Lilies of the Field

LILIES OF THE FIELD Commencement speech made by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anna Quindlen at Villanova University I’m a novelist. My work is human nature. Real life is all I know. Don’t ever confuse the two, your life and your work. You will walk out of here this afternoon with...

Seize The Moment

SEIZE THE MOMENT I have a friend who lives by a three-word philosophy: “Seize the moment.” Just possibly, she may be the wisest woman on this planet. Too many people put off something that brings them joy just because they haven’t thought about it, don’t have it on their...

Are There Any Questions?

ARE THERE ANY QUESTIONS? “Are there any questions?” An offer that comes at the end of college lectures and long meetings. Said when an audience is not only overdosed with information, but when there is no time left anyhow. At times like that you mostly assuredly do have questions....