Tag Archives: Effort

Thought For the Day: Wisdom Is the Product of Lifetime Not Schooling

“Wisdom is not a product of schooling but the product of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.” – Albert Einstein        

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Cut To the Quick

Life has its moments, doesn’t it? Some of the worse are when we get in a fight with someone we love dearly, right?  Wrote most of this last night.  Today, we quickly made up. Thinking that I wish I were … Continue reading

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Lasting Changes

Based in part on Hebrews 12:1: Lasting Changes by Michael Romani Lasting change can be elusive Burdens are felt so intrusive It seems that in our gut We get stuck in a rut It’s a fatalistic mentality That feeds our mortality … Continue reading

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First Principles: From Youth We Must Strive To Be Learned and Virtuous

“A good moral character is the first essential in a man, and that the habits contracted at your age are generally indelible, and your conduct here may stamp your character through life. It is therefore highly important that you should … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Struggle For Truth Is Hard But Worthy

“On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow.” – Friedrich Nietzsche, … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Age

The things that keep me up at night .. and tosses My soul around as I see society focused on losses Instead of seeing things in terms of dreams unfulfilled To be pushed hard for, chased, pursued and willed No, … Continue reading

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First Principles: Almost Everything Worthwhile Takes Time

“We know the race is not to the swift nor the battle to the strong. Do you not think an angel rides in the whirlwind and directs this storm?” —John Page (1776) shortly after the Declaration of Independence was signed, … Continue reading

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