JOHNMARTINMILES's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=JOHNMARTINMILES JOHNMARTINMILES's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ Stand Up! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5954791 Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You'll find they haven't half the strength you think they have. ~ Norman Vincent Peale Fri, 3 Jul 2015 07:35:18 EST Believe! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5954329 Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will. <BR> ― Norman Vincent Peale <BR> Thu, 2 Jul 2015 08:27:50 EST In the Lord's Hands http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5953763 “I place this day, my life, my loved ones, my work in the Lord's hands. There is no harm in the Lord's hands, only good. Whatever happens, whatever results, if I am in the Lord's hands it is the Lord's will and it is good.” <BR> ― Norman Vincent Peale, The Power of Positive Thinking <BR> Wed, 1 Jul 2015 08:05:05 EST Expectation http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5953200 Plant seeds of expectation in your mind; cultivate thoughts that anticipate achievement. Believe in yourself as being capable of overcoming all obstacles and weaknesses. ~ Norman Vincent Peale Tue, 30 Jun 2015 08:11:23 EST Possibilitarianism http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5952628 Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there. • Norman Vincent Peale Mon, 29 Jun 2015 09:10:46 EST Be Strong! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5952164 “Be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind. Talk health, happiness, and prosperity to every person you meet. Make all your friends feel there is something special in them. Look at the sunny side of everything. Think only the best, be as enthusiastic about the success of others as you are about your own. <BR> <BR> Forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the future. Give everyone a smile. Spend so much time improving yourself that you have n... Sun, 28 Jun 2015 10:13:13 EST Choose! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5951687 “When you get up in the morning, you have two choices - either to be happy or to be unhappy. Just choose to be happy” <BR> ― Norman Vincent Peale <BR> Sat, 27 Jun 2015 08:30:14 EST Believe! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5951227 “Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.” <BR> ― Norman Vincent Peale <BR> Fri, 26 Jun 2015 09:06:11 EST Happiness Is http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5950695 “The way to happiness: Keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Scatter sunshine, forget self, think of others. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.” <BR> ― Norman Vincent Peale, The Power of Positive Thinking <BR> Thu, 25 Jun 2015 08:41:09 EST Gusto! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5950221 Feeling a bit funky today. A high school classmate lost his battle with cancer yesterday. He is the eleventh out of a class of 75 to cross over. It used to be that funerals were for our friends' parents. Now they are for our friends. It underlines how precious and fleeting life is. <BR> <BR> Eat off the good china. Go to Hawaii or Rome or Moscow or Alaska or wherever it is you want to go "as soon as you can afford it". You simply cannot pay for that trip with the proceeds of your life... Wed, 24 Jun 2015 10:36:52 EST The Moon & the Stars http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5949779 “Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.” <BR> ― Norman Vincent Peale <BR> Tue, 23 Jun 2015 13:30:54 EST The Greatest Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5949070 Make today the greatest day of your life <BR> <BR> Until tomorrow! <BR> Mon, 22 Jun 2015 09:24:15 EST Give! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5948597 You give before you get.” <BR> ~ Napoleon Hill <BR> <BR> "You've got to give before you're worthy to receive" <BR> The Kingston Trio...Desert Pete Sun, 21 Jun 2015 10:53:28 EST Your Greatest Power! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5948109 Prayer is man's greatest power! <BR> W. Clement Stone <BR> Sat, 20 Jun 2015 08:49:12 EST Failure? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5947621 “Edison failed 10, 000 times before he made the electric light. Do not be discouraged if you fail a few times.” <BR> <BR> Napoleon Hill <BR> <BR> I did not fail. I successfully discovered 10,000 ways that did not woek. <BR> <BR> Thomas Alva Edison <BR> Fri, 19 Jun 2015 08:04:56 EST Patience! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5947337 “Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success” <BR> <BR> ~ Napoleon Hill <BR> Thu, 18 Jun 2015 17:08:11 EST Self-Discipline http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5946522 Self-disciplined begins with the mastery of your thoughts. If you don't control what you think, you can't control what you do. Simply, self-discipline enables you to think first and act afterward.” <BR> <BR> ~ Napoleon Hill <BR> Wed, 17 Jun 2015 08:16:42 EST H-m-m-m-m-m-m-m-m http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5945956 It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed. <BR> <BR> ~ Napoleon Hill <BR> Tue, 16 Jun 2015 08:27:06 EST Hot Times! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5945757 JOHNMARTINMILES is back from a deposition. Damn! Macon, Georgia is HOT! Mon, 15 Jun 2015 20:52:23 EST Failure? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5944926 Edison failed 10, 000 times before he made the electric light. Do not be discouraged if you fail a few times. ~ Napoleon Hill Sun, 14 Jun 2015 11:49:36 EST Success http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5944657 It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.” <BR> Napoleon Hill quote <BR> Sat, 13 Jun 2015 22:21:03 EST Great Things! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5943903 If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way. <BR> <BR> ~ Napoleon Hill Fri, 12 Jun 2015 09:10:09 EST Quo Vadis? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5943386 The world has the habit of making room for the man whose actions show that he knows where he is going. <BR> <BR> ~ Napoleon Hill Thu, 11 Jun 2015 09:45:43 EST Beyond Failure http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5942812 “Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.” <BR> <BR> ~ Napoleon Hill <BR> Wed, 10 Jun 2015 09:01:29 EST Imagination http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5942237 Capability means imagination... ~ Napoleon Hill <BR> <BR> The most powerful nation on Earth is imagination <BR> ~ Walter Elis Disney Tue, 9 Jun 2015 09:20:42 EST Don't wait. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5941672 “Don't wait. The time will never be just right.” <BR> Napoleon Hill quote <BR> Mon, 8 Jun 2015 10:04:57 EST Disadvantage? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5941238 To every disadvantage there is a corresponding advantage. <BR> W. Clement Stone <BR> Sun, 7 Jun 2015 15:18:51 EST Suggestion! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5940774 Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself. <BR> ~ W. Clement Stone <BR> Sat, 6 Jun 2015 15:37:37 EST Share! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5940101 If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share. <BR> W. Clement Stone <BR> Fri, 5 Jun 2015 08:37:05 EST Try! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5939725 Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying. <BR> W. Clement Stone <BR> Thu, 4 Jun 2015 15:59:42 EST Attitude! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5938982 Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman - not the attitude of the prospect. <BR> ~ W. Clement Stone <BR> Wed, 3 Jun 2015 09:58:33 EST The Moon and the Stars http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5938392 Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star. <BR> ~ W. Clement Stone <BR> Tue, 2 Jun 2015 10:08:38 EST Change! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5937762 All I want to do is change the world. <BR> W. Clement Stone <BR> Mon, 1 Jun 2015 09:35:47 EST Action! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5937237 Thinking will not overcome fear but action will. <BR> W. Clement Stone <BR> Sun, 31 May 2015 11:19:03 EST Scoundrel! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5936951 What contemptible scoundrel has stolen the cork to my lunch? <BR> W. Clement Stone quoting W. C. Field <BR> Sat, 30 May 2015 20:35:21 EST Problems? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5936366 Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met. <BR> W. Clement Stone <BR> Fri, 29 May 2015 16:39:27 EST Power! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5935612 Your most precious, valued possessions and your greatest powers are invisible and intangible. No one can take them. You, and you alone, can give them. You will receive abundance for your giving. <BR> W. Clement Stone <BR> Thu, 28 May 2015 09:17:59 EST Knowledge http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5935018 All personal achievement starts in the mind of the individual. Your personal achievement starts in your mind. The first step is to know exactly what your problem, goal or desire is. <BR> W. Clement Stone <BR> Wed, 27 May 2015 08:18:05 EST Knowledge http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5935017 All personal achievement starts in the mind of the individual. Your personal achievement starts in your mind. The first step is to know exactly what your problem, goal or desire is. <BR> W. Clement Stone <BR> Wed, 27 May 2015 08:18:02 EST Doors and Hinges http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5934495 Big doors swing on little hinges. <BR> W. Clement Stone <BR> Tue, 26 May 2015 10:35:24 EST Possessions! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5934114 Your most precious, valued possessions and your greatest powers are invisible and intangible. No one can take them. You, and you alone, can give them. You will receive abundance for your giving. <BR> W. Clement Stone <BR> Mon, 25 May 2015 17:56:07 EST Thoughts...Emotions http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5933410 When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions. <BR> W. Clement Stone <BR> Sun, 24 May 2015 10:02:56 EST Try, Try, Try http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5932898 Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything. <BR> W. Clement Stone <BR> Sat, 23 May 2015 08:22:24 EST Truth http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5932407 Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance. <BR> W. Clement Stone <BR> Fri, 22 May 2015 08:20:10 EST Your Mission http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5931887 When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it. <BR> W. Clement Stone <BR> Thu, 21 May 2015 09:26:16 EST Attitude http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5931294 There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative. <BR> W. Clement Stone <BR> Wed, 20 May 2015 09:42:29 EST Environment! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5930647 You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success - or are they holding you back? <BR> W. Clement Stone <BR> Tue, 19 May 2015 08:15:20 EST On Failure http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5930068 Like success, failure is many things to many people. With Positive Mental Attitude, failure is a learning experience, a rung on the ladder, a plateau at which to get your thoughts in order and prepare to try again. <BR> W. Clement Stone <BR> Mon, 18 May 2015 09:55:00 EST SEEDS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5929592 Every great man, every successful man, no matter what the field of endeavor, has known the magic that lies in these words: every adversity has the seed of an equivalent or greater benefit. <BR> W. Clement Stone <BR> Sun, 17 May 2015 11:58:59 EST Environment! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5929023 Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them. <BR> W. Clement Stone <BR> Sat, 16 May 2015 09:06:10 EST