Your Attitude Determines Your Altitude

Back a number of years ago, more than I want to admit, I was a teacher on Long Island.  The principal would give us gifts to start the school year and they would usually have a theme to inspire us for the year.  One year it was a frame with the adage, “Your attitude determinesContinue reading “Your Attitude Determines Your Altitude”

Freedom is a Choice

Think back to when you were a child.  Summer days running around and playing games in your neighborhood.  Laying in the grass talking with your friends.  Total freedom from worry and responsibility.  As an adult, we may not feel as free and easy as we were when we were younger.  The responsibilities of making moneyContinue reading “Freedom is a Choice”

Keep Your Eyes On The Prize

When I was in college eons ago I took horseback riding as one of my elective classes.  The professor explained that to get the horse to go where I wanted him to go, I needed to be looking ahead.  Don’t look at his head, she would explain, look at the trail and where you wantContinue reading “Keep Your Eyes On The Prize”


Every day we are faced with choices, some small, some large.  We need to decide on clothes to wear and food to eat. These are small choices.  Then there are the days we have to make the big decisions, the ones that take more effort because they may change our lives forever.   “It doesn’tContinue reading “Choices”

The Road Not Taken

The Road Not Taken By Robert Frost Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as fair, And having perhapsContinue reading “The Road Not Taken”