Far away, there in the sunshine, are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to ... Read more


There's something like a line of gold thread running through a man's words when he talks to his daughter, and gradually over the years it gets to be ... Read more

Forgive and Forget

"I can forgive, but I cannot forget" is only another way of saying, "I will not forgive." Forgiveness ought to be like a canceled note—torn in ... Read more


When we're looking for compassion, it's about connecting with the right person at the right time about the right issue. —Dr. Brene Brown To ... Read more


There is not a more pleasing exercise of the mind than gratitude. It is accompanied with such an inward satisfaction that the duty is sufficiently ... Read more

Grief and Pain

It is dangerous to abandon one's self to the luxury of grief. It deprives one of courage, and even of the wish for recovery. —Henri-Frederic ... Read more


What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is ... Read more

Hope and Optimism

Hope is a waking dream. —Aristotle No vision and you perish; No ideal, and you're lost; Your heart must ever cherish Some faith at any ... Read more