Ideals and Destiny

There are things in this world that are bigger than you and me: mountains, oceans, and the sky.  Perhaps the greatest stretch for humanity is to live up to our ideals and fulfill our personal destinies.  Carl Schurz, (1829 – 1906), with all his life experience as a German revolutionary, American statesman and reformer, andContinue reading “Ideals and Destiny”

Open Now

The week is already one day old and it is time to open myself up to a new idea. Ideas need a door or window to come through.  It is very difficult for them to chisel through hardened hearts and closed minds. “Man’s mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.”Continue reading “Open Now”

Prepare to Stop

We all wait for a sign to move, to begin, to speak, to laugh. It’s about action, movement, progress, all of which is associated with personal productivity and value.  Sometimes, we must heed a different message, especially when the sign is blocking your path.  Stopping may be the only choice.  And maybe, it will beContinue reading “Prepare to Stop”

I love hats…

There is something about a hat!!!   It’s an attitude waiting to happen. It’s an adventure ready to unfold. Somewhere…there is a hat waiting for you. “Grab your coat and get your hat Leave your worries on the doorstep Just direct your feet To the sunny side of the street  (Dorothy Fields – lyrics/Jimmy McHugh –Continue reading “I love hats…”