“Real courage is doing the right thing when nobody's looking. Doing the unpopular thing because it's what you believe, and the heck with everybody.”
I was thinking the other day about the folks I have met who have done some…Continue
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"It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities."
J K Rowling
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“Experience is not what happens to a man, it is what a man does with what happens to him.”
Aldous Huxley ~
I am off to see my pulmonologist this morning to verify I am still breathing, I pretty sure I am but…Continue
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Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
Well my friends here we are at the beginning of another new year. I don’t know about you but I plan on keeping things simpler this year. I am not going to worry about what I…Continue
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Today is a national holiday in my country so the Daily staff is spending the day planning for the months ahead. The Daily will be back to normal tomorrow. In the meantime:
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What the New Year brings to you will depend a great deal on what you bring to the New Year.
By Vern McLellan
I had breakfast yesterday with a University Professor friend. She has been an active contributor to the global health scene for the many…Continue
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“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.”
I got an e-mail from an old friend the other…Continue
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Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
T. S. Eliot
Maureen and Ray
The other day when I was with my family and friends for a Christmas Eve dinner my friend Maureen took the picture…Continue
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A Single Generosity Enlarges the World.
Mary Anne Radmacher
I hope you enjoyed the last few days. For some it was…Continue
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Joy is the holy fire that keeps our purpose warm and our intelligence aglow.
Note: I spent yesterday fighting my cold and resting. This morning…Continue
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The brightest stars are those who shine for the benefit of others.
I had another one of those slowdown days yesterday. I ended up putting a number of plans on hold as I treated an early stage cold. I am hoping for a quick recovery as…Continue
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“It is part of a good man to do great and noble deeds, though he risk everything.”
I was saddened Sunday when I heard that former Indianapolis Mayor Bill Hudnut had passed away. While Mayor Dick Lugar took our city to…Continue
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Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier.
It is that time of year. Here where I live we have been hit with arctic blasts that remind us to bundle up…Continue
Added by Ray on December 19, 2016 at 2:26am — No Comments
I've come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that's as unique as a fingerprint - and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.
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There is good in every year.”
Lailah Gifty Akita
In just a few weeks we will begin a new year, one that again…Continue
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"Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves."
James M. Barrie
I know it is the season to be jolly but it was a little hard for me yesterday. My day began with an ophthalmologist letting me…Continue
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There are no strangers here; only friends you haven't yet met.
William Butler Yeats
I honestly believe that the most debilitating thing we face is not disease but…Continue
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“The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled.”
If you are like I am you know folks who are good people who spend all their time just…Continue
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“You can get what you want or you can just get old.”
I had a full day yesterday and have another ahead today. Since we are experiencing winter weather I…Continue
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“In a gentle way, you can shake the world.”
I have a busy morning. Two breakfast meetings followed by an early lunch. I am sure that by the time I…Continue
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