Monthly Archives: April 2015

F – Frustration

“And I got out of there without punching anyone, kicking anyone, or breaking down in tears.  Some days the small victories are all you achieve.”  Molly Ringle   “ To conquer frustration, one must remain intensely focused on the outcome, … Continue reading

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E – Effort

“No one succeeds without effort… Those who succeed owe their success to perseverance.”  Ramana Maharshi “If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are … Continue reading

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D – Determination

      “Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.”      Ralph Waldo Emerson       “Darn that hill is steep!” thought the young teenage girl as she stood at the base of the hill … Continue reading

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C – Creativity

  “Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others.  Unfold your own myth.”  Rumi, The Essential Rumi “Others have seen what is and asked why.  I have seen what could be and asked why not.”  Pablo Picasso … Continue reading

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B – Books

      “Oh me, What do I see?” Little Brown Monkey asked himself.” Little Brown Monkey, The Little Sallie Mandy Story Book, Heidi, Heidi Grows Up, The Three Musketeers, Hans Brinker or the Silver Skates, Tarzan the Terrible, and … Continue reading

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A – Age, Aging, Aged… Affinage

“Young folk, silly folk; old folk, cold folk”    Dutch saying “A new broom sweeps clean, but an old one knows the corners.”  English saying  “The old forget; the young don’t know.”   Japanese saying “Young trees bend, old trees break.”  Yiddish … Continue reading

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