"If you can't do the little things right, you'll never be able to do the big things right. And, if by chance you have a miserable day, you'll come home to a bed that is made--that you made! And a made bed gives you encouragement that tomorrow will be better. So, if you want to … Continue reading Make Your Bed, Change the World (Quote of the Day — January 3)
"How many times do we pay for one mistake? The answer is thousands of times. The human is the only animal on earth that pays a thousand times for the same mistake. The rest of the animals pay once for each mistake they make. But not us. We have a powerful memory. We make a … Continue reading How Many Times (Quote of the Day — January 2)
I love Mr. Rodgers! I remember watching Mr. Rodgers Neighborhood when I was a little kid. I was enchanted by everything about that show--the trolley, the Neighborhood of Make Believe, the arts & crafts, the little science experiments. . .I was even a fan of his shoes! (I have a pair now...shhh!!) What I didn't … Continue reading Why are we so afraid of tears? (Quote of the Day – May 13)
Our challenge then, as human beings, is to not allow ourselves to be paralyzed with fear and doubt. Our challenge is, as I've said many times before, keep moving forward. Look fear in the face and move on. Let doubt have its say and move on.
God, we're all so SERIOUS these days! Why? I think a big part of the reason our world is so messed up is because we've lost our ability to laugh at ourselves. We've lost the ability to laugh at anything, really. I think that's regrettable. Lately I've tried to laugh as much as possible. I … Continue reading Laugh it up (Quote of the Day – April 15)
We must each find our own path to peace. Some of us must travel longer roads than others. Some of those roads may be fraught with peril. But, we must keep going because there will always be something to be afraid of in this life.
I'm not sure when exactly it was that I started being a doubtful person, but I know I was pretty young. I've never really had much confidence in my abilities or my talents. I need constant reassurance that I'm doing a good job. I set ridiculous benchmarks for myself to make sure that I'm still … Continue reading Where there is faith, I’ll figure out a way to doubt (Quote of the Day – February 22)