No Mickey Mouse Story!

Time, which changes people, does not alter the image we have retained of them. ~Marcel Proust In the Disney re-telling of the well-known “A Christmas Carol,” one of the scenes is striking. Scrooge McDuck (a.k.a. Ebenezer Scrooge) was being taken on a tour of his past by Jiminy Cricket (the Ghost of …

Personality Test

“Gardner’s Law: Eighty-seven percent of all people in all professions are incompetent.” ~ John Gardner   Let’s hope today’s quote isn’t actually true, although we’ve all probably felt that way at one time or another. Regardless of the percentage, however, it cannot be denied that incompetence really does exist in …

Ban the Blame

“Take your life in your own hands and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame.”   ~ Erica Jong “The dog …

Thoughts on Thinking

Everyone says it differently, but the message is the same. “You are what you think about all day long.” “Your life is …

I Always Wanted to Be Somebody

“I always wanted to be somebody. Now I realize I should have been more specific.” ~ Lily Tomlin (from her “One Woman Show”) …

You’re Not Done Yet!

“Every conquered temptation represents a new fund of moral energy.  Every trial endured and weathered in the right spirit makes a soul …

Take Charge of Running Your Life

You either ride life or it rides you. Your mental attitude determines who is “rider” and who is “horse.”  ~ Napoleon Hill …

The Search is Over!

“If you want to learn something new, concentrate on getting that ‘right feeling’ that is true to yourself. Take the risk of …