“Make it a habit to tell people Thank You. To express your appreciation, sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. Truly appreciate those around you, and you’ll soon find many others around you  Truly appreciate life, and you’ll find that you have more of it.”   —-  Ralph Marston


The only exercise some people get is jumping to conclusions, running down their friends, side-stepping responsibility, and pushing their luck!  — Author unknown


I looked into my wallet and it was empty, I looked through all my pockets and they were all empty. Then I looked into my heart and I found you, and only then I figured out how rich I was.


Get over the idea that only children should spend their time in study. Be a student so long as you still have something to learn, and this will mean all of your life.  — Henry  Doherty


Respect your fellow human being, treat them fairly, disagree with them honestly, enjoy their friendship, explore your thoughts with one another candidly, work together for a common goal and help one another achieve it. — Bill Bradley



Difficulties are stepping stones to success.

The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well. — Ralph Waldo Emerson


Never do anything which I should be afraid to do it it were the last hour of my life. — Jonathan Edwards


Today and each day I live I will:
1.  Worry less
2.  Smile more
3. Listen carefully
4. Take responsibility
5. Accept what you can’t change
6. Embrace the lessons
7. Love your life.



I am learning all the time.  The tombstone will be my diploma.  — Eartha Kitt

Remember your past, live in the present and plan for the future.


People who are intimated by you will
Talk bad about you with the hopes that
Others won’t find you so appealing.


I fall, I rise,
I make mistakes,
I live, I learn,
I’ve been hurt but I’m alive.
I’m human,
I’m not perfect but I’m thankful.


A thought to guide our interactions with all people be they family, friends or strangers:

Love your family.
Spend time, be kind & serve one another. Make no room for regrets.
Tomorrow is not promised & today is short.


None are so old as those who have out lived enthusiasm.   —  Henry David Thoreau

Wrinkles, Gray hair, and aches and pains are not the real indicators of old age: A loss of interest in Life is !    —  unknown

If we are engaged in life we are still young no matter our chronological age.
And if we have no enthusiasm for life, we can be old at any age.    —  unknown