The gain from pain

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One cannot get through life without pain … What we can do is choose how to use the pain life presents to us.  Bernie S.…

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Happiness begins with me …

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Happiness depends upon ourselves. Aristotle Happiness is what most of us chase and then feel frustrated that it keeps eluding us most of the time.…

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This piece is on Peace

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Peace is not the absence of conflict, but the presence of God no matter what the conflict. Peace has numerous connotations from peace of mind…

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Sadness is inescapable but…

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Sadness is almost never anything but a form of fatigue. André Gide It is an inescapable part of life, yet sadness isn’t welcome and so…

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A lifeline called humor

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Were it not for my little jokes, I could not bear the burdens of this office. Abraham Lincoln The challenge that life often puts before…

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Those who act make mistakes…

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The only man who makes no mistakes is the man who never does anything. Eleanor Roosevelt Critics particularly move critics are a breed that thrives…

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Being good everyday is…

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It isn’t hard to be good from time to time … What’s tough is being good every day.  Willie Mays Look back at your youth…

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The first step…

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The distance doesn’t matter; only the first step is difficult. Madame Marquise du Deffand Even as I write this post I am acutely aware of…

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Our part has to be played too..

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God doesn’t make orange juice, God makes oranges. Jesse Jackson One of our human failings is our penchant to pass on our responsibilities to others…

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