Monthly Archives: December 2012

Post-Christmas Day Thought

I don’t know who said this, but it bears repeating today and every day: “To adapt ourselves with a quiet mind to what is possible and attainable, therein lies happiness.” Christmas lasts for a whole 12 days. May this season … Continue reading

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Hang in There

“Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go”            (William Feather).

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More Light on the Subject…

“How far that little candle throws its beams. So shines a good deed in a naughty world” (William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice). “The more light we generate for others, the better we can see ourselves” (One Day at a … Continue reading

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How to Get Around Those Annoying Electronic Telephone Loops

IVR (“interactive voice response”) is what we often hear when we dial a large corporate office. Computers answer the phone. Many times you can bypass the loop and get to a human simply by pressing 0 repeatedly, sometimes quickly. Or … Continue reading

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Even in the Face of Tragedy

“Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is gracious, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things” (Philippians 4:8).

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What Doesn’t Work

Writing “Return to sender” or “Refused” on junk mail. The Postal Service will throw it away. No-NO: Returning junk mail with postage due.

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Staying Environmentally Conscious: How to Refuse Junk Mail

To Stop Junk Mail Visit http://www.stopjunkmail.org to download a free Stop Junk Mail Kit. When buying from catalogs, on the phone or online, tell the company not to sell your name or send you promotional mail. Call the number on the … Continue reading

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