Maturity is many things. It is the ability to base a judgment on the big picture, the long haul.
It means being able to resist the urge for immediate gratification and opt for the course of action that will pay off later.
One of the characteristics of the young is “I want it now.” Continue reading Success Depends Upon Maturity!
The other night I was scrubbing up some slime that my daughter had let ooze through her fingers and slip onto the floor. The slime craze is big in our house and it often leaves behind a sticky, gooey mess. My daughter had cleaned up most of it, but I was scrubbing the grout where the slime was stuck and I was starting to get slightly irritated with the mess. It felt like slime was everywhere! But then all of a sudden I remembered another time in my life when I was cleaning up a big mess many years ago and the memories cam flooding back… Continue reading The Blue Stain
When I was in elementary school, I got into a major argument with a boy in my class. I have forgotten what the argument was about, but I have never forgotten the lesson I learned that day. Continue reading Black Or White
Many years ago, Norman Cousins was diagnosed as “terminally ill”. He was given six months to live. His chance for recovery was 1 in 500.
Continue reading Laughter is the Best Medicine
Do me a favour: Agree with each other,
love each other, be deep-spirited friends.
Continue reading Free To Give
The Akan people of Ghana have a proverb:
Continue reading When Not To Rejoice
A man saw a snake burning and dying in the fire. He decided to help the snake and take it out of the fire, but the snake bit him. Continue reading Snake In The Fire