What are we holding onto, Sam?

  Frodo: What are we holding onto, Sam? Sam: That there’s some good in this world, Mr. Frodo, and it’s worth fighting for. – Frodo and Sam, from The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers It’s true. There is good in this world. There’s evil too. lots of it. …

To keep your balance, you must keep moving

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving – Albert Einstein I live my life and keep my ‘balance’ by constantly moving forward…except during the times that I don’t. Except during the times where I get distracted by something that causes me to lose …

Once we accept our limits

Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them – Albert Einstein In the book ‘Manage your day-to-day‘, Scott McDowell writes (in reference to creative limitations and constraints) “Whether or not they’re created by an outside client, or you yourself; a set of limitations is often the catalyst that sets …

The problem is not the problem…

  “The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem.” -Captain Jack Sparrow, from Pirates of the Caribbean  Sometimes when we’re faced with a problem we get annoyed and irritated, we complain to anyone who will listen, argue with others about it, post it on social …

Nobody is gonna hit as hard as life

”Nobody is gonna hit as hard as life, but it ain’t how hard you can hit. It’s how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. It’s how much you can take, and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done.” – Rocky, from Rocky Balboa There isn’t much …

There are two ways to live

“There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; you can live as if everything is a miracle.” -Albert Einstein I live in the later part of Mr. Einstein’s quote; everything is a miracle, as in the result of God’s design. When my kids …

The Wizdom of Oz

“This is the way to get ideas: never to let adverse circumstances discourage you, but to believe there is a way out of every difficulty, which may be found by earnest thought.” L. Frank Baum Rinkitink in Oz (Book 10 of the 14 book Oz series) I’m guessing most people …