Thank you for your service. Thank you for your sacrifice. Thank you.

31 05 2010

“Spirit, that made those heroes dare
To die, and leave their children free,
Bid Time and Nature gently spare
The shaft we raise to them and thee.”

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Focal Point

11 04 2010

“When you follow your bliss, doors will open…

Where there wouldn’t be a door for anyone else.”

-Joseph Campbell





Focal Point

4 04 2010

Self-sufficiency…has three meanings. The first is that one should not depend upon others for one’s daily bread. The second is that one should have developed the power to acquire knowledge for oneself. The third is that a man should be able to rule himself, to control his senses and his thoughts.” ~ Vinoba Bhave





Focal Point

29 03 2010

“Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson





Focal Point

21 03 2010

“Be not the slave of your own past. Plunge into the sublime seas, dive deep and swim far, so you shall come back with self-respect, with new power, with an advanced experience that shall explain and overlook the old.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson





We ALL have something to overcome. We ALL must push ahead anyway.

17 03 2010

NO excuses…

“And indeed if you think you’re a genius at something, what you achieve is very much according to your expectations; if you think you’re no good, you’re not going to get anywhere.” ~ Diana Wynne Jones


“Being in control of your life and having realistic expectations about your day-to-day challenges are the keys to stress management, which is perhaps the most important ingredient to living a happy, healthy and rewarding life.” Read the rest of this entry »





Focal Point

14 03 2010

When you are inspired by some great purpose,

some extraordinary project, all your thoughts break

their bonds: Your mind transcends limitations, your

consciousness expands in every direction, and you find

yourself in a new, great, and wonderful world. Dormant

forces, faculties and talents become alive, and you

discover yourself to be a greater person by far than you

ever dreamed yourself to be.

~ Patanjali, Philosopher