Tag Archive for Abraham Lincoln

Character is like a Tree

Character is like a Tree

QUOTE CARD: “Character is like a tree
and reputation like a shadow.
The shadow is what we think of it;
the tree is the real thing.”
-Abraham Lincoln


Perseverence Wins

PERSEVERANCE. Are you a “finisher”? How do you remain focused and not let criticism and obstacles shut you down? After the devastating loss to Bobby Rush in his bid for Congress in 2000, Barack Obama could have given up his dream to break into national politics. The defeat weighed heavy on his ego…

A New Day

As Abraham Lincoln said: “It has been said of the world’s history hitherto that might makes right. It is for us and for our time to reverse the maxim, and to say that right makes might.” Today is surely a new day and we are newly awakened in it! Today, with our new President-elect Barack…

Live Life!

I’ve spent the last few days in Boston for the Yoga Journal Conference. Once again, I moderated the Continuing Education panel entitled, “Handle With Care: Ahimsa in Asana.” The esteemed panel included yogis Ana Forrest, Gary Kraftsow and Aadil Palkhivala. I also had the opportunity to see fashion designer and yogi Donna Karan again for…