S:0200 Quote: Friendship

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship. It is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him.” Ralph Waldo Emerson  …Continue Reading →

S:0199 Quote: Teaching

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” Henry Adams   Coaching Point: What one thing are you ready to teach someone today?   Copyright 1999 Steve Straus. All rights reserved.Continue Reading →

S:0198 Distinction: Simple vs. Easy

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   These two words are frequently used interchangeably, but there is a huge difference. Many things in life are simple — money, a diet, spiritual beliefs, relationships — yet none of these are easy to acquire. For…Continue Reading →

S:0197 Quote: Investigation

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “There is a principle which is a bar against all information, which is proof against all arguments and which cannot fail to keep a man in everlasting ignorance — that principle is — contempt prior to investigation.” Herbert Spencer (and quoted by Alcoholics Anonymous big book)…Continue Reading →