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Thought of the Moment


Saints are sinners who kept on going.

- Robert Louis Stevenson Read more



However mean your life is, meet it and live it: do not shun it and call it hard names. Cultivate poverty like a garden herb, like sage. Do not trouble yourself much to get new things, whether clothes or friends. Things do not change, we change. Sell your clothes and keep your thoughts.

- Henry David Thoreau Read more



You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.

- Jonathan Safran Foer Read more


The Love of a Parent

Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.

- Elizabeth Stone Read more



It's not only children who grow. Parents do too. As much as we watch to see what our children do with their lives, they are watching us to see what we do with ours. I can't tell my children to reach for the sun. All I can do is reach for it myself.

- Joyce Maynard Read more



Life is not primarily a quest for pleasure, as Freud believed, or a quest for power, as Alfred Adler taught, but a quest for meaning.

The greatest task for any person is to find meaning in his or her life. Frankl saw three possible sources for meaning: in work (doing something significant), in love (caring for another person), and in courage during difficult times. Read more



People see what you feel about yourself. Read more


Love for Humanity

"Remember, a tiny grin of like-minded people around the globe gathered and working together with love for humanity will be like dust gathered together to become a mountain."

- Don Gibson Read more


Being Proactive

The ability to subordinate an impulse to a value is the essence of the proactive person. Reactive people are driven by feelings, by circumstances, by conditions, by their environment. Proactive people are driven by values—carefully thought about, selected and internalized values. Read more


Children and Parents

Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they forgive them.

- Oscar Wilde Read more