Dreams

"The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up." - Paul Valery From my primary blog at RCWritesWell.com When I mention dreams, I mean specifically the type that we have for our future. I'm referring to the sort which dictate life goals and ambitions. Of course, you may find these are … Continue reading Dreams

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Respect

"Respect for ourselves guidesĀ our morals, respect for others guides our manners." - Laurence Sterne It's at the core of every civil rights movement and seemingly in short supply at times. Respect is a powerful force - yet it is as delicate as a snowflake in the summer time; there are two sides to it, as … Continue reading Respect

Aptitude

"Genius consists of equal parts of natural aptitude and hard work." - Andre Maurois Typically, I write on topics which are reasonably clear-cut and universally applicable. Aptitude, then, is an oddball. I believe that everyone possesses a certain level of aptitude forĀ something. What, of course, is a matter of considerable self-exploration and life experience. None … Continue reading Aptitude

Confidence

"Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings." - Samuel Johnson I recently took the opportunity to write on the matter of pride. In my entry, I made my best effort to caution that pride can be an unattractive and deceptive impediment to accomplishment. Writing about confidence, then, may seem like a redundancy. I fear … Continue reading Confidence