“Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you.”
Mary Lou Retton
I had lunch the other day with a friend who has one of those front of the…Continue
Added by Ray on May 13, 2013 at 2:36am — No Comments
Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems.
Rainer Maria Rilke
It looks like Spring has decided to stay in my part of the world. Winter did make some last gasp visits over…Continue
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Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.
I went to see my Pulmonologist yesterday. He checked my lungs, had his staff read out my history…Continue
Added by Ray on May 9, 2013 at 3:59am — No Comments
Saying yes to happiness means learning to say no to things and people that stress you out.
If you are like most of us you have a bad day every once in a while. If I am down but have obligations I still try never to let others down which…Continue
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The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.
George Bernard Shaw
I had breakfast yesterday with a friend who I think is an effective communicator.…Continue
Added by Ray on May 7, 2013 at 2:40am — No Comments
People who want the most approval get the least and people who need approval the least get the most.
Here we go again another week. I plan on this one being really good. I only have…Continue
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The most important thing is to enjoy your life - to be happy - it's all that matters.
Over the years I have spent many hours with people who were in search of a happier life. As I…Continue
Added by Ray on May 3, 2013 at 2:37am — No Comments
Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future.
Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored
Added by Ray on May 2, 2013 at 2:38am — No Comments
We fear doing too little when we should do more. Then atone by doing too much, when perhaps we should do less.
It has been a challenging week so far. I continue with tests;…Continue
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"At different states in our lives, the signs of love may vary: dependence, attraction, contentment, worry, loyalty, grief, but at the heart, the source is always the same. Human beings have the rare capacity to connect with each other, against all odds."
Added by Ray on April 29, 2013 at 2:52am — No Comments
He who knows that enough is enough will always have enough.
I’ll tell you one of the things that drives me crazy is shopping with friends who spend an inordinate amount of time examining…Continue
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“Love life and life will love you back. Love people and they will love you back.”
I was at a meeting the other night of people who had a lot of years under their belt and a…Continue
Added by Ray on April 25, 2013 at 2:46am — No Comments
“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”
If you have been reading the Daily over the last year or so then you know that I often forward some of the wisdom offered by…Continue
Added by Ray on April 24, 2013 at 2:45am — No Comments
“It's amazing how much you can get done if you don't worry about who gets the credit.”
Dallin H. Oaks
I was with a friend recently who I hold in high regard. I was glad that she was willing to share all…Continue
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May your walls know joy; May every room hold laughter and every window open to great possibility.
I don’t really understand why there are so many people who seem to feel the…Continue
Added by Ray on April 22, 2013 at 2:40am — No Comments
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside them was superior to circumstance.
I had another of those fully loaded days yesterday…Continue
Added by Ray on April 19, 2013 at 5:20am — No Comments
“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.”
Added by Ray on April 18, 2013 at 2:31am — No Comments
“Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.”
Last week was especially enjoyable because of the variety of people I met. They included a couple from…Continue
Added by Ray on April 17, 2013 at 2:43am — No Comments
Life is like a roller coaster, live it, be happy, enjoy life.
I was reminded again on my recent cruise how true it is that beauty is in the eyes of the beholder. As an example we saw…Continue
Added by Ray on April 16, 2013 at 2:46am — No Comments
“How did it get so late so soon?”
Hi everyone, as you can see I made it back after visiting Cozumel, the Grand Caymans, Jamaica and Haiti. Most of my time I spent undercover; I was undercover…Continue
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