Slow Down: Ways to Live in the Moment

“Self-confidence tends to slow people down, which for most of us would be highly desirable.  You no longer need to prove yourself, or be anxious about everyday encounters.  The phrase “Take your time” is an important one – it is your time, and it’s up to you what you do with it.  Don’t fill silences with words:  relax, and give yourself time to ponder.”

-By Barbara Ann Kipfer


Quote of the Day

“It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.” J.R.R. Tolkien, Lord of the Rings


I thought I’d share a great quote from Nelson Mandela’s Long Walk to Freedom.

“Education is the great engine of personal development.  It is through education that the daughter of a peasant can become a doctor, that the son of a mineworker can become the head of the mine, that a child of farmworkers can become the president of a great nation.  It is what we make out of what we have, not what we are given, that separates one person from another.”  -Nelson Mandela (pg. 168)