Advice and Encouragement

You have better things to do than worry why others aren't taking what you have to offer. Don't waste your magic on people who won't be moved by it. ... Read more


There must be a day or two in a man's life when he is the precise age for something important. —Franklin Pierce Adams Middle age occurs when ... Read more


Night, which in autumn seems to fall from the sky so suddenly, chilled us. —Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly, The Crimson Curtain Her pleasure in the ... Read more


Nowadays change is around every corner; in my day it was only around the expected ones. —V. L. Allineare The need for change bulldozed a road ... Read more

Courage and Strength

It is easy to be brave from a safe distance. —Aesop History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need ... Read more


A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired . . . is one of the earliest, as well as the keenest, ... Read more


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