October 4, 2014

STOP AND THINK – I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among men the greatest asset I possess. The way to develop the best that is in a man is by appreciation and encouragement. (Charles Schwab, businessman and investment advisor) Some...

October 3, 2014

STOP AND THINK – I would rather be able to appreciate things I cannot have than to have things I am not able to appreciate. (Elbert Hubbard, 19th-20th century American writer, artist, and philosopher) In a consumer age like ours, we seem to...

October 2, 2014

STOP AND THINK – In our life there is a single color, as on an artist`s palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love. (Marc Chagall, 20th century Belarussian-Russian-French artist) Life is full of physical...

October 1, 2014

STOP AND THINK – People . . . who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion. (Albert Einstein, renowned 20th century physicist) Time divisions are just a natural...

September 30, 2014

STOP AND THINK – The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things. (Henry Ward Beecher, 19th century American clergyman and social reformer) We often want to be lifted out of the ordinariness of life. So...

September 29, 2014

STOP AND THINK – Happiness consists not in having, but of being, not of possessing, but of enjoying. It is the warm glow of a heart at peace with itself. (Norman Vincent Peale, “Positive Thinking” author) What you are is more important than...

September 28, 2014

STOP AND THINK – [Be] a force of nature instead of . . . complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy. (Paraphrased from George Bernard Shaw, 19th & 20th century Irish playwright) It’s probably just a part of...

September 27, 2014

STOP AND THINK – Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. (Abraham Lincoln) Is this another example of “mind over matter”? It is a good reminder that we are responsible, not just for how we act, but also for how we...

September 26, 2014

STOP AND THINK – In about the same degree as you are helpful, you will be happy. (Karl Reiland, 20th century Episcopalian clergyman) No doubt, you can be happy all by yourself. Being alone can be a great time for rest and meditation. But...

September 25, 2014

STOP AND THINK – To be depressed is to be lonely; to have a friend is to be happy. (Author unknown) Maybe, it’s the other way around: to be lonely is to be depressed. In any case, it’s clear that we were created to live in community. John...

September 24, 2014

STOP AND THINK – There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will. (Epictetus, 2nd century Greek Stoic philosopher) There are a lot of “one ways,” aren’t there? Everyone...

September 23, 2014

STOP AND THINK – If we only wanted to be happy it would be easy; but we want to be happier than other people. (Charles-Louis Montesquieu, 18th century French political philosopher) Is Montesquieu right? Do we really want to be happier than...

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