If you find yourself in a hole, STOP DIGGING!

What’s our natural tendency when things go wrong? What happens when someone says something we don’t like? What happens when we’re looking for something but can’t find it? We obsess over mistakes, seethe and complain to anyone who’s willing to listen to how hurt we are, or turn the place complete upside down because weContinue reading “If you find yourself in a hole, STOP DIGGING!”

écouter et répéter

I love the French language. The guttural Rs…the way one word seems to join another in a sentence…except in certain cases…pure music. To learn French back when I was in secondary school – our teacher always started the lesson by asking us to “écouter et répéter…” – listen and repeat. In Og Mandino’s ‘The GreatestContinue reading “écouter et répéter”

Be Wary of the New, Different or Unknown

  How useless to spread a net in full view of the birds This 17th verse from the first chapter in Proverbs captured my imagination this morning. I wanted to understand it more fully. What did this mean exactly? In order to catch birds fowlers (persons occupied as bird catchers) spread their nets, in clearContinue reading “Be Wary of the New, Different or Unknown”