A New Day, A New Perspective

Month: June 2012

Quote for June 29th

“Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith.” – Henry Ward Beecher 

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Begin with the End in Mind

When you focus on the big picture or the end result, then it is easier to figure out how to get where you’re going.  This is not how I was taught to do things.  I was taught to make a daily to do list, set some goals both small and large to work towards, then… Read More ›


Keep it Moving!!

When you are stuck and can’t figure out what to write, then journal, or grab a notebook and write anything that pops into your head for at least three pages.  Brain dump on the paper until your mind clears and the creativity can flow again.  In mathematics we are taught that the shortest distance between… Read More ›


Temper Temper

My grandmother used to tell me that one of the things you never want to lose is your temper, so if you keep a close watch on it, you won’t lose it easily. Grandma always had a good sense of humor, but there really was wisdom in those words.  In this world where we live… Read More ›


They’re Just Words

It can be hard to say the right thing at the right time.  How many times do we sit and say nothing and then later wonder why we didn’t say something? I can’t count the times when I’ve wished later that I said something other than what actually came out.  Words taken then wrong way… Read More ›

Quote 06 – 24

“Speak kind words and you will hear kind echoes.” – Bahn

full moon

Shoot for the Moon!

I was outside looking at the full moon one night, marveling at how much light it was giving off and how truly beautiful it was.  It reminded me how beautiful a dream can be when it’s first thought of and how that the light it can give when its new is nothing compared to the light… Read More ›

van gogh

Quote 06-20

“Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.” – Vincent Van Gogh


Quote 06-19

“A well-ordered life is like climbing a tower; the view halfway up is better than the view from the base, and it steadily becomes finer as the horizon expands.”  ~ William Lyon Phelps


Walls and Bridges

Sometimes we are lonely because we have built far more walls than bridges. We are a society of walls, fences and protected privacy.  We are taught that these things will keep us safe and protected from harm.  In an age of information, there is a lot of truth to that. However, it is also true… Read More ›

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