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IN SOMEONE ELSE’S SHOES…Winnegrad

This is a STORY that I experienced over 60 years ago that actually influenced my personality permanently. I was driving on the Haudenosaunee reservation on my way to spend the weekend with the Chief and his family. It was winter and snowing pretty heavy. On the road going up hill […]

OLD PERSON WISDOM…Winnegrad

Do not wait to become old to display OLD PERSON WISDOM. It is not necessary. Start to obtain OLD PERSON WISDOM by sharing KNOWLEDGE to ALL, by exhibiting HUMILITY to ALL, by being COMPASSIONATE to ALL, by showing a TRUST to ALL. These are basic qualities found in the SOUL. […]

FAITH…Winnegrad

FAITH is; complete TRUST, BELIEF, CONFIDENCE, ASSURANCE, FIDELITY, TRUTH. Such beautiful distinguishing qualities to possess and to project to others. How does one acquire the attributes of FAITH?                         F is; FORWARD moving.                        A is; ABSOLUTE BELIEF in self and others, ASSISTANCE                         I is; INSPIRE. INSPIRE others you INSPIRE yourself.                        T is; […]

GRATITUDE…Winnegrad

The following is something that has been with me for many years. They are not my words, they definitely are my BELIEFS. Read and ENJOY. GRATITUDE creates optimism and positivity. You feel better about life when you are thankful. THANK YOU, MERCI, TACK, GRACIAS, DANKE, ARIGOTO, GRAZIE, DOJO are beautiful words […]

A SPECIAL PERSON…Winnegrad

Someone that is UNIQUE, DISTINCTIVE, EXTRAORDINARY is very difficult to come upon in life. When you do, cherish that relationship dearly. SPECIAL implies that the PERSON described has qualities and character that differentiates them from others. SPECIAL is generally used to emphasize the exceptional quality to that person. If you […]

BE A PERSON-WHISPERER…Winnegrad

A Horse-whisperer is a person that works with horses. A trainer, that adapts A EMPATHETIC, COMPASSIONATE VIEW OF THE MOTIVES, NEEDS, AND DESIRES OF THE HORSE. Which is a special talent to communicate with a horse. If this works with horses, do you not think this could and should work […]

WAKE UP ALREADY…Winnegrad

Within your FAMILY when you see someone carrying packages, or lifting something cumbersome or managing an awkward situation, hopefully you offer your ASSISTANCE. Why? Because you are FAMILY, right? Then please explain why you do not do the same for your neighbor, colleague or stranger. WAKE UP ALREADY WE ARE […]

THE LESSONS ARE THERE…Winnegrad

THE LESSONS ARE THERE, it is within our history. We are aware that history is a good educator. We should be taking advantage of the wisdom of our past leaders. I do hope that the wisdom of these past four leaders will resonate with everyone. Here are some of their […]