When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
Lately I have been talking a lot about not waiting too long to do what will make you happy. Far too many of us delay breaking away to find happiness until someday. Unfortunately many find that someday is never today…Continue
Added by Ray on September 30, 2014 at 2:15am — No Comments
Listen to the compass of your heart. All you need lies within you.
Mary Anne Radmacher
I had lunch with an old friend the other day. He is now the semi-retired CEO of a large corporation where he continues as the…Continue
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My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.
I am running behind and had a late night last…Continue
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Be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud.
This has been a busy and enjoyable week for me. I have been entertained by some excellent performers and tonight I will attend the Actors Theatre of Indiana’s…Continue
Added by Ray on September 25, 2014 at 3:06am — No Comments
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Yesterday I shared with you that I thought success should defined as living a well-rounded life that is not centered on wealth and the acquisition of…Continue
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“One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it's worth watching”
I was at a dinner party the other night chatting with an educator and expressed my concerns that it seemed like too many young people…Continue
Added by Ray on September 23, 2014 at 3:56am — No Comments
Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass... It's about learning how to dance in the rain.
I have a question for you this morning, would you like to be happier than you are now? I know most of us would. Well I have some bad news and some good news. The…Continue
Added by Ray on September 22, 2014 at 3:42am — No Comments
Overthinking kills your happiness, insecurities kills your self-esteem, & lies kills your trust.
As I have aged I have discovered that if I want to live an active and happy life I need to go about doing so without too much delay. I see way too many folks…Continue
Added by Ray on September 19, 2014 at 12:53am — No Comments
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.
A couple of days ago I took my car in for what I thought was some minor repairs only to find out that I had a catastrophic problem that would cost more than $3000 to repair, that…Continue
Added by Ray on September 18, 2014 at 2:53am — No Comments
“Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.”
I hope you are staying as happy as I am. I am sometimes accused of being unrealistically happy, if I am I don’t care as I find deciding to…Continue
Added by Ray on September 17, 2014 at 3:47am — No Comments
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I have had the good fortune during my numerous careers to meet many people, even movie stars, US and Foreign Leaders, non-profit and business CEO’s and hundreds of others.…Continue
Added by Ray on September 16, 2014 at 3:36am — No Comments
Some people dream of success... while others wake up and work hard at it.
I had breakfast last Saturday with one of our cities most respected leaders. He recently retired as the head of a major health organization but continues wearing many hats as he works to…Continue
Added by Ray on September 15, 2014 at 4:10am — No Comments
“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
One of the things that gives me pleasure is the thoughts others share with me, especially those that provide the…Continue
Added by Ray on September 12, 2014 at 3:40am — No Comments
There is a garden in every childhood, an enchanted place where colors are brighter, the air softer, and the morning more fragrant than ever again.
Years ago I was told that in every…Continue
Added by Ray on September 11, 2014 at 12:45am — No Comments
“It`s not how old you are, it`s how you are old.”
I would find it a lot easier forgetting how old I really am instead of how old my mind thinks I am if people would quit telling me. I just never really feel I am as…Continue
Added by Ray on September 10, 2014 at 3:20am — No Comments
Happiness is a journey, not a destination; happiness is to be found along the way not at the end of the road, for then the journey is over and it's too late. The time for happiness is today not tomorrow.
Paul H Dunn
We have talked a lot lately…Continue
Added by Ray on September 9, 2014 at 2:08am — No Comments
“In all of living, have much fun and laughter. Life is to be enjoyed, not just endured.”
Gordon B. Hinckley
If you are like I am you delight in being around people who always seem to be pleasant and generally…Continue
Added by Ray on September 8, 2014 at 3:20am — No Comments
The key is not to prioritize what's on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.
I have found there are two different retirement life styles, one is lived by folks with too little to do and the other is lived by folks with too much to do. In my circles I…Continue
Added by Ray on September 5, 2014 at 12:25am — No Comments
“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.”
OK, it is September already and we are on the threshold of autumn in my part of the world. We leave a mild spring like summer behind and move…Continue
Added by Ray on September 4, 2014 at 3:03am — No Comments
I find that it is not the circumstances in which we are placed, but the spirit in which we face them, that constitutes our comfort.
Elizabeth T. King
Each of us is…Continue
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