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Be Extraordinary!
Monday, March 01, 2010      0 comments

The difference between extraordinary people and ordinary people is a simple as the difference between the two words. Extraordinary people are committed to doing the extra things that ordinary people won't. Christine Kinney ... Read more
Rejoice! The Thorns Have Roses
Sunday, February 28, 2010      0 comments

Ziggy said not to worry because the roses have thorns, rejoice because the thorns have roses. The is the same old glass is half full, glass is half empty logic. Abraham Lincoln said it has been his experience that people were just about as hap... Read more
Just a Lazy Saturday
Saturday, February 27, 2010      1 comments

In the past few weeks, I have developed a practice of taking what I considered to be inspirational messages that came across my desk in the form of e-mails and posting them as my daily blog, sharing the inspiration with my friends. Today, t... Read more
Be Thankful!
Friday, February 26, 2010      2 comments

WE MUST BE THANKFUL FOR ... By M. Raymond Sheppard We must be thankful for the offer and willingness to help, not the outcome. We must be thankful for the challenges, not just the successes, We must be thankful for the sp... Read more
Make a Commitment
Thursday, February 25, 2010      0 comments

"COMMITMENT is what transforms a promise into reality. It is the words that speak boldly of your intentions. And the actions which speak louder than the words. It is making the time when there is none. Coming through time after time after ... Read more
There is No Such Thing as Can't
Wednesday, February 24, 2010      0 comments

There is no such thing as can't, only won't. If you're qualified, all it takes is a burning desire to accomplish, to make a change. Go forward, go backward. Whatever it takes! But you can't blame other people or society in general. It all comes ... Read more
Take Action!
Tuesday, February 23, 2010      2 comments

You cannot change anything in your life with intention alone, which can become a watered-down, occasional hope that you'll get to tomorrow. Intention without action is useless. Caroline Myss ... Read more
Take Action Now!
Monday, February 22, 2010      0 comments

Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; Perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow. But any actio... Read more
Never, Never, Never, Never, Never, Never Give Up
Sunday, February 21, 2010      1 comments

This is the same title as yesterday's blog. Looking at other poeple's blogs this morning only served to reinforce what I said yesterday. Feb-ru-weary is an awful month. People are becoming discouraged. The news media doesn't help much. Ther... Read more
Never, Never, Never, Never, Never, Never Give Up
Saturday, February 20, 2010      2 comments

This was the commencement address given by Winston Churchill during World War II. Feb-ru-weary is a time when people give up on their New Years resolutions. The weather sucks the initial excitement is gone and the boredom has set in. In a... Read more
Embrace Your Obstacles!
Thursday, February 18, 2010      1 comments

Remember, success is not measured by heights attained but by obstacles overcome. We're going to pass through many obstacles in our lives: good days, bad days. But the successful person will overcome those obstacles and constantly move forward. ... Read more
Wonderful Wednesday
Wednesday, February 17, 2010      2 comments

Hewe we are at mid-week. I have the harbingers of an upcoming cold hanging around in my head and chest but it is manageable. Vitamins, minerals, lots of fluids and resat. I will beat this one as I have all of the previous ones.... Read more
You control your own destiny!
Tuesday, February 16, 2010      1 comments

The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny. - Albert Ellis ... Read more
Monday, Monday
Monday, February 15, 2010      0 comments

With apologies to The Mamas and The Papas. Monday is the start of a brand new week! Seven unsullied days lying ahead of us, ready to be enjoyed. Each day has twenty-four hours,Monday and Friday alike. Enjoy each day and frolic in the uniquen... Read more
Chocolate
Sunday, February 14, 2010      2 comments

I read an article about Tequila and the author said that a lot of people say they have had a bad experience with Tequila when what they mean is that they had an experience with bad Tequila. The same is true for chocolate. Chocolate has ben... Read more

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