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God Bless America!
Friday, July 03, 2009      0 comments

O! thus be it ever When free man shall stand Between their loved home And grim wars desolation Blessed with victory and peace May this Heaven vested land Praise the power that has made And preserved us our nation And conquer we m... Read more
Ask what, when, and how.
Thursday, July 02, 2009      0 comments

After you have written down your goals the next step is to formulate a plan for the implementation of your goals. In putting together a plan, rely on Rudyard Kipling's honest serving men. All of them are who, what, where, when, why, and ho... Read more
Write out your goals!
Wednesday, July 01, 2009      0 comments

Someone said "The pen is mightier than the sword". Maybe this is so, maybe it isn't but the pen is an important instrument in attaining goals. One of the first rules of goal setting and goal achievement is to Write out your goals! Having a wr... Read more
Wonderful Wednesday
Wednesday, June 24, 2009      1 comments

Wednesday has come to become "hump day", signifying having reached the mid-point of the workweek. I don'tknow how Wednesday got its name in English. In the romanc e languages, Wednesday is called stuff like Mercredi which makes it named after ... Read more
Free to Be You and Me
Saturday, June 20, 2009      0 comments

The same ideas keep coming up and going around again depending on which guru of which discipline you happen to be following at the time. When my son was playing high school basketball he came home all excited and said the coach had a great ... Read more
Write out your goals!
Friday, June 19, 2009      0 comments

Having goals is essential to success. It is imperative that you know specifically what your goal is and that you keep it in sight. As Alice was walking through Wonderland, she came to a fork in the road and the Cheshire Cat appeared in the... Read more
Finish strong!
Thursday, June 18, 2009      0 comments

There was a song in the mid 60's called "Hey Little Cobra" It was a car song about this guy's Cobra sports car and his racing the car. The last verse of the song ends "the Singrays and Jags were so far behind, I took my Cobra out of gear and l... Read more
The you you see is the you you'll be!
Wednesday, June 17, 2009      1 comments

This is a continuation on yesterday's theme of "when you believe it you will see it". Studies have proved that the human subconscious mind cannot differentiate between what has actually happened and what is vividly imagined. We should use thi... Read more
When you believe it you can see it!
Tuesday, June 16, 2009      0 comments

No, I did not get the quote inside out! Most people say "I'll believe it when I see it". The fact of the matter is that if you don't believe it, you will never see it. How many things in life do we believe that we never have seen. A ve... Read more
Be just a little nicer than necessary!
Monday, June 15, 2009      1 comments

Actually, the quote from James Barrie, author of Peter Pan, is "Be just a little kinder than necessary" It's a minor distinction and one that matters not. If you think back over the people who have made a difference in your life and who ha... Read more
This is a day the Lord has made, rejoice & be glad in it!
Sunday, June 14, 2009      1 comments

Every Sunday morning, Robert Scheuller opens the Hour of Power by quoting the Psalm in the title. In these stinkin' times, these words are an excellent guidepost. The stock market is in the toilet, the job market stinks, unemployment is ri... Read more
Saturday, Glorious Saturday!
Saturday, June 13, 2009      1 comments

My plans to do nothing this weekend hit a stumbling blocks when I didn't complete the planned tasks yesterday afternoon and evening. Therefore, I had to buy a lawnmower and mow the law this morning before starting on my agenda for today. Now t... Read more
Here comes the weekend!
Friday, June 12, 2009      0 comments

I am looking forward to the first relaxing weekend in several weeks. Softball tournaments, ballet recitals and other grandchildren's events. Then two weeks ago, a trip to Florida to bring my father-in-law home to be with his daughters followed... Read more
Expect Success
Thursday, June 11, 2009      1 comments

Since this is the best of all possible worlds, there is no reason for anyone not to succeed in their chosen endeavor. Most people fail to achieve success because they choose not to. The biggest obstacle to success is a mental block in the ... Read more
This is the best of all possible worlds!
Wednesday, June 10, 2009      0 comments

In "Candide", Voltaire has Dr. Pangloss continuously repeating the mantra "Everything happens for the best in this best of all possible worlds". This idea was repeated in a pop song in the late sixties, I think. It is a statement of attitu... Read more

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