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Never, Never, Never, Never, Never, Never Give Up

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

That was Winston Churchill's commencement address to graduating seniors during World War II. There is not much I can add.

  
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MLVANDE 1/6/2010 8:56AM

    Just the motivation I need today!

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JUNETTA2002 1/6/2010 8:41AM

    I think I will print this out and post it on my mirror.

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Day One is Over!

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

I fell into the same trap as everyone else and set a false starting date of the first Monday in January. That day is now behind me! Eating regimen was observed and I fought the January crowd at the gym to get my exercise in.

One day down, one day to go! I can do anything one day at a time.

  
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LAMDAGUY 1/5/2010 9:14AM

    Positive thinking is a major key to success. Good luck and keep the positive thoughts flowing.

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It's a Brand New Day!

Monday, January 04, 2010

People make a big deal about the start of the new year or the start of a new decade. (2010 is actually the last year of the decade and not the first year of a new one but people refuse to understand that)

In reality, every day is a new start. We start each and every day with the slate wiped clean. Yesterday is but a memory. It has happened and it cannot be changed. Today is the clean slate upon which we write the history of lives. Live today so that tomorrow, today will be a happy memory.

  


Now is the best time of your life!

Sunday, January 03, 2010

Yesterday I mentioned the song at the Carousel of Progress at the Disney parks. The song about the great big beautiful tomorrow's being at the end of every day was the original song and is the current song but for several years it was replaced by a song whose words were "Now is the time, now is the best time, now is the best time of your life." That's an even better idea than waiting for the great big beautiful tomorrow because tomorrow is always a day away. Now is here! Enjoy the now while you have it. Otherwise you will find yourself suffering from that dread disease known as the "If only I hadda's" This disease is a disabling as the "SOONASES". Seize the day, Carpe Diem. Now is the best time of your life!

  
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LUCYJAJONES 1/3/2010 8:06PM

    Refreshing, and so true.

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It's a Brand New Day!

Saturday, January 02, 2010

At the Carousel of Progress at Walt Disney World and Disneyland, they sing a song at the end of each skit that says, "There's a great big beautiful tomorrow waiting at the end of every day!" More importantly, there is a great big beautiful today and it is here now!

Tomorrow is always a day away and yesterday is always gone but today is always here. The worst disease known to man is the "as soon ases". This is the phenomenon where people continuously say "as soon as" something, then I will. Well why wait? Wheat will be really different when the "as soon as" event happens that will enable you more than you are right now? Forget about the "as soon as" and Do It Now!

  
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JAJEKK 1/2/2010 11:26AM

    Once someone gave me a round cardboard cut-out labeled "a round toit". It said, "You finally have the round toit you have been waiting for. Now you can do all the things you need to do!"
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EVILYNP 1/2/2010 11:22AM

  Let's do it.

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