Thermostats and Thermometers

“Are you a thermometer or a thermostat? A thermometer only reflects the temperature in its environment, adjusting to the situation. But, a thermostat initiates action to change the temperature in its environment.” – Nido Qubein Save and...

Bedrock of Truth

“It always comes back to the same necessity: go deep enough and there is a bedrock of truth, however hard.” – May Sarton Save and...

What You Have to Offer

“Imagine what it would be like to live in a world where you are more concerned about what you have to offer than what you have to hide.” Save and...

Be Yourself

“In an age where there is much talk about “being yourself,” I reserve to myself the right to forget about being myself, since in any case there is very little chance of my being anybody else.” – Thomas Merton Save and...

We Must Sail

“We must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it, but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Save and...

Computers and the 'Older' Generation

A computer was something on TV, From a science-fiction show of note, A window was something you hated to clean, And ram was the cousin of a goat. Meg was the name of my girlfriend, And gig was a job for the nights, Now they all mean different things, And that really...