Tag Archive: Inspiration

How to be beautiful

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The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation,… Continue reading

The story of the cracked pot

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A waterbearer in India had two large pots, one hung on each end of a pole, which he carried across his neck. One of the pots had a crack in it. While the… Continue reading

In the race of life, it’s you vs. you

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In the race of life, it’s you vs. you! I love that! These words come from athlete and author Jason Lester who didn’t let his paralyzed arm stop him from achieving his goal… Continue reading

De-Stress 4 Life

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De-Stress 4 Life Magazine is the in-house magazine of Stress Solutions 4 Life and is published quarterly.  The magazine was created to bring advice, hints and tips to anyone seeking to reduce the stress in their lives… Continue reading

How do you eat an elephant?

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You may already be familiar with this riddle of how you eat an elephant (I only heard it for the first time recently and it has really stuck with me); the answer being:… Continue reading

Stronger than doubt

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Your doubts may feel strong and compelling, yet you are much stronger. After all, you have the ability to take action.Your doubts require a certain specific scenario in order to make any sense.… Continue reading

Look beyond the external

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The class was asked, “What color are apples?” “Red. Yellow. Green,” they responded enthusiastically. One boy sat silent. “Yes, Johnny?” “I think they are white,” he told the teacher. She scolded him, “Everyone… Continue reading

Poetry Friday

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Continuing to find resonance and comfort in the poetry of Mary Oliver.   Morning Poem Every morning the world is created. Under the orange sticks of the sun the heaped ashes of the… Continue reading

Raise your life to a higher level

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If you want to be interesting, be interested. If you want to be heard, listen. If you wish to truly learn, teach. If you would like to be wealthy, be generous. If you… Continue reading

Lessons from the movies II

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Last night I watched the movie Click, starring Adam Sandler and Kate Beckinsale, on DVD. It is about a man who receives a magical universal remote control which enables him to flash back, stop and… Continue reading