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Keep Your Eyes on the Prize!
Wednesday, June 29, 2011      1 comments

The Best of Success The year was 1983. In Australia, the long-distance foot race from Sydney to Melbourne was about to begin, covering 875 kilometers - more than 500 miles! About 150 world-class athletes had entered, for what was planned as... Read more
Y'all Be Nice Now, ya hear?
Tuesday, June 28, 2011      1 comments

It's nice to be important, but it's more important to be nice. - Church billboard in Kentucky Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough. ... Read more
Keep Oil in Your Lamp!
Monday, June 27, 2011      0 comments

To keep a lamp burning, we have to keep putting oil in it. - Mother Teresa, missionary ... Read more
Move Forward!
Sunday, June 26, 2011      0 comments

I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards. - Abraham Lincoln, U.S. President An step, no matter how small, toward a worthwhile goal is progress. -Unknown... Read more
Hard work spotlights character!
Saturday, June 25, 2011      0 comments

Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all. - Sam Ewing, humorist... Read more
Spread the Light!
Friday, June 24, 2011      0 comments

Blessed is he who speaks a kindness; thrice blessed is he who repeats it. - Arabian proverb You can spread the light by being the candle or the mirror which reflects its light... Read more
Think, Believe, Dream, Dare
Thursday, June 23, 2011      2 comments

One person working toward a dream is worth 99 people just working. - Lani Kraus, writer Think, Believe, Dream, Dare Walter Elias Disney... Read more
Carpe Diem!
Wednesday, June 22, 2011      1 comments

Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or to lose. ~Lyndon B. Johnson... Read more
Look for Life's Pearls
Tuesday, June 21, 2011      1 comments

A pearl is a beautiful thing that is produced by an injured life. It is the tear [that results] from the injury of the oyster. The treasure of our being in this world is also produced by an injured life. If we had not been wounded, if we had not... Read more
Follow Your Aspirations!
Monday, June 20, 2011      0 comments

Far away in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead. - Louisa May Alcott, author... Read more
Memories, Pressed Between the Pages of Our Lives!
Sunday, June 19, 2011      0 comments

The palest ink is better than the best memory. - Chinese Proverb I do not have a good enough memory to be a liar. - Winston Churchill (I think)... Read more
Make History!
Saturday, June 18, 2011      0 comments

There are two kinds of man: the ones who make history and the ones who endure it. - Camilo Jose Cela, Spanish novelist... Read more
Life is a Miracle!
Friday, June 17, 2011      0 comments

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is. - Albert Einstein, physicist... Read more
The Three R's - Rest, Refresh & Rejuvenate!
Thursday, June 16, 2011      0 comments

Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop. - Ovid, Roman poet ... Read more
Live for Today!
Wednesday, June 15, 2011      2 comments

Shut out all of your past except that which will help you weather your tomorrows. - William Osler, Canadian physician... Read more

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