a living; we give to make a life.
This coming Thursday I will be sharing with a number of guests at my weekly Kiwanis meeting why I have been a Kiwanis member for more than thirty years. It has not always been easy to…Continue
Added by Ray on March 27, 2012 at 4:09am — No Comments
He who fears he shall suffer, already suffers what he fears.
I made it back from my special assignment which took me to Michigan where their traditional cold and blustery March weather was replaced with balmy days with temperatures in the…Continue
Added by Ray on March 26, 2012 at 3:39am — No Comments
Success is peace of mind in knowing you did your best.
I am off early this morning on a special assignment and will not be back until Thursday and then Friday I have to be at the hospital at 6 AM for another Colonoscopy. The…Continue
Added by Ray on March 20, 2012 at 4:33am — No Comments
Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.
One of the benefits I get from putting the Daily together is the constant reminder not to take life too seriously. The balance I try to provide by including some humor is as much for…Continue
Added by Ray on March 19, 2012 at 3:28am — No Comments
The temple bell stops but I still hear the sound coming out of the flowers.
I am not sure about global warming but I am positive about Indianapolis warming. Here we are in the middle of…Continue
Added by Ray on March 16, 2012 at 3:50am — No Comments
Act happy, feel happy, be happy, without a reason in the world. Then you can love, and do what you will.
We’ve talked a lot about happiness lately and yet it still eludes many of us. I wonder if some of us don’t recognize the opportunities…Continue
Added by Ray on March 15, 2012 at 5:02am — No Comments
I brought children into this dark world because it needed the light that only a child can bring.
I can’t talk right now, I am off to exercise and then on to meetings. Since my day includes some mystery I don’t want to take a chance…Continue
Added by Ray on March 14, 2012 at 3:44am — No Comments
"Friends are the Angels that help you fly"
I have been thinking lately about how fortunate I am to have met and been with so many interesting people. Many have become good friends while others enrich my life…Continue
Added by Ray on March 13, 2012 at 4:16am — No Comments
It is amazing how much crisper the general experience of life becomes when your body is given a chance to develop a little strength.
Today I move to a new regimen in my effort to sustain the health gains I have made over the last 3…Continue
Added by Ray on March 12, 2012 at 4:14am — No Comments
"Those who wish to sing always find a song."
I have often been asked over the years why it is that I seem happier than most, especially when faced with adversity. I have even been…Continue
Added by Ray on March 9, 2012 at 3:52am — No Comments
"Actually ideas are everywhere. It's the paperwork, that is, sitting down and thinking them into a coherent story, trying to find just the right words, that can and usually does get to be labor."
I have a case of writers block today; I hope you…Continue
Added by Ray on March 8, 2012 at 3:01am — No Comments
The great majority of us are required to live a life of constant duplicity. Your health is bound to be affected if, day after day, you say the opposite of what you feel, if you grovel before what you dislike, and rejoice at what brings you nothing but misfortune.
Added by Ray on March 7, 2012 at 3:10am — No Comments
Be aware of wonder. Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work every day some.
Lately I have noticed that a lot of the folks I know are unbelievably busy. The more I have…Continue
Added by Ray on March 6, 2012 at 3:29am — No Comments
“The songs of our ancestors are also the songs of our children”
Those of you who have been reading the Daily for a while have occasionally heard me talk about the legacy we will leave behind at the end of our time. Many measure…Continue
Added by Ray on March 5, 2012 at 4:10am — No Comments
No person has the right to rain on your dreams.
Marian Wright Edelman
Greetings all, I hope your week is ending well and that you are prepared to enjoy the weekend, I know I am. I had a rewarding and productive day yesterday and am starting what…Continue
Added by Ray on March 2, 2012 at 3:55am — No Comments
Springtime is the land awakening. The March winds are the morning yawn.
Wow! Yesterday was the last day of February and it was sunny and almost 70 degrees Fahrenheit outside. I don’t know how it is where you are at but it looks like…Continue
Added by Ray on March 1, 2012 at 4:38am — No Comments