The Bigger Picture
People often joke about how it is all about them. While there is a lot of truth in that, there is also a universe outside us that also demands and requires our attention. Here are some secrets that can help us all out along with my responses to them. I look forward to reading your responses (please note, however, that I will edit and/or delete inappropriate comments, which hopefully I won't feel drawn to do).
"The time is always right to do what is right."
Martin Luther King, Jr.
My response to Martin Luther King, Jr.
"If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other."
My response to Mother Teresa
"People look around you, the signs are everywhere. You've left it for somebody other than you to be the one to care."
My response to Jackson Browne
"The human body experiences a powerful gravitational pull in the direction of hope. That is why the patient's hopes are the physician's secret weapon. They are the hidden ingredients in any prescription."
My response to Norman Cousins
“In the madness, you have to find calm."
My response to Lupita Nyong'o
"Patience is the secret to good food."
My response to Gail Simmons
"All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything. "
My response to Swami Vivekananda
“Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be.”
My response to Grandma Moses
"We do not want riches. We want peace and love."
My response to Red Cloud
"Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can."
My response to Danny Kaye
"Theories, for me, are just about freeing your mind. It doesn't mean the theory is going to work like a scientific theory works. It's about freeing your mind and making you think a different way."
My response to Steve Martin
“Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get.”
My response to Ingrid Bergman
"Still, a man hears what he wants to hear
And disregards the rest."
"The secret to success is good leadership, and good leadership is all about making the lives of your team members or workers better."
My response to Tony Dungy