A Daily "Thought"

8/31/2014

On the Dawn of September 2014: Brief Thoughts on Labor Day & Ever So Grateful.....

It is the dawn of Labor Day in the United States.   It is a day to remember all who have served and all who serve.    While on the "Social Grid", I reflected upon this:




It is also important and ever so crucial to remember how truly blessed we are despite all the challenges.    As I finish this Opening Retrospective on the eve of the new month, further scenes of violence out of #Pakistan is terrifying to observe.    Protestors supporting Imran Khan and the Cleric Dr. Qadri have broken through barricades to run to the Pakistan Prime Minister's Residence.    Pakistan Military has come out and say that the conflict must be resolved politically as the political leaders seem to lose whatever credibility they have left.   But  Ashraf Qazi, the former Pakistan High Commissioner to India, has noted that if this is not resolved--all bets are off including a possible dissolution of Parliament.   What happens in Pakistan matters as it deals with a raging Taliban insurgency, economic stagnation and political paralysis.    

As a new and rather challenging month is at hand, it was worth noting to take a pause to remember this admonition--it is truly possible: 




8/29/2014

A Musical Interlude to Enjoy As the Week-End Looms....

On the eve of Labor Day Week-End in the United States as August 2014 is relegated to the dustbin of history, please enjoy this musical interlude:



View of the Week: 25 Famous People Who Used To Be Homeless


It is the dawn of Labor Day Week-End in the United States.    Families will get together and celebrate the last week of Summer before Fall is Upon Us.    The story here is ever so inspiring--for instance I did not know many of these leading lights of our time who truly struggled.   May their success be an inspiration to us all who have had to deal with our own challenges.   As I listened to this, this admonition from Jane Fonda was ever so timely that Jonathan Lockwood Huie noted in his daily outreach to his ever growing community:



Onward!!!

On the "Grid"

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