If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too; If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or being lied about, don’t deal in lies, Or being hated, don’t give way to hating, And yet don’t look too good, nor talk too wise:Read More
There isn't more to life than this--A baby's smile, a loved one's kiss A book, a song, a flower, a friend And just a little time--to spend.Read More
When you’re up against a sea of trouble,
Meet it squarely, face to face;
Lift your chin and set your shoulders,
Plant your feet and take a brace.
When it’s vain to try to dodge it,
Do the best that you can do;
You may fail, but you may conquer,
See it through!
I don't know who wrote this poem or where I first got it. I found it written on a 5x7 card in my sophomore year high school yearbook. Don't QuitRead More
A woman was waiting at an airport one night With several long hours before her flight She hunted for a book in the airport shop Bought a bag of cookies and found a place to dropRead More
If you think you are beaten, you are.If you think you dare not, you don't. If you like to win but think you can't It is almost certain you won't.Read More
Sometimes I think the fates must grin as we denounce them and insist,
The only reason we can’t win is the fates themselves have missed.
Yet, there lives on the ancient claim – we win or lose within ourselves,
The shining trophies on our shelves can never win tomorrow’s game.
It’s all in the state of the mind.Read More
This is a poem about "mindset" I put to memory long ago. It has served me well. Enjoy!Read More