When we become aware of what triggers our inappropriate responses, we make responsible decisions concerning our actions.
Even in our relationships with one another, there may not be money or products exchanged, but a requirement of some nature is ever present.
Art points us toward that which is above.
We should not discount the goal of moving toward perfection. We may not attain the goal we set out to gain but hopefully we will be close.
Our thinking is precise only to the extent that we have words to make it so.
If you are a mama, then remember you have a significant and awesome responsibility to fulfill.
This fear of failure probably has been fueled by being told all of their life that they are no good and will amount to nothing.
When we study human nature we learn psychology, sociology, language and the importance of relationships.
Our little red wagon experiences are just symbols that remind us of the real, important things in our lives.
Thankfully, there are times when we do act and get the job accomplished because we forget the planning factor. We know what to do and we just do it.
Without human beings that are dedicated to a mission, no institution, whether it be religious or not, can survive long.
Individually, we all have our own boundaries and limitations.
In baseball, for example, the pitcher has to have in the mind’s eye where the ball is to go over the plate and in the catcher’s mitt.
Many times our decisions are based not so much on what others say verbally, but on body language and the tone of expression.
As tragic as it was and is, more people will lose their lives testing new ways and means of air travel.
Cook thoroughly in a fervent heat and garnish with quietness, unselfishness and cheerfulness, and a happy new year is a certainty.
I hope that we all have great expectations. To enhance this feat, we have to have hope, faith and great patience.
When we are super-fanatic over any cause, we usually defeat the spirit, the celebration and the joy of it.
Let us not forget Pearl Harbor and the brave souls that were lost there and all those human beings that were killed or wounded in World War II.
If we want nothing or expect nothing, then that is what we usually get.
We are thankful that Columbus did not believe that the world was flat and that the Wright brothers paid little attention to the notion that human beings could never fly.
Let us give thanks for being alive. Also let us have a sense of gratitude for all aspects of life and remember there is a larger dynamic at work in, for and around us.
Instilled was a hope that some day people could walk the streets of the United States unafraid.
The giver of gifts has a humility that surpasses selfish arrogance or stupid pride. It never occurs to them to expect something in return.
Not all is gloom in the art world. For example, there are songs and music that uplift us in a powerful manner.
It takes a person a long time to learn to sing and it takes ballet dancers years to hone their skills. Both produce beautiful creations of entertainment.
To maintain mental and emotional health, we have to learn ways to combat stress, tension and worry.
Our worth is determined by our value to our immediate family and extended community family.
Not knowing what problems we presently face, we cannot give blanket solutions. No one can.
We have to make democracy work by our responsible actions and principles. We have to stand up for what we believe.
We cannot live in the past. We can only live in the present. In realty, that is all we have.
At times when I am attempting to solve a problem, I find myself trying the same failing attempt time and time again, getting nowhere.
There are at least four components of happiness. You may add to this list.
The lesson learned here is that an unhealthy ingenuity is destructive and dysfunctional, whereas a healthy ingenuity is constructive and contributes to our well-being.
Maybe this is the issue behind requiring uniforms in public schools. We just do not like to be told what to do or wear.
How do you tell a person to be safe and not text or talk on their cell phone without offending them?
Let us not take lightly oaths and pledges, for they classify who we are and for what we stand.
Hopefully, the coming school year will accomplish for all students and teachers the goals of observing, comprehending and analyzing.
It has been stated: Be thrifty when you are young, and when you are old you will be able to afford the things that only the young can enjoy.
Having a healthy immunity helps us have a better quality of life because it protects us against something harmful.
Our hope lies in the fact that it will not always stay this way. Life has its ups and downs. Right now it might be down, but it will let up.
Terms, or words, are like wagons which can carry a variety of materials like lumber, stones, fruit, vegetables and other stuff. Thus, terms are carriers of different meanings.
Their god is the ideology of their own making and has nothing to do with the true God.
My point is that if we learn to read and comprehend what we have read, then we can learn anything. Reading opens up a brand new world for us.
We will never really know that we have courage until we look failure in the eye and feel its threatening power.
Fear for her life, losing her children and being considered a failure are a few complicating factors in this painful dynamic. So she feels trapped.
In reality, it comes down to how we use our money. Our use and our charity usually are important clues as to our personality and our character.
Until today this has been our secret of secrets.
It may be a stretch of the imagination to believe that everything in which we are involved in in life has to do with planning, preparation and readiness.
Most of us, I would venture, would rather be given mercy than justice.