Category Archives: proactive living

Say Yes!

To say yes, you have to sweat and roll up your sleeves and plunge up to the elbows. It is easy to say no, even if saying no means dying. ~ Jean Anouila Don’t we all want to just get … Continue reading

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A Way Out

The best way out is through. ~ Robert Frost This guy’s orientation and works were mostly related to forests and trees…nature. Sometimes, we are so caught up in our pain and disillusionment with life and people, that we cannot see … Continue reading

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The Gift

There is no such thing as a problem without a gift for you in its hands. ~ Richard Bach We tend to look at problems as obstacles to being happy and living fully. Things to over come. Things to bear. … Continue reading

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Are We Owed Anything?

When somebody’s nice to you, don’t take advantage of it. You don’t ride a free horse to death. ~ Delaney Sisters, 1994, ages 103 & 105. I have often heard in state employment the message that the world or the … Continue reading

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Look Within

How much time he gains who does not look to see what his neighbors says, or does; but only at what he does himself, to make it just and holy. ~ Marcus Aurelius I know we catch ourselves trying to … Continue reading

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Pick Your Battles

The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook. ~ William James When we are trying to cope with our losses and/crisis, we can easily get caught up in every nuance or upbraid that other humans … Continue reading

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Mountain Climbing

May you always have another mountain to conquer. Then you will know that you are truly alive! ~ Robert Schuller It may seem that all we ever┬áhave is more mountains to climb! Mountains of paper work, medical forms, schedules, verification … Continue reading

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