Tag: quote

  • Fail

    I have not failed. I’ve just found 10000 ways that won’t work. Thomas Edison Edison’s thinking was optimistic. It was progressive. It makes sense. Without failure, how do we learn? The key is to overcome the failure. We must be willing to fall 10000 times. Developing the tenacity to accept failure is a challenge today. […]

  • I am Vain

    There is nothing so agonizing to the fine skin of vanity as the application of a rough truth. -Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton Recently, I discovered that I am vain. In no way, shape or form would I ever consider myself as “buff” or “handsome” or any other extraordinary descriptive term. I do not consider myself ugly […]

  • Failure is Good

    What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything? Vincent Van Gogh How many are paralyzed by the fear of the attempt? What greatness is never achieved because someone did not try? Where would life be? We are called to greatness. We are called to live. Life is experienced. It is experiences. […]

  • Seeds

    We tend to value the things that we can take home. Things that we see immediately and can benefit from possessing it. If we go about it this way, will we ever possess enough? Does the pursuit of the harvest ever end? We are looking at it wrong. We are looking at life as it […]

  • Change

    It is not a secret that we need to change. As an individual, I must change some of my habits to make me a healthier and wealthier human being. There are changes needed to make me a better human. Making these changes depends wholly on me making the decision to make the effort to make […]

  • Done enough?

    I found a memory today on Facebook. The memory focused on the NCAA March Madness from 2021 when the inequity of the facilities for the teams competing in the Men’s and Women’s tournament. The article I posted that day redirected my friends to a quote from Dawn Staley, Head Coach, University of South Carolina Women’s […]

  • Words

    It is easy to read the quote and understand the power of words. Most of us know from personal experience the affect of words on our psyche when we are most vulnerable. We realize that the intent was not malicious. It may even be more the delivery of the words than the words themselves. How […]

  • Family and love

    With the passing of my uncle this week, I thought many thoughts about family and love. To me, family is love. It is unconditional and a constant. They will always be your family, that does not mean you love every action they take. Love and family can be violative. It is this volatility that had […]

  • Purpose

    Purpose is one of the fleeting things that at times can defy definition. The minute you search to define yours it disappears. Deep down in your psyche, you know what it is and that it exists. Trusting that instinct to accept your purpose and realize the reality of it is difficult. We recognize so many […]

  • Why vs. How

    We go through life looking for meaning, looking for what we were meant to do. I cannot tell you how many times, I have asked, “Why?” So many, that someone convinced me to stop asking why, because the why for the action did not really matter. It is the how. Once we find our why, […]