Stop & Think: July 31, 2020

Inheritance No legacy is so rich as honesty. (William Shakespeare) Financial advisors tell us that we need to plan not only for our future, but for the future of our children and heirs. What kind of legacy will we leave them? They’re usually...

Stop & Think: July 30, 2020

Being Nice The world is filled with nice people. If you can’t find one, be one. (Nishan Panwar, writer) When times are tough, some people find it hard to be nice. But, when things improve, and we interact with others, it can bring out the best in...

Stop & Think: July 29, 2020

Love Love is more easily demonstrated than defined. (Church sign board) The word love is bandied around so much that it has lost much of its meaning to most people. “I love my car,” someone might say. Or, “I love ice cream!” Well, we understand...

Stop & Think: July 28, 2020

Work Hard Getting the most with the least amount of effort has become the American motto of choice. (William E. Brown, college executive and author) If Brown is right, what an indictment of modern America! The United States of America has been...

Stop & Think: July 27, 2020

Gentleness Be ruthless with ideas and gentle with people. (Robert Sirico, founder of Acton Institute) Sirico’s counsel is really needed today. Conflicting ideas ought to be studied, proclaimed, and debated with energy and confidence. But when...

Stop & Think: July 26, 2020

Faith Faith is not logical. But it isn’t illogical either. (Mark Batterson, author) Batterson adds, “[Faith] does not ignore reality; it just adds God into the equation . . . it simply refuses to limit God to the logical constraints of the...

Stop & Think: July 25, 2020

Ignorance How great must be the guilt and how awful must be the punishment of voluntary ignorance. (William Wilberforce, 18th-19th century British member of Parliament) Being illiterate or ignorant is no sin if one has not had an opportunity to...

Stop & Think: July 24, 2020

Success Try not to become a person of success but rather try to become a person of value. (Albert Einstein, renowned scientist) What is success? To some, it probably would be winning a gold medal. For someone else, it might be winning an Oscar or...

Stop & Think: July 23, 2020

Masks Sometimes it’s not the people who change, it’s the mask falls off. (Jeevan Darshanam, meditation leader) Our recent experience with masks was for health reasons. We wanted to be protected and to protect others from communicable disease. Too...

Stop & Think: July 22, 2020

Simplify Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful. (William Morris, 19th century British activist) Morris could well be a modern voice promoting down-sizing. As we walk through our homes, how much...

Stop & Think: July 20, 2020

Joy There are [people] in this world [who] have the gift of finding joy everywhere and of leaving it behind them when they go. (Frederick William Faber, noted 19th century English hymn writer) One of life’s great pleasures is to be around the...

Stop & Think: July 19, 2020

Waiting and Moving On Good things come to people who wait, but better things come to those who go out and get them. (Anonymous) Walt Disney put it this way, “All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” So, it’s...

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