Tag Archives: persistence and writing

Magical Season

“Most important for us is that Roger is still hungry and willing to improve every day, After everything he has done and already won, the results this year have been amazing.”   Severin Luthi, Roger Federer’s long-time coach I’m the first … Continue reading

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Jumping Genres

A charming story: A Pulitzer Prize-winning author is in a car in Miami when a little girl riding with him becomes restless and asks for a story. The writer obliges, weaving a cute tale that entrances the girl and spurs … Continue reading

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Striving Valiantly

“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 them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the … Continue reading

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“All Inventors”

“We are all inventors, each sailing our on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.”   Ralph Waldo Emerson Oh, Ralph, Ralph! What an intrepid … Continue reading

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William’s Wisdom

“The great achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn; the bird waits in the egg; and in the highest vision of the soul, a waking angel stirs.” William James William James, … Continue reading

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Skilled Labor

“When you have the attitude and effort, the skill is not far behind.”    Unknown This little gem popped my desk out of the blue. It’s jotted down on a handwritten note of mine. I’m not sure where these words … Continue reading

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World Builders

“There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will … Continue reading

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