“I finally figured out the only reason to be alive is to enjoy it.”
Rita Mae Brown
Yesterday a friend of mine told me that I seem to be committed to enjoying my…Continue
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“Live your life without ever having to ask, 'What if?”
When you get to be my age you learn how true…Continue
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"If you don't think every day is a good day, just try missing one."
Yesterday I had breakfast with…Continue
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“It`s not how old you are, it`s how you are old.”
It will be another big day for me. I start mine by joining my wife at the doctor where we will…Continue
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Cherish all your happy moments: they make a fine cushion for old age
Here we go again, a new week. My week as usual will be an abridged version of all I use to do but will include things I want to…Continue
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In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
I had the good fortune many years ago to meet an executive secretary at Morton Salt in Chicago. We only met a…Continue
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Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment nothing can fail; without it nothing can succeed. He who molds public sentiment goes deeper than he who enacts statutes or decisions possible or impossible to execute.
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Don't get older just to get wiser. If you get older, you will be wiser, I believe that - if you dare. But get older because it's fun!
I hope you are going to have a great day today. I have…Continue
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Friends are the siblings God never gave us.
James Kiberd and Ray
I heard the other day from my two favorite New York actors, James Kiberd and Susan Keith-Kiberd. They said they would be coming through Indianapolis today and offered…Continue
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Since there is nothing so well worth having as friends, never lose a chance to make them.
It is hard for me to believe that I retired the first time more than twenty five years ago. I retired for the last…Continue
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“Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment.”
I have been lucky over the years as I have been asked to do many things I was…Continue
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Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.
I don’t know about you but I am appalled by the political rhetoric and the lack of civility that is being exhibited these days. I am also saddened by…Continue
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Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.
Not too long ago I suggested that our progress is often limited by our inability to let go of some of the clutter in our lives. Yesterday…Continue
Added by Ray on October 12, 2016 at 3:37am — No Comments
When you feel like giving up, remember why you held on for so long in the first place.
I have met some really outstanding folks in my lifetime. Everyone from people with modest positions to community and business leaders. I also have been able to meet and sometimes…Continue
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Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
I sometimes wonder why if I am retired and have limited my mandatory requirements why I so often don’t seem to have time to do some of the things I would like…Continue
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Happenings in life depend on your attitude. stay positive, speak the language of heart with love, compassion and forgiveness.
Anil Kumar Sinha
I was down…Continue
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"It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can only do little - do what you can."
I recently told my fellow Kiwanis club members how much I appreciated all they were doing for…Continue
Added by Ray on October 5, 2016 at 1:56am — No Comments
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.
As you know I believe that we all deserve to be happy as we go through life, It is not too easy if we walk alone with unable to enjoy…Continue
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It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
Henry David Thoreau
I was at a seminar last week where the group concluded that these days too many of us are so busy that we don’t have any time to appreciate our…Continue
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The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.”
Michel de Montaigne,
One of the things that makes each of us so special is our uniqueness. Each of us has our own personal attributes, challenges and style. Within ourselves is our persona that…Continue
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