“I just want my dog to sit when I ask.” Be careful what you wish for. How you get there may be more important than what you get when training your dog. Experience has taught me that getting what you want sometimes isn’t worth the cost of training your dog a certain way.
Archives for January 2015
The writer will struggle along the way, as does any artist to believe in self. But, in this doubt there is always a mentoring that brings the person to full potential – a personal reflection on that belief and one we all need.
Do you need to increase your sales? Or perhaps enhance your marketing efforts? There are many business people who confuse cold calling with what I am about to describe. That’s unfortunate because incorrect terminology can get in the way of understanding concepts and put up barriers to acceptance.
Most of us never fully understand how some people suffer from non-visible afflictions, every day. How we might better learn to “be there” for them is up to us to understand.
When trust in our basic goodness goes, so does vision. The kind of vision needed to develop a more compassionate, loving society.
If you’ve got a special talent, have a unique point of view or simply have a burning desire to make an important difference this year, you just need to find your tribe of followers who will get behind you as you try to make your vision and your dreams a reality.
Winning the lottery isn’t always about the ticket. Sometimes just having a roof over your head and enjoying a spaghetti dinner make you feel like you’ve won.
Everyone I meet seems to belong to two large groups as far as their art ambitions are concerned: “I cannot draw a stick person” group and “I always knew I was an artist” group. Yes, everyone is an artist. But you have to pursue it just like any other goal in life, with necessary time and dedication.
More than 350,000 Australian men and women volunteered when the Great War broke out in August, 1914, serving as soldiers, sailors, airmen and nurses in foreign lands, from Gallipoli in Turkey to Palestine and France. More than 60,000 young men and women who never made it home.
What I believe might serve us better than happiness, is PEACE. Peace can be with us continuously and maintain a steadfast state. What is remarkable about peace is that it can withstand the test of time, can live in a place that is happy or not, in darkness and in light.