Holding on is believing that there’s only a past; letting go is knowing that there’s a future.
Daphne Rose Kingma
One of the great lessons that come with age is understanding that you cannot change what has already happened and understanding that much of the time…Continue
Added by Ray on May 31, 2013 at 2:44am — No Comments
"Too many young musicians today want to win polls before they learn their instruments."
Hi, sorry I can’t stop now I am off to a meeting. Just so you will have something to read while doing what ever you do when you read I am sending you this…Continue
Added by Ray on May 30, 2013 at 2:44am — No Comments
Your greatest power is to be... More loving, more courageous, more joyous, more friendly, more sensitive, more aware, more forgiving, more tolerant, more humble, more patient, more helpful. In essence, the power to be a better human being.
I was with some…Continue
Added by Ray on May 29, 2013 at 2:54am — No Comments
Follow your dreams, believe in yourself and don't give up.
Our annual Memorial Day in the US is now behind us and it traditionally marks the unofficial beginning of summer which in the view of many will end when we celebrate Labor Day in September.…Continue
Added by Ray on May 28, 2013 at 2:34am — No Comments
The brave die never, though they sleep in dust:
Their courage nerves a thousand living men.
Minot J. Savage
It is a national holiday in my country today and I am taking the day off. But since we have readers now in many other countries I…Continue
Added by Ray on May 27, 2013 at 2:41am — No Comments
Nostalgia is a file that removes the rough edges from the good old days.
I am not one of those who think that there is not a lot in today’s world that is better than it was years ago. For example I would not be visiting with you each day if not for the internet. In many ways I have benefited from…Continue
Added by Ray on May 24, 2013 at 2:42am — No Comments
"If it is to be, it is up to me."
William H. Johnsen
As a quick side note I want to share a message I got the other day from a Daily reader. Here is what she said.
….your words are always simple and from life, anyone can find themselves…Continue
Added by Ray on May 23, 2013 at 2:36am — No Comments
“Be the one who nurtures and builds. Be the one who has an understanding and a forgiving heart one who looks for the best in people. Leave people better than you found them.”
Marvin J. Ashton
I have come to believe that one of the greatest attributes we can have is a nurturing attitude. So many seem to be interested in…Continue
Added by Ray on May 22, 2013 at 2:41am — No Comments
Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.
Neale Donald Walsch
I had breakfast yesterday at an artist/restaurateur’s café around the corner from my neighborhood. I like the cafe as it reminds me of some of the great places in New York’s Greenwich Village in the…Continue
Added by Ray on May 21, 2013 at 1:50am — No Comments
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
Wow, my weekend was full and left me with little time for banking sleep. Between a farmers market, Street Festival, a Frank Sinatra tribute show, a…Continue
Added by Ray on May 20, 2013 at 2:39am — No Comments
Live your life passionately, live with purpose, make a difference, be all you can be, have fun, be awesome, stay healthy and most of all believe in you!!
I am going to have fun tomorrow and if you live in Central Indiana you can too. I will be…Continue
Added by Ray on May 17, 2013 at 2:39am — No Comments
The best way to multiply your happiness is to share it with others.
As you know I am an addict, I am addicted to happy people; I just can’t get enough of them. I think my main reason for always trying to spend as much time as possible is that their happiness is so contagious. In…Continue
Added by Ray on May 16, 2013 at 2:49am — No Comments
I just don't deal with the negativity. I can't get involved in that side of it. I don't understand it, and you can't let it take away from your life and what you are trying to do.
At breakfast yesterday with a consultant friend I suggested we should feel sorry for…Continue
Added by Ray on May 15, 2013 at 5:05am — No Comments
"See with your ears and hear with your eyes."
Wow! My life is changing! After much deliberation and advice I took the plunge and got a new set of hearing aids. They cost about three times as much as my first brand new car that I bought many years ago. I was unprepared for the…Continue
Added by Ray on May 14, 2013 at 2:35am — No Comments
“Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you.”
Mary Lou Retton
I had lunch the other day with a friend who has one of those front of the store jobs. You know they are the first person you see when you…Continue
Added by Ray on May 13, 2013 at 2:36am — No Comments
Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems.
Rainer Maria Rilke
It looks like Spring has decided to stay in my part of the world. Winter did make some last gasp visits over the past few weeks but hopefully we will not be revisited again until…Continue
Added by Ray on May 10, 2013 at 2:35am — No Comments
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.
I went to see my Pulmonologist yesterday. He checked my lungs, had his staff read out my history on my Continuous Positive Air Pressure (CPAP) sleep machine and…Continue
Added by Ray on May 9, 2013 at 3:59am — No Comments
Saying yes to happiness means learning to say no to things and people that stress you out.
If you are like most of us you have a bad day every once in a while. If I am down but have obligations I still try never to let others down which can result in stress overload. Fortunately I have learned…Continue
Added by Ray on May 8, 2013 at 2:47am — No Comments
The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.
George Bernard Shaw
I had breakfast yesterday with a friend who I think is an effective communicator. Our discussion centered on touching someone’s interests through the message…Continue
Added by Ray on May 7, 2013 at 2:40am — No Comments
People who want the most approval get the least and people who need approval the least get the most.
Here we go again another week. I plan on this one being really good. I only have two doctor’s appointments, no medical tests and a couple of meals with…Continue
Added by Ray on May 6, 2013 at 2:35am — No Comments