Monthly Archives: November 2016

“Divine Perseverance”

“Genius is divine perseverance. Genius I cannot claim nor even extra brightness, but perseverance all can have.” Woodrow Wilson “People seldom see the halting and painful steps by which the most insignificant success is achieved.” Annie Sullivan, Helen Keller’s teacher … Continue reading

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Your Ship

“I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning how to sail my ship.” “My book came out; and people began to think that topsy-turvy Louisa would amount to something after all.” “Some books are so familiar, that reading them is … Continue reading

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Your Ship

“I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning how to sail my ship.” “I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning how to sail my ship.” “My book came out; and people began to think that topsy-turvy Louisa would amount … Continue reading

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Moon Shine

“In my sensory education I include my physical awareness of the word. Of a certain word, that is; the connection it has with what it stands for. At around age six, perhaps, I was standing by myself in our front … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

May your life be filled with joy and gratitude, now and always: God’s World Edna St. Vincent Millay “O world, I cannot hold thee close enough! Thy winds, thy wide gray skies! Thy mists, that roll and rise! Thy woods, … Continue reading

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Needs Work

Angels surely must have wept when Shakespeare penned his immortal sonnets. But I wonder if they laughed or shook their celestial curls in disbelief when they read this: A Juggler named Jake There was a juggler named Jake, Who everyone … Continue reading

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Effort Wins

“Compared with what we ought to be, we are only half awake. Our fires are damped, our drafts are checked. We are making use of only a small part of our possible mental and physical resources….the human individual lives usually … Continue reading

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