Understanding what is really going on within us is an important priority.
When the windows of our minds are open, freshness has a better chance of entering.
When individuals are taken out of their own culture and find themselves in a foreign environment without time to adjust, a crisis is created.
Like it or not, we are examples or role models to someone.
If we are patient and get in sync with the rhythm of the universe (timing), then our real goals will be accomplished.
On an individual family level, there are traditions that we will never know of because they are private and yet very significant to an individual family.
Ordering this and that and then putting it together to create a preconceived point is clever but dishonest.
When we allow ourselves to be manipulated and completely controlled by others, we pay dearly for our security.
That which is alive, however, presents a challenge because it is always changing.
Each player works hard because he or she wants a winning team. Any team, like a chain, is only as strong as its weakest link.
It is amazing, when our tail is in a crack, how willing we are to promise anything. Later, when we are safe, we forget and become brain dead as to what we had promised.
Some individuals and groups use superstition to falsely explain why events happen as they do.
Not only are these shawls pretty but they give comfort physically and spiritually. As the shawls are being made a general prayer is given for whomever receives the shawl.
It is important for us to define success from our frame of reference or viewpoint.
The wise pace themselves so they can enjoy a lengthy life. We can either fast forward or we can slow down and take time to smell the fruit.
As a suggestion, a support group would offer a place of safety to dump the pent-up feelings.
When we are bothered by what we consider major problems we may need to reconsider them and find meaning in a larger context.
How much we value or do with our time, in reality, is pretty much up to us.
We want a simple table-side demeanor that allows us to feel good, which enhances our dining experience.
There are many other people who feel their mission is to serve life with the belief that all people have the potential for high value.
Another measure of a successful person is what a person does and thinks late in the working day.
We are free to live with purpose when we have come to terms with our own death.
Having an intense investment is part of the secret of success, especially when our interest is coupled with our joy in our work.
Probably the weakest personal quality today is a genuine, sustaining and deep self-confidence.
No government, church or civic food program will ultimately solve the problem. I have always heard that we will always have the poor with us.
As a nation we have studied and activated war in an effective manner. However, as to achieving peace, we only rate a very low C or maybe a lower grade.
The law may not be correct but Socrates recognized that serious consequences would be created if we disregarded laws we did not like.
Golf requires skill, concentration, patience and sometimes a sense of humor.
These and other examples give us insight into Hitler’s evil personality.
Someone suggested that in public speaking we need to “get up, speak up and shut up.” Above all, writing and public speaking should be clear and interesting
When unhappy events cause us to lose a limb or other parts of our bodies, we are forced to make a decision about what our attitude will be.
Let us hope that we are not neglecting the framework and fabric that support this nation from within.
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.