Caught my eye this week…

Every creation starts with a lump of useless clay. The potter leaves a part of himself in every creation. Only the potter can hear the clay. He listens to know its breaking point, to learn its limitations, to reach past them or to accept them and make them a thing of beauty. regina brett ItContinue reading “Caught my eye this week…”

Make Today Count

In his book, The Positive Principle Today, writer Norman Vincent Peale recounts the story of Orville Kelly, a newspaperman from Iowa, who went to the hospital at the age of 43 for an examination and was told he had terminal cancer. Of course, he was stunned by this devastating news, as was his wife, Wanda.Continue reading “Make Today Count”

Why aren’t ‘what if’ scenarios helpful?

Unless someone experiences something first hand they seem to remain unmoved even in the face of compelling evidence. I can go back to the days of studying geography and learning that slash and burn will eventually lead to massive soil erosion and depletion of much needed minerals in the soil. Try explaining that to someoneContinue reading “Why aren’t ‘what if’ scenarios helpful?”