Words To Live By: “…There Is No Effort Without Error Or Shortcoming…”

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The Man in the Arena “It is not the critic who counts: not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes up short again and again, because there is no effort without error … [Read more...]

~ Surrendering to the Worst

When it comes to the art of compromise in the political world today, the measure of success is visible good. If you can see good at the end of the deal, then you can point to it and call it a win. Because, as everyone knows, you "don't let the best (or the perfect) be the enemy of the good." It was the mantra we heard from politicians and pundits when congress passed the stimulus bill. … [Read more...]

~ 11 Minutes – Chump Change for Haiti

One of our finest American ideals is our Generosity of Spirit. Our sense of wanting and encouraging others to do well along with our willingness to extend the helping hand of time, talent or treasure to those in true need. This Generosity of Spirit is a measure of our commitment to each other as a community, a nation and a larger global society and can only be truly measured in proportion to the … [Read more...]