Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: ‘What! You too? I thought I was the only one.
The other day I learned that an another old friend had passed away. I am at the…Continue
Added by Ray on August 30, 2016 at 2:32am — No Comments
If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you'll never enjoy the sunshine.
The last week or so has been a real challenge for many of us in Central Indiana, as we were hit with a series of torrential rain…Continue
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Find the seed at the bottom of your heart and bring forth a flower.
I think I have told you before that one of the realities of post retirement is that there is no reason that we can’t do what it is that will…Continue
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If you want to be happy, be.
For a number of reasons I was thinking about my children, grandchildren and my great-grandson and ended up again realizing…Continue
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When things go wrong, don’t go with them.
Sorry about sleeping in yesterday. I have been pretty…Continue
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Hi everyone. Ray is sleeping in this morning so he asked me to send you one of his Dailys from the archive.
Ray’s Daily first published on August 23, 2004
There is so…Continue
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“Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.”
Corrie ten Boom
I hope you had a good weekend. Mine was uneventful I spent most of it fighting off respiratory problems. I am at the age where life is lived one day at a time so…Continue
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"For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
One of the best things I learned over the years was that people could not make me angry and if I did get angry…Continue
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A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events and outcomes. It is a catalyst and it sparks extraordinary results.
I am off to a Kiwanis meeting this morning where…Continue
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Looking back at my life's voyage, I can only say that it has been a golden trip.
As my wife and I reminisced yesterday we had a lot of years to cover. We have piled up a lot of memories in our more than sixty years…Continue
Added by Ray on August 17, 2016 at 3:06am — No Comments
Good times become better and bad times become tolerable when shared with a life partner like you.
It is a big day today, it is my wife’s birthday. We will be dining with family tonight and will be joined our favorite grandnephew who flew in from North Carolina just to be with…Continue
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When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
I had lunch with a respected good friend the other day. We don’t get together often so when we do we…Continue
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Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
One of the things that enrich my golden years is the interesting people I know, people like you. Earlier…Continue
Added by Ray on August 12, 2016 at 3:19am — No Comments
“Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.”
I have found that the best way for me to get back on track is to stop and think about how good my…Continue
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The best vision is insight.
I have the highest regard for folks who have highly developed insight, you know the people who often see things we…Continue
Added by Ray on August 10, 2016 at 2:17am — No Comments
When you get the choice to sit it out or dance, I hope you dance.
Lee Ann Womack
If you are like most of us you sometimes let things bother you to the point they get you down. I know I have had many occasions when the blahs were…Continue
Added by Ray on August 9, 2016 at 1:14am — No Comments
The only way to have a friend is to be one
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You probably know somebody who is not that happy with their life. I know I do. It is not so much…Continue
Added by Ray on August 8, 2016 at 3:09am — No Comments
"A memory is a photograph taken by the heart to make a special moment last forever."
I think that one of the things I am most grateful for is the great memories that folks have left with me. Even to this day I find…Continue
Added by Ray on August 5, 2016 at 12:33am — No Comments
Be yourself. You're okay. And it really doesn't matter what other people think.
Yesterday I shared with a few of my Kiwanis friends that I felt guilty about not being as active as I have been in the past. A few…Continue
Added by Ray on August 4, 2016 at 3:29am — No Comments
“Happiness depends upon ourselves.”
Every once in a while I have a day that sparkles and yesterday was one of those. The highlight was an infusion of humor, warmth and…Continue
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