Tag Archives: Saying Yes

Feeling Overwhelmed Or Just Feeling Tired?

“Sleep that knits up the ravelled sleave of care The death of each day’s life, sore labour’s bath Balm of hurt minds, great nature’s second course, Chief nourisher in life’s feast.” — William Shakespeare, Macbeth There are times we feel like … Continue reading

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A Few Times When It Is Probably Better Not To Help

“Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.” — Dalai Lama There are a few times when it is probably better to not help out. If you’re … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 365 – It’s About Community

“We cannot live only for ourselves.  A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men.” — Herman Melville The end of my year-long project to give time has arrived. It is only fitting that it concludes with perhaps the most important … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 325 – It Does Not Happen Without You

“There are two kinds of people in the world: those who make excuses and those who get results. An excuse person will find any excuse for why a job was not done, and a results person will find any reason … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 225 – Another Piece Of The Happiness Puzzle

My wife and I opened the house up for a Hawaiian-themed slumber party, hosted by my daughters. This morning, brought back a dozen donuts for the group. The other day I wrote about the need for play and how it can … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 193 – Yes Or No?

Did a little sparked.com volunteering … Played a little freerice.com … Took a couple sacks full of kids’ clothes and toys to the Tigard Good Neighbor Center.  When I dropped off some children’s clothes and stuffed animals at the Good Neighbor … Continue reading

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