Harvest the Gift of Communication

Week Two: Harvest the gift of dedication. Successful people don’t relax on a chair. They feel relaxed with their work. They sleep with their dreams and wake up with a commitment. – Ritu Ghatourey quotes

Story: Doctors without Borders Doctors Without Borders was founded in l971 by a group of French medics who recognized the . . . → Read More: Harvest the Gift of Communication

The Gift of Commitment

October: Harvest month:

Week One: Harvest the gift of commitment. The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor. – Vincent Lombardi

Story: Honoring excellence Every year Johns Hopkins School of Nursing inducts new members into FAAN, the American Academy of Nursing. . . . → Read More: The Gift of Commitment

The Gift of Mindfulness

Fall into success with the gift of mindfulness “Thoughts are like an open ocean, they can either move you forward within its waves, or sink you under deep into its abyss.” – Anthony Liccione

Story: From Stress to Success Dr. Randall Cho was on staff at Mayo clinic as a research physician. The stress of . . . → Read More: The Gift of Mindfulness

Nurturing: A Gift of Love

Quotes on nurturing: I don’t think feminism, as I understand the definition, implies the rejection of maternal values, nurturing children, caring about the men in your life. That is just nonsense to me – Hillary Clinton .

Story: Maria Schneider, My paternal grandmother: Maria Schaubheutel Altman Schneider immigrated to this country in 1898 at the . . . → Read More: Nurturing: A Gift of Love

Fall Into Success

Experience hope and happiness Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the LORD your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you – Deuteronomy 31:6

Story: The Gift of Teaching Children Maria Schmidt runs a successful business working with learning disabled . . . → Read More: Hope and Happiness

Experience Hope By Living in your Strengths

Experience hope by living in sync with your strengths: To find out what one is fitted to do, and to secure an opportunity to do it, is the key to happiness. Look up the source – John Dewey

Story: Mother Gerard Smith: High School Principal: Who doesn’t flinch when being called into the principal’s office? . . . → Read More: Experience Hope By Living in your Strengths

Fall Into Hope by Giving Empathy

Fall into hope by giving empathy

Can I see another’s woe, And not be in sorrow too? Can I see another’s grief, And not seek for kind relief?

Can I see a falling tear, And not feel my sorrow’s share? Can a father see his child Weep, nor be with sorrow filled?

Can a mother sit . . . → Read More: Fall Into Hope by Giving Empathy

October: Harvest month

 

Week One: Harvest the gift of commitment. The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor. – Vincent Lombardi

Story: Honoring excellence Every year Johns Hopkins School of Nursing inducts new members into FAAN, the American Academy of Nursing. Forty-two percent . . . → Read More: October: Harvest month

Hope for Relationships

Relationships

It’s all about relationships. I have the wonderful chance to teach a class at the Center for spiritual Living in Maryland Heights, Mo. We only had two students today. There was enough repartee to construct a good conversation between a six year old and a twelve year old.

I came in armed to the eyeballs . . . → Read More: Hope for Relationships

Saint Louis: Hope

Healing in Saint Louis:

Most of the nation probably knows about the situation in Saint Louis. Can healing occur in Saint Louis? Former officer Stockley was just acquitted of murder charges in the 2011 shooting of Anthony Lamar Smith. I have an opinion about what happened in this case. I am not going to express it . . . → Read More: Healing in Saint Louis