Friday, August 28, 2015

What Is An Immigrant?

What is an immigrant if not another word for brethren. Everyone in every family was at one time an immigrant hoping for love and acceptance in a different location.

Author Unknown

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Thursday, August 27, 2015

Political Pronouncements

Political pronouncements mean little until specifics are applied to them. Words such as hope and change mean little until they are defined and action applied to them.

Author Unknown

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

If Only

Most people live lives of "if only." "If only I had done that, everything would be different." But if what happened had not been meant to happen, it wouldn't have happened, hence the "if only" serves no purpose.

Instead, the wise among us live the lives they have, making the most of every precious moment, and of each opportunity that presents itself now.

Author Unknown

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Finding Yourself

Many people feel lost in their lives and endure a sense of emptiness. But none of us are lost if we have clarity of mind and the willingness to look within. There the voice of guidance awaits us.

Author Unknown

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Saturday, August 22, 2015

The Greatest Treasure

The greatest treasure is not monetary. It is in having your health, people who love you and a sense of helping others each day. If you have those three things, you are indeed rich.

Author Unknown

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Friday, August 21, 2015

No Comparison Among Friends

There is no comparison among friends for each relationship is perfect in its own way.

Dick
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Thursday, August 20, 2015

Life Is A Series Of Stumbles

Each of us stumbles, and as we arise from those stumbles we have the opportunity of growing a little stronger and a little wiser from them.

Author Unknown

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

What Do These Two Men Have In Common?

Yesterday I spoke with "Pete" and a little later with "Mike." Pete is a retired coach and school teacher, who is in great shape and about to hike the Grand Canyon for the 24th time. He has a wife, two daughters and grandchildren.

Mike is a homeless man, an ex-house painter, surviving on the street, and drugs have taken their toll. He wants a better life but is not driven to pursue it. He has no surviving family and is alone in the world.

What do these two men have in common?

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Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Life Is Like A Rose Garden

Life is like a rose garden, filled with beauty and thorns. The wise among us learn to accept both with an open heart, a sense of grace and a forgiving nature.

Dick


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