Are You Ready? (by: Steve Goodier) To embark on a journey unprepared can set us up for disastrous results. But the good news is, we can still prepare for ours. And in large part, the success of our voyage will be determined by our regular and systematic preparation. full storyAre You the One? (by: Adam Khan) On his first military campaign, George Washington made a terrible mistake. The American colonies had not yet rebelled -- that was 20 years down the road. Washington was working for Britain, which was in a "cold war" with France. full storyBalance (by: Burn G) Once the great Anthony of the Desert was relaxing with his disciples outside his hut when a hunter came by. The hunter was surprised to see Anthony relaxing, and rebuffed him for taking it easy. It was not his idea of what a holy monk should be doing. full storyBe Grateful (by: Peter Gerhard) Maybe God wants us to meet a few wrong people before meeting the right one so that when we finally meet the right person, we will know how to be grateful for that gift. full storyBegin Again (by: Collin McCarty) One of the best things we can do in our lives is this: Begin again.
Begin to see yourself as you were When you were the happiest and strongest you've ever been. full story
Believe in Yourself (by: Author Unknown) There may be days when you get up in the morning and things aren't the way you had hoped they would be. full storyBend, but Don't Break (by: Author Unknown) When I think about the bamboo tree's ability to bounce back or return to it's original position, the word resilience comes to mind. When used in reference to a person this word means the ability to readily recover from shock, depression or any other situation that stretches the limits of a person's emotions. full storyBreaking the Silence (by: Barry Spilchuk) "How did you do it, Dad? How have you managed to not take a drink for almost 20 years?" It took me almost 20 years to have the courage to even ask my father this very personal question. full storyBuilder, The (by: Author Unknown) An elderly carpenter was ready to retire. He told his employer-contractor of his plans to leave the house building business and live a more leisurely life with his wife enjoying his extended family. He would miss the paycheck, but he needed to retire. They could get by. full storyButterfly Insights (by: Joie Lake) A marvelous lesson appeared for me just now as I was exiting thru the garage, to come to this little playplace they call an office. full story