The United States of America is observing Memorial Day on the last Monday of May. People enjoy the national holiday in various ways. It is fitting to think of the main purpose of this day.
Spring is in blossom, May in Maine; what an enticing feeling...
The second Sunday in May is observed as Mothers Day. Whether our mother is here in physical form or just a beautiful memory, let us honor her with love.
From my notebook, which I light-heartedly entitle "Jots of Thoughts," a few observations I boldly call poetry....
It's a story of a lonely boy. He is neglected by his family. As he grows old he thinks of days past and in the magical world of poetry he tries to go back in time to give a message to the boy he used to be.
May chases winter away and smiles her sunbeams across the land. The May breezes have many beautiful perfume's.
Looking at nature as it unfolds its gifts and a song in your heart.
This poem is about a day in May, where meadows are like a beautiful canvas of color.
Are you focusing on the right things? We are all successful at the things we put our mind to. Trouble is we often put our mind to the wrong things and achieve success in the opposite direction to which we intended.
There are many different roads we could travel down. Do we want to? An excellent question regarding the choices we make during the course of our life. What is important to you?
Sure there are better things to do, but once you have decided that a task needs completed, make it work focus on it and manage it through to completion, irrespective of other distractions. You will be glad that you have focused once it has been completed
As an American, the chance to experience Flag Day in Haiti was an exciting experience.
You are asked to give a speech, Ouch that is something you are not ready for, or are you? The truth is that anyone can give a speech and here are a few simple tips to help you. As you practice more you will become more competent and confident.
On your way to work this morning of the 25 sets of Traffic lights you pass twenty one were red and the others turned amber just as you got to them. This has happened to all of us at some time in our lives. How you handle the day from this point forward will make of break your day.
Our ability to communicate says so much about us. There are so many strands of communication, both clear and subtle. How you use these say so much about you, yet it is always possible to improve.
Do you have too much stress in your life? Did you know that stress can inhibit your positive vibes. It blocks ways that we can make positive change in our lives.
You have to accept that you are a capable person and your skills and experience guide and help you with your challenges in life.
In order to progress in life you need to be able to severely limit your personal fear factors. There are three key steps in achieving this. May 26th Inspirational thought of the day - are you ready?
Are you defensive? I am sure you are; we all are at times, yet it can be at the heart of some of the hardest problems that we have to solve about ourselves and how we interact with the outside world. Get this right and our ability to interact improves in leaps and bounds.
It is your creative juices that enable you to turn an idea into something more real, a tangible end result. Thousands of ideas come to us during our lifetime, yet sadly, most we simply ignore. Are you paying attention to the next passing idea?
Do you have faith in your own ability to succeed? You should have! It is only with faith in any idea and through the hard work associated with it can you succeed. Faith and hard-work are equal partners.
The glory of a sunset and the beauty of May give tribute to the memory of each fallen soldier...
We all want to be seen as a person who achieves. Performing regular personal projects can certainly help you be seen in a more powerful light. This day is is necessary to pull another project of your To-Do list and complete it.
Doing things at the right time is so important. Someone recently asked when I would commit to doing something; my reply: when the time is right for me. When is the right time? That is a question only you will know the answer to.
Truth is we all make assumptions, but should we? How many assumptions have you made today? We must look out for that external intervening event.