Friday, January 30, 2015

Condemning Voices

Photo - National Geographic

Don't allow ... condemning voices to play repeatedly in your mind. That will only accentuate a negative attitude toward yourself. If you have a bad attitude toward you, it will hinder every area of your life.
(Joel Osteen, Become a Better You, p. 86)
30 January 2015

Thursday, January 29, 2015

LibreOffice gets a streamlined makeover, native alternatives for major Microsoft fonts | PCWorld

LibreOffice gets a streamlined makeover, native alternatives for major Microsoft fonts | PCWorld:

This is the "free" office suite that you can download and use if you don't want to buy MS Office.  I haven't tried it because I haven't found a need. I think I'd like to try out the database option since I don't own a database program.

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Books


While a book sits in my study or on your lap, it is.  But when we open it up and read it, something happens.
(William C. Creasy in the introduction to, The Imitation Of Christ)
29 January 2015

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

I Have Learned


I have learned

  • silence from the talkative
  • tolerance from the intolerant and
  • kindness from the unkind.

I should not be ungrateful to those teachers.
(Kahlil Gibran: Sand and Foam in One Day At A Time In Al-Anon, 27 March)
27 January 2015


Monday, January 26, 2015

Perfection


Perfection is a long way off, but improvement can be made to happen every day.
(One Day At A Time In Al-Anon, 18 June)
26 January 2015

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Biases


We are all filled with biases and ideas that have snuck into us without our knowing it.
(Thomas Moore, Care Of The Soul, p. 16)
24 January 2015

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Innovation

Innovation occurs when ripe seeds fall on fertile ground. (p. 39)

By 2014 there would be 847 million blogs in the world. (p. 427)

Almost every digital tool, whether designed for it or not, was commandeered by humans for a social purpose: to create communities, facilitate communication, collaborate on projects, and enable social networking. (p. 485)
(Walter Isaacson, The Innovators)
21 January 2015