Tag Archives: Goals

First Principles: Use Your Time Wisely, Always Do Something Useful

“Lose no time. Be always employed in something useful. Cut off all unnecessary actions.” – Benjamin Franklin This is not so much the ending of one year, as the beginning of the rest of your life.  It is the time … Continue reading

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First Principles: We Are Either A United People Or We Are Not

“We are either a United people, or we are not. If the former, let us, in all matters of general concern act as a nation, which have national objects to promote, and a national character to support. If we are … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Hero

When I was much, much younger I felt a certain kind of empty hunger Wishing that I would not become a zero Instead I strove to become a hero Picking out who I wanted very much to be I modeled … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Strive To Do The Things You Think You Cannot Do

“You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt    

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Thought For the Day: You’re Never Too Old To Set Goals and Dream

“You are never too old to set another goal or dream a new dream.” — C.S. Lewis    

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First Principles: Never Be Idle

“Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.”  – Thomas Jefferson, letter to Martha … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics – The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Founding Father, polymath, author, printer, political theorist and so many other vocations and avocations, Benjamin Franklin was born on January 17, 1706 and passed away on April 17, 1790.    Aloha Promises Forever, has previously discussed the life of “The … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Conversation

Early this morning, I had a conversation with the dead Spoken quietly and earnestly about the year ahead His silence spoke volumes about the coming year And the need for me to get things into gear It seems that we … Continue reading

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A Family Mystery Uncovered

On this sixth day of Christmas, my daughters and I have sat down with Write the Story to write our third story based on the theme of A Family Mystery Uncovered.   There is really no real reason for why we skipped … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Confess

Lately, I’ve got a little something on my mind About how I keep on running just a little behind It seems that there is something that I must confess My attempts at my resolutions this year have been a mess … Continue reading

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