Food for thought that may resonate


“People hate those who make them feel their own inferiority.” Lord Phillip Dormer “You can discover what your enemy fears the most be observing the means he uses to frighten you.” Eric Hoffer “Clever liars give details, but the cleverest don’t” Anonymous “The wicked are always surprised that good can be clever.” Unknown “He that would govern others, first should be the master of himself.” … Continue reading Food for thought that may resonate

Times Have Changed


“They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” – Andy Warhol  “When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.” — Victor Frankl   Times have changed; or have they? The last time I looked everything that matters remains the same.   I often long for those good old days You know what … Continue reading Times Have Changed

If you understand others you are very smart


This is a poem I came across and I loved the title.   If you understand others you are smart, If you understand yourself you are illuminated If you overcome others you are powerful. If you overcome yourself you have strength If you know how to be satisfied you are rich. If you can act with vigor, you have a will. If you don’t lose … Continue reading If you understand others you are very smart

A Found Poem – Closing National Poetry Month


  A Found Poem   Flightless wings know very well Authenticity lives in death The song of May reminds us that Mother’s Day is near and a Mother’s fear grows more today Because The Promised Land no longer sows Bluebells in the sunshine Beside the old Trail of Hope Where I used to collect my dreams one by one But despite the awful things That … Continue reading A Found Poem – Closing National Poetry Month

Happy Teacher’s Recognition Day!


The test of a good teacher is not how many questions he can ask his pupils that they will answer readily, but how many questions he inspires them to ask him which he finds it hard to answer. -Alice Wellington Rollins Thanks to all teachers who inspired me to think and question.  As an educator I tried to help students know the importance of asking … Continue reading Happy Teacher’s Recognition Day!