Happy Herald - Second Thoughts http://www.happyherald.com/articles.sec-8495-1-second-thoughts.html <![CDATA[Success Stories]]> There are exceptions to every rule, and instant success is one of those exceptions. Most success is the result of time and effort. The person who becomes a millionaire by winning the lottery or inheriting a fortune from some long-lost relative clearly is the exception.]]> <![CDATA[Optimism is Divine]]> National radio broadcaster and author of seven books, including Second Thoughts, shares his essays, which are like the voice of an old friend - kind, encouraging and filled with gentle wisdom. To learn more about Mort Crim and hear a daily “Second Thought,” visit www.]]> <![CDATA[Putting Things in Perspective]]> National radio broadcaster and author of seven books, including Second Thoughts, shares his essays, which are like the voice of an old friend - kind, encouraging and filled with gentle wisdom. To learn more about Mort Crim and hear a daily “Second Thought,” visit www.]]> <![CDATA[News For Kids]]> In fact, the content of the daily newspaper and its sister publications – which sell more than 200,000 copies a day in France – is determined by children, who also are its target audience. Adults write and edit the stories, but which stories make the cut is up to elementary school children chosen each week from schools around France.]]> <![CDATA[Deceiving Looks]]> National radio broadcaster and author of seven books, including Second Thoughts, shares his essays, which are like the voice of an old friend - kind, encouraging and filled with gentle wisdom. To learn more about Mort Crim and hear a daily “Second Thought,” visit www.]]> <![CDATA[Real Loyalty]]> Loyalty is rare these days. The kind of go days. The kind of gothrough-the-fire loyalty that defies reason or logic. Loyalty that says, “I’ll stick with you simply because you’re my friend. Because I made a commitment. Because even if I believe you’re wrong, I believe loy altyis right.”]]> <![CDATA[Priceless Friendship]]> <![CDATA[The Joy of Receiving Help]]> It is a pleasant thought that when you help a fellow up a steep hill, you get nearer to the top yourself. - Reynolds Price]]> <![CDATA[Second Chances]]> National radio broadcaster and author of seven books, including Second Thoughts, shares his essays, which are like the voice of an old friend - kind, encouraging and filled with gentle wisdom. To learn more about Mort Crim and hear a daily “Second Thought,” visit www.]]> <![CDATA[Better to Give]]> Generosity has a way of returning to the giver. Just ask a group of selfless high school students in Montana.]]> <![CDATA[Room Service]]> Compassion is only an empty word until it’s expressed in deeds. One of the most difficult yet most important connections we can make is the connection between good intentions and good results.]]> <![CDATA[Second Chances]]> National radio broadcaster and author of seven books, including Second Thoughts, shares his essays, which are like the voice of an old friend - kind, encouraging and filled with gentle wisdom. To learn more about Mort Crim and hear a daily “Second Thought,” visit www.]]> <![CDATA[The Joy of a Good Mistake]]> National radio broadcaster and author of seven books, including Second Thoughts, shares his essays, which are like the voice of an old friend - kind, encouraging and filled with gentle wisdom. To learn more about Mort Crim and hear a daily “Second Thought,” visit www.]]> <![CDATA[When Opportunity Doesn’t Knock]]> National radio broadcaster and author of seven books, including Second Thoughts, shares his essays, which are like the voice of an old friend - kind, encouraging and filled with gentle wisdom. To learn more about Mort Crim and hear a daily “Second Thought,” visit www.]]> <![CDATA[The Gift of Determination]]> National radio broadcaster and author of seven books, including Second Thoughts, shares his essays, which are like the voice of an old friend - kind, encouraging and filled with gentle wisdom. To learn more about Mort Crim and hear a daily “Second Thought,” visit www.]]> <![CDATA[Thanks for Trouble]]> Do you envy people who are able to find something positive in every negative experience? Actually, this isn’t just some natural ability. It’s learned. We can teach ourselves to take life’s setbacks, turn them right side up, and recognize their value. Start with the fact that we don’t have everything we want.]]> <![CDATA[Work Ethic]]> It isn’t only our children who need pride in who they are, in what they do, and in what they’ve achieved. We all do. We all must remember that there is no unimportant work in the world. It all has to be done. If someone is willing to pay us to do it, then the work, no matter how unglamorous, has value. That value entitles us to feel pride when we do the job, what-ever it is, when we do it well.]]> <![CDATA[Still Improving]]> National radio broadcaster and author of seven books, including Second Thoughts, shares his essays, which are like the voice of an old friend - kind, encouraging and filled with gentle wisdom. To learn more about Mort Crim and hear a daily “Second Thought,” visit www.]]> <![CDATA[Power of Focus]]> National radio broadcaster and author of seven books, including Second Thoughts, shares his essays, which are like the voice of an old friend - kind, encouraging and filled with gentle wisdom. To learn more about Mort Crim and hear a daily “Second Thought,” visit www.]]> <![CDATA[Experience Rules]]> National radio broadcaster and author of seven books, including Second Thoughts, shares his essays, which are like the voice of an old friend - kind, encouraging and filled with gentle wisdom. To learn more about Mort Crim and hear a daily “Second Thought,” visit www.]]>