Thought provoking messages that will help you deal with events in your daily life.
There are many times in our lives when we feel that someone needs to be set straight for some error of behavior.
Vivian Greene said, "Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, it is about learning to dance in the rain."
Someone wrote: "There are two ways of keeping warm on a cold night: buy a fur coat or light a fire. Buy a fur coat and you keep yourself warm, light a fire and you keep others warm too."
Alfred Korzybski, a Polish-American linguist wrote: "There are two ways to slide easily through life: to believe everything or to doubt everything. Both ways save us from thinking."
Rain can interfere with many things we would like to do, and perhaps that is why many people live in dry areas.
A man once noted, "There are two ways to be rich: make more or spend less."
Some say old age is the golden years of life. Old people would mostly disagree.
Little boys and girls still play games with marbles. In most cases, the goal is to get the most and the best marbles.
Our world seems to be focused on getting more and more.
Martin Luther King said, "If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live."
Woodrow Wilson said, "It is harder for a great leader to be born in a palace than to be born in a cabin."
Abraham Lincoln said, "Important principles may and must be inflexible." There is a great deal of wisdom in those words.
Many people are eager to climb the ladder of success. No matter how much time, work and effort is needed, they are ready to give their all.
We sometimes want to fool ourselves into thinking we can do superhuman things.
In 1962 John F. Kennedy stated, "Our nation is founded on the principle that observance of the law is the eternal safeguard of liberty and defiance of the law is the surest road to tyranny."
We can be confronted when we make the right choice just about as strongly as when we make a wrong choice.
Mohandas Gandhi was the man who mounted a no-violence campaign to obtain the political freedom for India after the Second World War.
Many years ago Theodore Roosevelt said, "It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed."
We all have met people who just cannot stop getting into long-winded conversations about any topic at hand.
There are no creatures on earth that can compare to man when we are referring to the mind.
We often come into conversation with people who refuse to hear another point of view.
Some people see so much antagonism and uncertainty in the world that they conclude that resolving conflicts or differences of opinion is not possible.
Dreams and hopes are a necessary part of life.
A man once told of a prayer he used often: "Give me a sense of humor, Lord, the grace to see a joke. To get some fun in life, and pass it on to other folk."
The test of the heart is trouble! That is plain to see and to know. Trouble comes to us all from time to time (Job:14:1Man that is born of a woman is of few days, and full of trouble.).
What a world this would be if we could only learn to count our blessings even while we are counting our troubles.
An altruistic person is one who starts working for the good of others.
A comment we hear from time to time is, "Nothing is good or bad, but thinking makes it so."
God has a special place in His heart for those who are in great need.
We are surrounded with earthly things, and setting our minds on them seems natural.