“Be gentle first with yourself if you wish to be gentle with others.” Lama Yeshe We are always put other people’s needs above our own. Don’t get me wrong – I very much believe in authentic service and caring for others – but when we always put ourselves last, we can end up bitter and … More Time

For Success

If you want a thing bad enoughTo go out and fight for it,Work day and night for it,Give up your time and your peace and your sleep for it If only desire of itMakes you quite mad enoughNever to tire of it,Makes you hold all other things tawdry and cheap for it If life seems … More For Success


“Stagnation is self-abdication.” Ryan Talbot We all have a comfort zone where everything feels safe and familiar. We tend to not want to venture beyond it, however if we allow ourselves to stay there we will not be challenged, experience personal growth, or learn new and exciting things. In other words, we stagnate. No one has … More Stagnating


‘If you have time to whine and complain about something then you have the time to do something about it.’ Anthony J. D’Angelo We all like a good whinge from time to time but if you often find yourself complaining, maybe it has become a habit. Sometimes we complain without even realizing it, but rarely … More Whinning

For Oklahoma

“Each new day is a blank page in the diary of your life. The secret of success is in turning that diary into the best story you possibly can.” Douglas Pagels We all have our ups and downs, some smiles and some sadness, we all have bumps and bruises. We all have our twists and … More For Oklahoma

With Humility

‘Humility is the most difficult of all virtues to achieve; nothing dies harder than the desire to think well of self.’ T.S. Eliot The state or quality of being humble; freedom from pride and arrogance; lowliness of mind; a modest estimate of one’s own worth. These are the few ways we can practice humility: To … More With Humility

The Sculptor

“I read and walked for miles at night along the beach, writing bad blank verse and searching endlessly for someone wonderful who would step out of the darkness and change my life. It never crossed my mind that that person could be me. ” Anna Quindlen At one time or another, all of us become … More The Sculptor