"Notes" of An Elder

The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.

Nothing in life is of any value unless it is shared with others.

"Notes" of An Elder is a depository of pertinent information, knowledge and wisdom. Available weekly will be an elder's "thinking menu" for your use. Enjoy this bounty.

  • A person will walk away from you mentally before physically.
  • Change never stops. So rethinking must never stop.
  • You are in charge of your life, choices, behavior, and actions.
  • “A good book can take you places an airplane cannot.” ― Scott Monty
  • Every minute of every day, people are giving away their rights with the click of a mouse.
  • No one achieves greatness by not completely exposing themselves.
  • Doing something may make you busy, but being busy doesn’t make you productive.

Train Your Mind

  • To think
  • To doubt
  • To respond
  • To question
  • “The most successful people see adversity not as a stumbling block, but as a stepping-stone to greatness.” ― Shawn Achor
  • Compliance causes people issues. Commitment solves them.
  • Failure is not the opposite of success. It’s a stepping stone to success.
  • The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.
  • “The beautiful journey of today can only begin when we learn to let go of yesterday.” ― Steve Maraboli
  • People will watch to see if what you say matches what you do.
  • Purpose drives people more than anything, not pay and benefits but purpose.

Magic Question

What do I want to achieve with my life?

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