A Year Ago...

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Monday, February 11, 2019 The curtain went up to the sound of applause as Haley sat down at the piano. She placed her fingers on the keys and reflected on a year ago. A year ago, she sat in the audience of this same concert, looked up at the girl playing and dreamed: I can be like her. A year ago she didn't even know how to play and now look at her...
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Chasing Ghosts

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Thursday, January 24, 2019 Why does a horse wear blinders? Most people know the answer and my friend Julie would be the first to raise her hand. Horses wear blinders to focus their vision to the front. More specifically, they wear blinders so they can't see what's behind or beside them. They wear blinders so they don't get distracted or spooked by ...
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Find The Gold

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019 The Sheaffer Pen Company was founded in 1912. Walter A Sheaffer revolutionized the fountain pen and grew the company from an idea in the back of a jewelry store to the worldwide company that exists today. While you don't hear much about Sheaffer Pens, they were at one time a significant leader in luxury pens. With an inn...
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Your Words

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019 Scott looked at his mountain surroundings. The powdered conditions were perfect and his confidence as a snowboarder was growing. He was in his first full year in the sport and was about to elevate his experience by performing his first Ollie. Scott found the perfect spot to test his new trick and practiced it over and over...
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Where You Learn

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  Monday, January 21, 2019 Success is the goal. You want something and work hard to achieve it and when you accomplish it, you are rewarded with successful completion: victory, profit, abundance. Success is the result that we want out of virtually everything. And yet, success teaches us nothing. If you were instantly successful at something, y...
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The Best Medicine

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  Friday, January 18, 2019 Charlie Chaplin said, "A day without laughter is a day wasted." Have you ever laughed so hard that it hurt? Laughter is medicine. It has physical, mental and social benefits. Laughter is an instant vacation. Laughter bonds people, connects hearts and begins friendships. Laughter is key ingredient in "feel good now." ...
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Patience

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Thursday, January 17, 2019 Patience is one of the most difficult lessons of all. The more you learn and grow, the more you want instant gratification. It's helpful to remember all of the ways in which delayed gratification is worth the price of time. "A jug," Buddha says, "fills drop by drop." If you don't trust it, you will watch the jug fill and,...
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Put Your Head In The Water

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019 Josh pushed off from the side of the pool and started to swim. He loved the water and was already learning the different types of strokes and methods of swimming. When he got to the other side, he was tired, but turned around and swam to the other side again. "That's great for your first lesson, Josh," his instructor sai...
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