God did not intend for a husband to mistreat his wife or for him to be lord and master over her. When that happens, the husband is killing the marriage as surely as if he shot the wife between the eyes with his deer-huntin’ rifle,” the preacher said.
The Lullaby Sky
“Sh@@. Sorry. Didn’t mean to go off on a mangent.”
“When you don’t shut up about the guy in your life.”
Strung Up: A Blacktop Cowboys Novella
“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” William Arthur Ward
In a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
“If you feel like you don’t fit in in this world, it is because you are here to help create a new one.”
The truth can only be recalled, never invented.
Excellent firms don’t believe in excellence — only in constant improvement and constant change.
writer and management consultant
“Wisdom has its excesses, and has no less need of moderation than folly.”
Michel de Montaigne, “Upon Some Verses of Virgil,” The Essays of Montaigne
“The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure, but from hope to hope.”
Samuel Johnson, Selected Writings
“Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.”
There is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else.
You cannot transform yourself, and you certainly cannot transform your partner or anybody else. All you can do is create a space for transformation to happen, for grace and love to enter.