Spring is nature's way of saying, 'Let's party!'
My two favorite times of the year are Spring and…Continue
Added by Ray on March 31, 2016 at 2:50am — No Comments
When you're finished changing, you're finished.
I have a friend that I visit with every once in a while. He is a young guy, only in his…Continue
Added by Ray on March 30, 2016 at 1:49am — No Comments
“A good half of the art of living is resilience.”
Alain de Botton
I hope you had a good day yesterday. Mine was a little trying as my body decided it needed…Continue
Added by Ray on March 29, 2016 at 2:23am — No Comments
“Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.”
If you are like I am there are days that are not all that easy. Seems that often these days when my mind sends…Continue
Added by Ray on March 28, 2016 at 2:00am — No Comments
Live a life of love, honesty, appreciation, kindness and strength. Sprinkled with a little silliness.
My goodness it is Easter Weekend already. Our trees are blooming and the early flowers have already made their appearance.
Sunday I will be…Continue
Added by Ray on March 25, 2016 at 3:27am — No Comments
Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.
It is distressing for me to…Continue
Added by Ray on March 24, 2016 at 3:38am — No Comments
After every storm the sun will smile; for every problem there is a solution, and the soul's indefeasible duty is to be of good cheer.
William R. Alger
As I get older I have learned to appreciate each day. In reality at the end of my day I spend a…Continue
Added by Ray on March 23, 2016 at 3:40am — No Comments
“Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.”
Added by Ray on March 22, 2016 at 2:23am — No Comments
Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.
One of the realities we have to face when we are well past the entry into the golden age is thatan…Continue
Added by Ray on March 21, 2016 at 1:18am — No Comments
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
As I have grown older I have started to believe in reincarnation. I am not talking about rebirth but rather choosing to make changes that will allow us to embark on a new direction in our life. There are a lot…Continue
Added by Ray on March 18, 2016 at 3:45am — No Comments
"All the wonders you seek are within yourself."
Sir Thomas Brown
I had a long but productive day yesterday starting with a doctor’s appointment followed by an afternoon meeting with some of the key leaders of our cities move to…Continue
Added by Ray on March 17, 2016 at 3:23am — No Comments
“A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.”
If you have been reading the Daily over the years you then know how distressed I get over how many people I know who are so much better than they think they are.…Continue
Added by Ray on March 16, 2016 at 4:35am — No Comments
Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn't stop to enjoy it.
I liked reading this:
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Juniors Jorden Mitchell and…Continue
Added by Ray on March 15, 2016 at 3:30am — No Comments
Ride the energy of your own unique spirit.
Good news! My wife was only in the hospital for two days due to another mild bout of Atrial Fibrillation (AFIB). Since she has had a number of hospital…Continue
Added by Ray on March 14, 2016 at 2:55am — No Comments
Nostalgia is a file that removes the rough edges from the good old days.
It was a tough day yesterday. They put my wife back in the hospital after I was worn out going to my first Kiwanis meeting in months followed by…Continue
Added by Ray on March 11, 2016 at 4:49am — No Comments
“The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis”
One of the things that has frustrated me over the years is how extended discussion and review often leads to inaction. Or what sometimes is even…Continue
Added by Ray on March 10, 2016 at 3:33am — No Comments
When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
If you are like I am events can sometimes get you down. I know in my case this year has provided…Continue
Added by Ray on March 9, 2016 at 3:51am — No Comments
Be yourself, but always your better self.
Karl G. Maeser
I think one of the great secrets of a happy life is to appreciate the success of others. I use to tell folks when I lectured on management that I knew the secret of success and that was to work to make…Continue
Added by Ray on March 8, 2016 at 4:30am — No Comments
You'll never find peace of mind until you listen to your heart.
Here we are the second week in March and the beginning of my return to a more active life. While there are still a few medical issues to resolve, I…Continue
Added by Ray on March 7, 2016 at 3:52am — No Comments
“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”
Leonardo da Vinci
One of the ways I hope to streamline my life as I rejoin society is to keep it simple. I look forward to fewer complications, manageable obligations…Continue
Added by Ray on March 4, 2016 at 2:59am — No Comments