“Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools talk because they have to say something.” (Saul Bellow)

Originally published February 17, 2017 Plato has usually been credited with this quotation. But in modern times it’s been attributed to the Canadian-American author, Saul Bellow. Bellow was one of those men who had something to say. And he said it very well. Bellow’s family was Lithuanian-Jewish, and emigrated to Canada in the early twentieth […]

“Continuous effort—not strength or intelligence—is the key to unlocking our potential.” (Winston Churchill)

The potential of a person with talent can hardly be overestimated. Talent is a wonderful gift and those with talent make extraordinary contributions to humankind. Intelligence is right up there with talent. It’s often the most intelligent people who make the biggest difference in life on planet earth. And who can dispute the value of […]

“Relax. Nothing is under control.” (Adi Da Samraj)

Originally published October 19, 2018 My purpose in this post is not to introduce you to Adi Da Samraj, nor to discuss his philosophy, theology, or spirituality. Other than to say that he was an American spiritual teacher and writer who founded a religious movement called “Adidam.” No, the name is not coincidental. If you’d […]