Category Archives: Inspirational People

Thoughts on what to tell children about the US Presidential Election

When the dust settled on the all-nighter that was the US Presidential election, some were wondering “what should we tell our children about this outcome?” I have a few ideas, and what I would tell my children, were they not … Continue reading

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August 30 – Doing small things with great love, one shoe box at a time

August 30. “We can do no great things – only small things with great love.” (Mother Teresa) There are very few people alive during my lifetime who were more spiritual, and more inspiring than Mother Teresa of Calcutta. I have … Continue reading

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April 12 – Winners never quit

“Ninety percent of all those who fail are not actually defeated. They simply quit.” (Paul J. Meyer) “Quitters never win, and winners never quit.” I don’t know where she got the quote from, but this is one that my mother … Continue reading

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March 28 – Learning about cards and life from my Godfather

“Success comes from taking the hand you were dealt and using it to the very best of your ability.” (Ty Boyd) I really enjoy playing cards. Since I was a child I have had a few staple games that I … Continue reading

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February 24 – Good works and happiness

“Seek to do good and you will find that happiness will run after you.” (James Freeman Clarke) For this quote I could write about good things I have done, and how they relate to happiness. But, that kind of self-aggrandizing … Continue reading

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February 12 – My great marriage

February 12. “A good marriage is when you’re married not to someone you can live with, but to someone you really cannot live without.” (Dr. Howard Hendricks) I will be married for 31 years later this spring. I have learned … Continue reading

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A Tribute to my Mom.

One year ago today, on May 20th, 2012, my mother passed away. Some of my readers know me personally, and a few of them knew my mother as well. This morning I am sharing with you all portions of the … Continue reading

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