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Where is Success Hiding?
Thursday, August 04, 2016      4 comments

We seem to gain wisdom more readily through our failures than through our successes. We always think of failure as the antithesis of success, but it isn't. Success lies on the other side of failure... Read more
Learning and Playing
Wednesday, August 03, 2016      4 comments

It is paradoxical that many educators and parents still differentiate between a time for learning and a time for play without seeing the vital connection between them. Leo Buscaglia ... Read more
On Forgiveness
Tuesday, August 02, 2016      7 comments

To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you. ~ Lewis B. Smedes ... Read more
Do Not Waste Time.
Monday, August 01, 2016      5 comments

Death is a challenge. It tells us not to waste time... It tells us to tell each other right now that we love each other. Leo Buscaglia ... Read more
Close But Not Too Close
Sunday, July 31, 2016      5 comments

Don't smother each other. No one can grow in the shade. Leo Buscaglia ... Read more
A Puppet No Longer
Saturday, July 30, 2016      1 comments

We are no longer puppets being manipulated by outside powerful forces: we become the powerful force ourselves. Leo Buscaglia I was never a puppet on a string dancing to whatever tune the pezzo novante wanted ~ Vito Corleone ... Read more
A Puppet No Longer
Saturday, July 30, 2016      4 comments

We are no longer puppets being manipulated by outside powerful forces: we become the powerful force ourselves. Leo Buscaglia ... Read more
Count Your Blessings
Friday, July 29, 2016      4 comments

"Count your blessings. Once you realize how valuable you are and how much you have going for you, the smiles will return, the sun will break out, the music will play, and you will finally be able to move forward to the life that God intended fo... Read more
Defeat? - I think not!
Thursday, July 28, 2016      4 comments

"Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance next time." ~ Og Mandino ... Read more
Random Thoughts
Wednesday, July 27, 2016      7 comments

These from one of my high school classmates: Did You Know ? 1. Your shoes are the first thing people subconsciously notice about you. Wear nice shoes. 2. If you sit for more than 11 hours a day, there's a 50% chance you'll ... Read more
Beginning Today
Tuesday, July 26, 2016      6 comments

"Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster, and do so with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again." ... Read more
The Choice
Monday, July 25, 2016      4 comments

When you get up in the morning you have two choices _ either to be happy or to be unhappy. Just Choose to be happy. ~ Norman Vincent Peale ... Read more
Successfule People
Sunday, July 24, 2016      3 comments

The difference between a successful person & others is not a lack of strength, lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will. ~Vince Lombardi... Read more
Get or Become
Saturday, July 23, 2016      6 comments

"What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals." ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe... Read more
Defeat Leads to Improvement
Friday, July 22, 2016      2 comments

"Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson om how to improve your performance next time" ~ Og Mandino ... Read more

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