Month: March 2016
Always choose life
“Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have—life itself.” ~ Walter Anderson
Wise thoughts about wisdom.
“Every man who knows how to read has it in his power to magnify himself, to multiply the ways in which he exists, to make his life full, significant and interesting,” says Aldous Huxley.
This is true, practical wisdom. A person, especially a youngster i.e. a person somewhat of my age, struggling to find a place in the world, often overlooks the sagacity of such words. He chases imaginary rainbows and comes to deep disappointments.
I believe this is avoidable. If we look at the analysis conducted by wise people, we get an insight into what leads to magnification of the self. Based upon my understanding of the same, it means –
One whose object of pursuit is not tainted by anger, pleasure, arrogance, abashment, ego and over-estimation of one-self, is known as a wise person.
One whose actions, condulations and innermost thoughts are not known to anybody until the…
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This is the optimism we should all have.
“Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place.” – Kurt Vonnegut
I like this DAD’s way of handling this situation. Nothing like learning the financial facts of life earl on.
Our 6 y/o asked (his) Dad for an advance on his allowance for a toy.
This is the response he got.
Just wonderful! ♥
~ by sonan303 ·