Think Daily by Larry Janesky
A product of our habits

First we make our habits, then our habits make us. "The second half of a man's life is made up of nothing but the habits he has acquired during the first half."- Feodor Dostoevski What do you do every day?  What are your routines?

Until we meet again…

Make the most of this opportunity, this chance, this day together; for these days are limited.  They are, in fact, the "good ol' days". "Each one of us must release the hand of one we love into the hand of One we have not seen."  

Last year's language

In 2014 our family home was completely destroyed in a fire. Eleven days later Katherine Korik, Jessica Saldamarco, and Kellie Santiago gave me a new leather journal - empty save for one verse on the inside cover by T.S. Eliot. "For last year's words belong to last year's language. And…

The beauty of darkness

"The beauty of darkness is how it lets you see." - Adrienne Rich How have dark moments in your life allowed you to see beauty in the world and shaped you into a better person?

Message sent, message received

Your brain is a receiving station.  It takes messages from the world, runs them through various filters you have constructed, interprets them and assigns meaning. Your brain is a broadcasting station.  It sends constructed messages out to the world about who you are, what you believe and value, and what…

Use your capacity, and get more.

Yesterday we said, "use it or lose it" about your physical and mental capabilites. The corollary is also true - when we use them, we get more of them. When we use a muscle on a repeated basis, it gets stronger and we can do more. When we use our…

Use it or lose it

If you don't use your muscles, they will go away. If you don't use your mind, it too will wither. Use them.  It's is what they are for.

Head and Heart

If we follow our heart without using our head, we make mistakes. If we use logic and ignore our heart, we'll lose that way too. My friend Dr. Mardy Groethe put it this way -  "The brain and heart are like the oars of a rowboat.  When you only use…

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