Monthly Archives: January, 2012

Negative to Neutral

Acceptance

You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage and with the best that you have to give. Eleanor Roosevelt I had the wonderful opportunity to see a touring company perform Fiddler on the Roof this past Saturday evening. I have seen the show many times …

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Dialogue

“As iron sharpens iron, so does one person sharpen the wits of another.” Proverbs 27:17 To spend a life alone in my mind without the benefit of another’s thoughts is truly a sentence of solitary confinement. To never know the excitement of having a dialogue based on mutuality of respect and integrity is to never …

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Deeds

“Not what I have, but what I do is my kingdom.” Thomas Carlyle For many years I spent my time accumulating rather than “being” through my deeds. I can still find myself doing that on occasion, but with less and less frequency. Through some arduous struggles I have come to know that by putting my …

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Creativity

“Ultimate creativity is maintaining a perpetual newness, a childlike openness and curiosity in life.” Yogi Amrit Desai It took me a long time to understand this yogi’s statement. I used to think that my creativity took the form of creating something for profit, sales, manufacturing, promotion or some other external purpose. Regardless of how successful …

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