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Dare to Dream

Dare to Dream

A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work. – Colin Powell Do you dare to dream? To make your life better and achieve something of importance? I think we all do, in fact I know we all do. The question then becomes do we follow our dreams or not? Related posts: Dream, then Dream Some More The Dream

Moving the Universe

Moving the Universe

Look at the sky. We are not alone. The whole universe is friendly to us and conspires only to give the best to those who dream and work. — A. P. J. Abdul Kalam There are universal laws which govern the movement of the universe, laws created by intelligence greater than us. We often call this intelligence God. I also use the term Divine Providence, which, for me, includes the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost. Related posts: Amazed…

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Getting There

Getting There

Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain… To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices – today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it. – Kevyn Aucoin Sometimes we get confused, well me, I get confused all the time. Which got me to thinking about my future, my goals, and my dismal success record. Well I…

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A New Year

A New Year

Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, ‘It will be happier.’ — Alfred Lord Tennyson As we bid farewell to 2016 I find myself looking forward to 2017. Then I found myself asking a question: What is there about a new year which changes us, often affects us, and sometimes leaves us full of dread? On the calendar, January 1st is just another day. In the life of the planet the sun rises and sets like…

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Motivate Thyself

Motivate Thyself

Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy. — Norman Vincent Peale Sometimes I feel down in the dumps. The bills and debts are high, the road is hard and all uphill, things are always going wrong, and there are times I feel that I am losing my mind. Related posts: The Shades of Doubt Politicians and Individual Power Value: That is the Question…

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Denying Reality

Denying Reality

I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality… I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word. — Martin Luther King, Jr. This election has proven to be very interesting in more ways than one. First let me be very up front with this: I voted for Donald Trump. I support…

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Values: Vision Part 1

Values: Vision Part 1

Here are the values that I stand for: honesty, equality, kindness, compassion, treating people the way you want to be treated and helping those in need. To me, those are traditional values. — Ellen DeGeneres In this installment of the Value series I want to discuss the value of vision and how it affects us as a nation. Related posts: Values: The Concept Part 2 Values: Leadership Values: The Concept Part 1 Value: That is the Question

Values: Leadership

Values: Leadership

Nothing is so strong as gentleness. Nothing is so gentle as real strength. — Saint Francis de Sales Leadership requires values and values require integrity. As I look at the country today I see bitterness, division, class warfare, destruction, hate, racism, and a feeling of destruction. Related posts: Values: Vision Part 1 Values: The Concept Part 2 Values: The Concept Part 1 Value: That is the Question

Values: The Concept Part 2

Values: The Concept Part 2

Life’s up and downs provide windows of opportunity to determine your values and goals. Think of using all obstacles as stepping stones to build the life you want. — Marsha Sinetar Previously on GPMCC – Values: We of the human race are dreamers. But some are doers. Some are content to dream, but never do while others not only dream, but do. Those that do often become rich while those that only dream continue to live in their dream world…

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Value: That is the Question

Value: That is the Question

A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both. Dwight D. Eisenhower We of the human race are dreamers. But some are doers. Some are content to dream, but never do while others not only dream, but do. Those that do often become rich while those that only dream continue to live in their dream world and remain stagnant, and often poor. If not poor, then living from paycheck-to-paycheck, always tight on money, always fearful that some…

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