Status Seeking

“What does it mean to be ‘status seeking?’ Buying things you can’t afford, that you don’t need, to impress people you don’t like.” Save and...

Be Careful with Words

Be careful of the words you say, Keep them soft and sweet, You never know from day to day, Which ones you’ll have to eat. Save and...

A Peaceful Retirement

A wise old gentleman retired and purchased a modest home near a junior high school. He spent the first few weeks of his retirement in peace and contentment. Then a new school year began. The very next afternoon three young boys full of youthful after-school enthusiasm...

Give It Now

“Don’t wait until you make your first million to make a difference in somebody’s life. If you have something to give, give it now.” – Mark Bezos Save and...

How You Travel

“It’s good to have an end in mind, but in the end, what counts is how you travel.” – Orna Ross Save and...

Force and Influence

Once upon a time there was a piece of iron that was very strong. One after another, the ax, the saw, the hammer and the flame tried to break it. “I’ll master it, said the ax. Its blows fell heavily on the iron, but every blow made its edge more blunt, until it ceased...

A Life is Like a Garden

“A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. Live long and prosper.” – Leonard Nimoy Save and...

Darts

A young lady named Sally, relates an experience she had in a seminary class taught by her teacher, Dr. Smith. She says Dr. Smith was known for his elaborate object lessons. One particular day, Sally walked into the seminary and knew they were in for a fun day. On the...

How to Drive

A little girl to her father – “Daddy, before you married Mommy, who told you how to drive?” Save and...