A DOSE OF POWER LIVING®: Share Scraps of Wisdom – Italian writer Umberto Eco said, “What we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren’t trying to teach us. We are formed by little scraps of wisdom.”
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When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
- Maya Angelou
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
- Helen Keller
A DOSE OF POWER LIVING®: Keep Your Head Up – As Nelson Mandela said, “Part of being optimistic is keeping one’s head pointed toward the sun, one’s feet moving forward. There were many dark moments when my faith in humanity was sorely tested, but I would not and could not give myself up to despair. That way lays defeat and death.”
As Harriet Beecher Stowe said, “Most mothers are instinctive philosophers.” My mom has certainly been the source of constant inspiration. Anyone who has heard me speak has heard stories about her. Although she is highly educated and accomplished, her advice is usually quite simple yet powerful if applied. I didn’t always listen to her growing up, but now I savor every word.