A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in. — Anon. If there is one thing I have noticed it is that each generation seems more and more interested in the immediate. Instant gratification has creeped into every aspect of our lives, much like Armadillos have…

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Do not depend on the hope of results … You may have to face the fact that your work will be apparently worthless and even achieve no result at all, if not perhaps results opposite to what you expect. As you get used to the idea, you start more and more to concentrate not on…

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Remember when you fell in love for the first time? I certainly do, and I bet you do as well. I also suspect everybody who knew you at that time knew you were in love as well. When you are in love, it shows! So why not take this truth to everything we do. When…

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Ever want to escape — to go to a monastery or nunnery, to live in a log cabin in the woods, to find an island in the Caribbean, etc.? You know what I mean — to check out. I don’t think I’m alone when I used to think that to get in touch with my…

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“Wake up and stop falling prey to the conditioning of the media and society around you. It’s only those people who are awake that live in a state of constant amazement.” — Anon. Sometimes I mine my collection of quotes to get my mind back on track. I know I need to make a few…

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