The Beauty of Serendipity

“The more I draw and write, the more I realize that accidents are a necessary part of any creative act, much more so than logic or wisdom. Sometimes a mistake is the only way of arriving at an original concept, and the history of successful inventions is full of mishaps, serendipity and unintended results.” ~Continue reading “The Beauty of Serendipity”

Sometimes it’s Best to do Nothing!

“The sage acts by doing nothing.” ~ Tao Te Ching chapter 2 The fall semester has begun which means I’m busier than ever. It’s hard to believe that I’m beginning my twelfth year of teaching at the college. Where has the time gone? Needless to say after all those years of teaching the same subject,Continue reading “Sometimes it’s Best to do Nothing!”


“Most discoveries even today are a combination of serendipity and of searching.” ~ Siddhartha Mukherjee “In reality, serendipity accounts for one percent of the blessings we receive in life, work and love. The other 99 percent is dues to our efforts.” ~ Peter McWilliams “I’ve always loved life, and I’ve never known what’s ahead. IContinue reading “Serendipity”

Trust Serendipity

“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” – St. Francis of Assisi This morning as I was thinking about what to write for this week’s post, serendipity came to my rescue. The above quote was in my email inbox. When I read the quote, I wasContinue reading “Trust Serendipity”