The Importance of Story

“Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disenfranchised. No barrier of the senses shuts me out from the sweet, gracious discourses of my book friends. They talk to me without embarrassment or awkwardness.” ~ Helen Keller “Every man’s work, whether it be literature, or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is alwaysContinue reading “The Importance of Story”

My Life Flows On In Endless Song

“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” ~ Wayne Dyer This morning I woke up with one of my favorite hymns in my head. “My life flows on in endless song; Above earth’s lamentation I hear the real though far off hymn That hails a new creation.Continue reading “My Life Flows On In Endless Song”


“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” ~ Milton Berle “Your big opportunity may be right where you are now.” ~ Napoleon Hill “Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.” ~ Betty Friedan Recently I’ve been helping my sister brainstorm ideas for a series of YouTube videos to helpContinue reading “Opportunities”

Words, Words, Words

“I never feel lonely if I’ve got a book – they’re like old friends. Even if you’re not reading them over and over again, you know they are there. And they’re part of your history. They sort of tell a story about your journey through life.” ~ Emilia Fox “There are three kinds of men.Continue reading “Words, Words, Words”

What If We Could Change the World?

“Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.” ~ Malala Yousafzai “Creativity can solve almost any problem. The creative act, the defeat of habit by originality, overcomes everything.” ~ George Lois “It takes a different value system if you wish to change the world.” ~ Jacque FrescoContinue reading “What If We Could Change the World?”