That’s Life!

I’ve been a puppet, a pauper, a pirate, a poetA pawn and a kingI’ve been up and down and over and outAnd I know one thingEach time I find myselfFlat on my faceI pick myself up and getBack in the race From a song made popular by Frank Sinatra Songwriters:...

Persistence and Resilience

The gifts derived from your difficulties. Persistence and resilience only come from having been given the chance to work through difficult problems. Gever Tulley
Bad Childhood. Good Life!

Bad Childhood. Good Life!

Survivor of violent childhood achieves personal and professional success. Agatha “Aggie” Tuxhorn was born in a Mennonite community in Northern Mexico in 1979. The Mennonites are a cloistered group that pledge to live a simple life, rejecting many modern conveniences...

May you be blessed with wind.

Trees grow stronger because of the wind. Why, then, do you wonder that good men are shaken in order that they may grow strong? No tree becomes rooted and sturdy unless many a wind assails it. For by its very tossing it tightens its grip and plants its roots more...

A Negative Mind

A negative mind will never give you a positive life. Be careful the stories you’re telling yourself about your current circumstances; a head full of negative thoughts has no space for positive ones. Do not let your negative thoughts have power over you because...