ZGAL69's Blogs

Daily Dose: On Determination
Tuesday, September 16, 2008      3 comments

“Being defeated is often temporary, giving up makes it permanent.” My Interpretation: I was injured during my last deployment. I spent months going through physical therapy and rehab and there were so many days that I just wanted to giv... Read more
Daily Dose- Make a Difference
Sunday, September 07, 2008      2 comments

“If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.” My Interpretation: I usually do my own interpretation but I couldn't agree anymore with Spark people translation. I didn't/wouldn't change a thing that they said. What if you d... Read more
Zgal Beach Bound
Monday, August 25, 2008      4 comments

This blog isn't anything inspirational...well except to me. I'm leaving tomorrow to visit my girlfriend for a week. It's going to be about 6 ladies hanging out at a beach house on the Outer Banks of NC. It should be a good time. A time to re... Read more
Setting Goals
Wednesday, August 20, 2008      2 comments

"You've got to think about 'big things' while you're doing small things, so that all the small things go in the right direction.” My Interpretation: I read this like 3 times and every time. .. I just thought about my ice cream and it goi... Read more
Believe in Yourself
Saturday, August 16, 2008      2 comments

Believe in yourself; in the power you have to control your own life, day by day. Believe in the strength that you have deep inside, and your faith will help show you the way. Believe in tomorrow and what it will bring; let a hopeful heart c... Read more
Smile and Keep Them Guessing
Friday, August 15, 2008      2 comments

“A pocket is no place for a smile.” My interpretation: This one is pretty self explanatory. Everyone knows that a smile brightens everyone's day. Hell even when you feel like crap, if you can reach down deep and smile it's contagious. ... Read more
Thursday, August 14, 2008      3 comments

“Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us everyday." My interpretation: Too see life through the eyes of a child again. I have 3 children, My daughter is 20, my oldest son 19, and my youngest is 5. I lov... Read more
Knock Knock
Tuesday, August 12, 2008      3 comments

Knock, Knock! Who's There? Adversity. Adversity? Why are you at my door? I've had to ask this to myself lately. Call it a run of bad luck, call it a personal challenge from the big man upstairs...call it what you want but I've had m... Read more
Inspirational Quote- Values & Beliefs
Wednesday, August 06, 2008      3 comments

"Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of those that matter the least." My interpretation: It's all about priorities and what they are for you. Family, career, your health. It's so easy to get caught up in the day to day th... Read more
Inspirational Quote- Personal Leadership
Tuesday, August 05, 2008      5 comments

“When things go wrong don’t go with them.” My interpretation: We have all had days when it seems like everything we touch falls apart. In my life, it seems like things happen in 3s. It's the hottest summer we've had and our air conditi... Read more
Inspirational Quote- Character
Monday, August 04, 2008      3 comments

"There are no short cuts to any place worth going." My interpretation: Being in the military, you always here intergrity; doing the right thing even when no one else is around. It's a big part of who we are as soldiers. The path we chose... Read more