Tag Archives: Wisdom

A Monday Morning Dichotomy

Nothing in this world is harder than speaking the truth, nothing easier than flattery –Fydor Dostoevsky, (1821-1881) Which do you chose?

Posted in Fydor Dostoevsky | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

A Choice

“Stop being afraid of what could go wrong, and start being excited of what could go right.” -Tony Robbins

Posted in Tony Robbins | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

Creative Parenting, 101

Sometimes, tough parenting requires that you tell your kids that they need to clean their rooms before they can have a donut, while you sit eating donuts yelling “hurry, they are almost gone!” -Found on Instagram.

Posted in Parenthood, Quotes | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

On Norms

“Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.” Frank Zappa (1940-1993)

Posted in Frank Zappa | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

On Daughters

During their youth, our daughters were strong and feisty, opinionated and occasionally defiant. It brings me comfort knowing these attributes are serving them well in adulthood. At the time however, they were used to wear me down and sometimes, wear … Continue reading

Posted in daughters | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Perspective

Try to see the world through the eyes of your inner child. The eyes that sparkle in awe and amazement at the simplest of situations. The eyes that see love, magic and mystery in the most ordinary things. It’s Monday.  … Continue reading

Posted in perspective | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

A Test

I am not impressed by money, social status, job title, or what car you drive. I am impressed by the way you treat other living beings, both animals and humans. -Rose Winfold, found on Maria’s Mixing Bowl. This was actually … Continue reading

Posted in dogs, Quotes, Wisdom | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Ponder This

“Violence is not necessary to destroy a civilization. Each civilization dies from indifference towards the unique values which created it.” –Nicolás Gómez Dávila,

Posted in Philosophy, Quotes, Uncategorized, Wisdom | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Two Thoughts To Ponder

1. In the vast history of relationships, it has  been observed that the woman is usually right and the man is typically wrong. But, if a man tells a woman that she’s right, is the man right or wrong? *** … Continue reading

Posted in comedy, Wisdom | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Listen.

“When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But if you listen, you may learn something new.” -Dalai Lama Well, isn’t that a lesson we can ALL learn from? Tomorrow, the long awaited return of “Sunday Pipes!”

Posted in Quotes, Wisdom | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment