Grateful for security

Be grateful for what you have and stop complaining - it bores everybody else, does you no good, and doesn't solve any problems! -Zig Ziglar (1926 โ€“ 2012) This year, after nearly thirteen years in Israel as an adult, I got a job that I can rely upon in the long term. My first reaction… Continue reading Grateful for security

Ruined by liberty of thought…

We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them. -Albert Einstein (1879 โ€“ 1955) The best thinking has been done in solitude. The worst has been done in turmoil. -Thomas Edison (1847 โ€“ 1931) When we quit thinking primarily about ourselves and our own self-preservation, we undergo a truly… Continue reading Ruined by liberty of thought…

But one is born with potential…

Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.-Maria Montessori (1870-1952) The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potentialโ€ฆ these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.-Confucius (c.โ€‰551 โ€“ c.โ€‰479 BCE) No one knows how big your potential is, how big… Continue reading But one is born with potential…

Rekindled by a spark from another person…

Silent gratitude isn't much use to anyone.-Gertrude Stein (1874 โ€“ 1946) No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude.-Alfred North Whitehead (1861 โ€“ 1947) If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better… Continue reading Rekindled by a spark from another person…

The greater the artist, the greater the doubt…

Confidence is going after Moby Dick in a rowboat and taking the tartar sauce.-Zig Ziglar (1926 โ€“ 2012) Confidence is not 'they will like me'. Confidence instead is 'I'll be fine if they don't'.-Christina Grimmie (b. 1994) Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.-Helen Keller (1880… Continue reading The greater the artist, the greater the doubt…