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August 2013 Blog Posts (22)

Was it fate or was it luck?

Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.

Marcus Aurelius



Here we are on the threshold of autumn after an eventful and rapidly moving summer. For some reason I took a little…


Added by Ray on August 30, 2013 at 2:41am — No Comments

We are running out of somedays

“Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them - every day begin the task anew.”

Saint Francis de Sales


Have you run into people who seem to have given up on themselves like…


Added by Ray on August 29, 2013 at 2:31am — No Comments

People do care

Always be a first-rate version of yourself.

Audrey Hepburn



The other day I wrote that I believed that if you behaved in a pleasing and positive manner that you would be rewarded in kind by the people you meet. I had a colleague…


Added by Ray on August 28, 2013 at 2:39am — No Comments

How do you think your day will be?

There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference.  The little difference is attitude.  The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.

W. Clement Stone



The more I observe the world around me the more I think many unhappy people…


Added by Ray on August 27, 2013 at 2:42am — No Comments

Mirror mirror what do you see?

Look closely at the present you are constructing: it should look like the future you are dreaming

Alice Walker



I was with a friend the other day who reported that his life became boring and uneventful after he retired. As I listened I thought that my friend…


Added by Ray on August 26, 2013 at 2:36am — No Comments

I trust you

“The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.”

Ernest Hemingway

Boy do I think Hemingway is right. I hated it when my old company put in a system that required us to go through a lengthy procedure to make sure someone was not cheating us on a warrantee claim. We would spend an hour of…


Added by Ray on August 23, 2013 at 6:15am — No Comments

Boost your mood

"When you cannot get a compliment any other way pay yourself one."

Mark Twain



Do you ever get the blahs? I do and since I can’t stand too much time in a funk I usually quickly do something to bring my mind back to a better place. You are probably like I am and…


Added by Ray on August 22, 2013 at 2:45am — No Comments

It's an art

All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.

Henry Ellis



I have another one of those full days today. I’ll spend some time with my Doctor to follow-up on my brief weekend stop at the heart hospital and then on to an important…


Added by Ray on August 21, 2013 at 2:39am — No Comments

How to succeed

"The business process starts with the customer. In fact, if it is not started with the customer, it all too many times abruptly ends with the customer."

William Scherkenbach

When I was in the computer industry I had the good fortune to be able to work with some really great people. While theoretically I was in…


Added by Ray on August 20, 2013 at 2:46am — No Comments

How do you feel today?

Health is a large word.  It embraces not the body only, but the mind and spirit as well;…and not today's pain or pleasure alone, but the whole being and outlook of a man.

James H. West



Good morning all. I hope you had a good weekend. I spent a large part of mine in a heart…


Added by Ray on August 19, 2013 at 4:14am — No Comments

Do you know you?

“There is no satisfaction that can compare with looking back across the years and finding you’ve grown in self-control, judgment, generosity, and unselfishness.”

Ella Wheeler Wilcox



I think I have mentioned before how surprised I am that so many people I meet do not know or…


Added by Ray on August 16, 2013 at 2:45am — No Comments

Another way is often a better mway

“Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.”

George Bernard Shaw



I had breakfast with a consultant friend the other day and discovered that she has demonstrated a willingness to appreciate alternate solutions. Many in her profession are so…


Added by Ray on August 15, 2013 at 2:31am — No Comments

Today would be a good day to start

At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.

Lao Tzu


The other day I included a quote that it is never too late to start your second childhood. Actually as I have suggested in many Dailies in the past it is always a good time to consider starting your…


Added by Ray on August 14, 2013 at 2:40am — No Comments

What do you think?

You’ve got to dance like there’s nobody watching,

Love like you’ll never be hurt,

Sing like there’s nobody listening,

And live like it’s heaven on earth.

William W. Purkey



I have finally decided…


Added by Ray on August 13, 2013 at 2:36am — No Comments

Let's both have a great day

"The greater danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it."




Good morning everyone. Here we go again a new week, a new day and a fresh start. I kick mine off not with my normal exercise…


Added by Ray on August 12, 2013 at 2:07am — No Comments

You can get up now

Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.

Soren Kierkegaard



I have been concerned a number of times lately by folks who have told me that they are having a difficult time coping with the changes in their lives. This often happens…


Added by Ray on August 9, 2013 at 2:31am — No Comments

Go ahead, take a risk

“Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.”

Chinese proverb



It has been a full week so far. My cell phone died and I succumbed to the siren song of the latest technology in the replacement phone I bought, it was not cheap! I thought it…


Added by Ray on August 8, 2013 at 2:42am — No Comments

Stay cool

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.

Thomas Jefferson



I was with someone the other day that went ballistic when a customer service representative could not do what they wanted in…


Added by Ray on August 7, 2013 at 3:53am — No Comments

Please pay attention

Tell me to what you pay attention and I will tell you who you are.

Jose Ortega y Gasset

I was talking to a friend of mine yesterday morning while we were working at a fundraiser for our Kiwanis Club’s annual Christmas Clothe-a-Child project. I had been bemoaning the fact that so many young people these days…


Added by Ray on August 6, 2013 at 2:50am — No Comments

It's not too late to change

“Destiny is not a matter of chance; it is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.”

William Jennings Bryan

How many people do you know that are stuck in life trying to do what everyone but themselves tells them they should do? I have met many over the years who…


Added by Ray on August 5, 2013 at 3:33am — No Comments

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