Monthly Archive: October, 2014

My Secret Oasis

WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Cover Art Advertisements

Do You Belong To The Tribe Of The Gritty Resilient Stoic?

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. – Nelson Mandela Do you belong to the tribe of the gritty, resilient stoic? Are you at… Continue reading

Things Work Out – Edgar Guest

This is an inspiring poem by Edgar Guest called Things Work Out: Because it rains when we wish it wouldn’t, Because men do what they often shouldn’t, Because crops fail, and plans go… Continue reading

Swan Song

Dreams – A Poem by Langston Hughes

Hold fast to dreams For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird That cannot fly. Hold fast to dreams For when dreams go Life is a barren field Frozen with snow.

Dreams of Flying

We all know that a dream is a collection of images and ideas that occur involuntarily while we’re asleep; sometimes dreams don’t make sense but other times they weave together a great story… Continue reading


Using Adversity to Advantage

The title of this blog is the motto of co-founded by Erik Weihenmeyer, the only blind person who has climbed Mt. Everest. He went blind at the age of 13 but that… Continue reading

Bird – Pablo Neruda


WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Refraction One of nature’s most splendid examples of refraction and reflection is the rainbow! Every time I see one I’m amazed by it’s beauty. Both of these photos were… Continue reading

  • Member of The Internet Defense League

  • Advertisements