Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right. — Henry Ford Do or do not, there is no try — Yoda I can’t think of two characters more opposite, Yoda and Henry Ford. One was an industrialist who actually lived. The other is a fictional Jedi master. Yet they sound quite alike above,…

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You grow up the day you have your first real laugh at yourself. — Ethel Barrymore Isn’t it interesting that laughing at oneself, seeing humor in our own missteps is something that takes a while to learn. Yet, as I think about raising my own children and now watching my grandchildren grow and mature I…

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Meditation and prayer brings you into the moment and in the here. When you find yourself thinking somewhere else and never here, you are listening to your mind, not your heart. God is present and in your moment, he is never, never here. Look around you, listen to the present, and life becomes extraordinary. Rid…

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Let anyone among you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her. — John 8:7 We are all familiar with this passage. A woman caught in the act of adultery and the scribes and Pharisees bring her before Jesus to test him. They shout, “the law of Moses commanded us…

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Later on in life, you expect a bit of rest, don’t you? You think you deserve it. I did anyway. But then you begin to understand that the reward of merit is not life’s business. — Julian Barnes, The Sense of an Ending. What is the saying — God doesn’t promise a comfortable life, only comfort? Or…

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