Category Archives: Religion/Spirituality

Parenting:If Your Kids Say They’re Bored

Parental Advice: If Your Kids Say They’re Bored If you’re a parent, you’ve doubtless heard it scores of times: “I’m bored.” I just read a thoughtful piece on boredom by Pamela Paul, an editor at The New York Times. Paul … Continue reading

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If You Suffer A Setback Or Painful Defeat, What You Say

What You Say If You Suffer A Setback Or Painful Defeat By Gene Griessman One of my books—-“The Achievement Factors”—tells the story of some of the most successful people of our time. Their names are synonymous with success: US Presidents, … Continue reading

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Art, creativity, and inspiration: Unusual Quotations

Art, creativity, inspiration, and intuition:  Where Does Great Art Come From, And How?   Wassily Kandinsky “Every artist knows, who works with feeling, how suddenly the right form flashes upon him…a true work of art must be like an inspiration.” … Continue reading

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A Poem Public Speakers Can Use: “The Chambered Nautilus”

Here are two stanzas from “The Chambered Nautilus” by Oliver Wendell Holmes. I learned lines from this splendid poem in high school, in particular the phrase “Build thee more stately mansions, O my soul.” And I’ve never forgotten its imagery … Continue reading

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Einstein Quote on the Mystery of Life

“You and I never cease to stand like curious children before the great mystery into which we were born.” Albert Einstein, letter to a friend

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Abraham Lincoln Quotations: Words To Live By

What You Say To Yourself If You Want To Be Like Lincoln by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. author of “The Words Lincoln Lived By,” “Lincoln on Communication,” and “Lincoln And Obama” One thing’s for sure.  What you say to yourself–your self-talk–and … Continue reading

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Great Quotation on Habit

Good News and Bad News About Habits by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. Sometimes less is more, and that certainly is true of today’s great quote. It’s a short one, but it contains a giant truth. The good news is, if you … Continue reading

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Erich Fromm‘s Unusual Quotation on Love

Unusual Quotation: Erich Fromm on Love Here’s a quotation you can use in a speech or in your writing, or your personal meditation or journalizing.  It’s by Erich Fromm, the great social philosopher, humanistic philosopher, sociologist, and best-selling author, who … Continue reading

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Metaphysical Reality: Goals, Visualization, and “Coincidences”

Should You Have Many Goals, Or Just A Few by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. Author of The Words Lincoln Lived By I believe there is power in writing down your dreams (or goals), and visualizing them materializing.  Homer Rice, the renowned … Continue reading

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How To Set Personal Goals

What You Say (And Do) When You Make Your List Of Personal Goals David Cameron Gikandi’s “A Happy Pocket Full of Money” is a terrific book. Whatyousay.com gives it five stars. Gikandi has woven strands of physics, religion, metaphysics, and … Continue reading

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