Doing It Anyway

“Those who improve with age embrace the power of personal growth and personal achievement and begin to replace youth with wisdom, innocence with understanding, and lack of purpose with self-actualization.” ~ Bo Bennett “Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creaturesContinue reading “Doing It Anyway”

Life is Messy. Why That’s a Good Thing!

“The one thing that I keep learning over and over again is that I don’t know nothing. I mean, that’s my life lesson.” ~ Dwayne Johnson “My greatest life lesson has been that life can change in a second. This is why it’s important to always live your best possible life and to do whatContinue reading “Life is Messy. Why That’s a Good Thing!”

Marriage Lessons

“Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads, which sew people together through the years.” ~ Simone Signoret “A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.” ~ Mignon McLaughlin Today is my thirty-seventh wedding anniversary. It’s hard to believe that my husband andContinue reading “Marriage Lessons”

Life Lessons

“It is a universal principle that you get more of what you think about, talk about, and feel strongly about.” ~ Jack Canfield “I am an ordinary man who worked hard to develop the talent I was given. I believed in myself, and I believe in the goodness of others.” ~ Muhammad Ali The otherContinue reading “Life Lessons”

Things I Learned from My Father part 2 – Kindness

“No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.” ~ Aesop “My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.” ~ Dalai Lama “Here are the values that I stand for: honesty, equality, kindness, compassion, treating people the way you want to be treated, and helping those in need. To me those areContinue reading “Things I Learned from My Father part 2 – Kindness”