Notes from the
Manager's Scratch Pad
are timeless articles
originally published in 'the company's' newsletter.
Written by my father, Bruce Cloud, Sr. these short
communiqués are full of guidance and explanations of how
to be successful. They relate to events and
strategies now as well as they did when written
between 1965 and 1984.
Our next book publication: It's What I Have Always
Wanted to Do, Bruce Cloud,
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name came about by my desire to express myself, thus
these are my 'crafts'. If I am fortunate to leave
a lasting legacy my hope and prayers are that I have
been able to share the inspirations God has encouraged
me to capture.
"Benjamin's, Thoughts and
been a work in progress since I was 18 years old. The
chronological order maintains perspective on my maturing
process and perhaps on yours too since I write believing
that many of us have common problems and dreams.
the last few years have I become to understand that God
has not given me these fruitful verses only to have them
filed away. Yes, I write about the Spiritual in a
very real yet perhaps mystical viewpoint; but I always wanted to
have a way of illustrating not just writing.
The answer is
so often right under our nose or in my case right in my
own backyard! My two golden retrievers got restless
around lunchtime back several years ago and came into my office to
rouse me into taking them for a walk. In taking
this time to reflect the suggestion came over me not to
look down at the ground to see my next step but to look
up...there they were...the most beautiful, radiant
clouds set in a rich blue sky waiting for me to take
their picture and that is how I knew God was supporting
me... I've continued walking the dogs and the pictures
have kept presenting themselves and serve as the
backdrop to these inspirational cards and mini-posters. God is with us
all the time...we only need to open our eyes and
acknowledge His light to see what he sets before us.
your interest and in sharing these thoughts with me and
with those you decide to share them with.
surely I am adding to the
gallery and shopping cart for there are many more to