“Be a good steward of your gifts, ” the poet Jane Kenyon urged.
Days can get away from us and we fail to do the one thing that is most important.
This is a wasted day. We really have no time to waste.
“The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.” Muhammed Ali
For me, progressive thinking makes things better. A student of history knows this.
For many of us, it is sheer joy to happen upon a store that sells exactly what we’d love to look at and own. When this happens, our personality and that of the store owner are on the same wave length. These unique shop owners could sure use our support.
“Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it. ” Maya Angelou
“Well, I feel I’ve become a little old lady in some respects. In public, I’ll be going about and doing things and I look up to see older people looking and smiling…kindly. What the hell is that about?”
a text I sent to my sister last year
As we age, women will look at our peers to catch a clue of how to move, maintain composure, try a new style or turn a phrase. Often, we then smile at each other and gently chat.
Men of the same age, move purposely, visually size each other up…and almost never smile or begin a conversation.