Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
I spent most of yesterday undergoing a wide variety of tests to determine the source of my internal problems. I got some bad news and some…Continue
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“You cannot tailor-make the situations in life but you can tailor-make the attitudes to fit those situations.”
Sometimes it is easier to go with the flow than it is to buck the current,…Continue
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Happiness is not a matter of events; it depends upon the tides of the mind.
One of the things I am most grateful for was the discovery some years ago that happiness does not…Continue
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When you are through changing, you are through.
I wish these were easier times for some of the people I meet. So often the setbacks they have experienced mostly through no fault of their own…Continue
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In summer, the song sings itself.
William Carlos Williams
Here we are summer with all it has to offer us in the Northern Hemisphere, sun, heat and more. This summer will be especially active for me besides…Continue
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“Habit is necessary; it is the habit of having habits, of turning a trail into a rut, that must be incessantly fought against if one is to remain alive.”
I think too many of us get so…Continue
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If you really put a small value upon yourself, rest assured that the world will not raise your price.
Wow, we picked up seven new subscribers yesterday and three are from outside the US.…Continue
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A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
Fr. Jerome Cummings
If you have been reading the Daily for any time at all you know my hobby is making and collecting new friends. For me they…Continue
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I am a quick study - I can memorize a script in an hour - but I can't remember a name three seconds.
OK, I’ll admit it I have gone into memory overload. I am sure that is the reason why I…Continue
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Procrastination is the bad habit of putting off until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
I have written lately about the barriers to accomplishment that…Continue
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Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
Yesterday I shared a letter that was forwarded to me by a retired professor friend that talked about the…Continue
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“It`s not how old you are, it`s how you are old.”
As you know I have often reported that my life has never been better even though I have had to depend on more medical intervention…Continue
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If you have zest and enthusiasm you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
Norman Vincent Peale
I am sometimes criticized for my having an excess of enthusiasm. I am not sure where…Continue
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“I am careful not to confuse excellence with perfection. Excellence, I can reach for; perfection is God's business.”
Michael J. Fox
Last week two of my friends talked about how burdensome perfectionism can…Continue
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The great tragedy of life is not that men perish, but that they cease to love.
William Somerset Maugham
The good news is that I’m over last week’s illness; the bad news is that I had a different internal…Continue
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“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”
Henry Stanley Haskins
Rather than me rambling this morning I want to offer something written by Marc…Continue
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Don't let one bad day ruin everything for you. Tomorrow is a new day.
Good morning, It will be especially good for me for I have improved to the point I will be adventuring out to attend a Salvation Army Donut Day event. So…Continue
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Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows that life delivers. And once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation might be, you can survive it.
I am still in recovery mode…Continue
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Blessed are they who have the gift of making friends, for it is one of God's greatest gifts.
I woke up last night and for some reason found myself thinking of the people I have met…Continue
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I enjoy convalescence. It is the part that makes the illness worthwhile.
George Bernard Shaw
Monday already, time seems to be rushing by. Although I must say I had a heck of a week last week. The…Continue
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