No 05 2-1-19 “You must do the thing you think you cannot do.”
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No 05 2-1-19 “You must do the thing you think you cannot do.”

“You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt (1884 – 1962) American First Lady and Political Activist I’m good at grunt work. I can tackle the things I don’t want to do or anyone else for that matter. There are so many tasks before me that I don’t think I can...

No 04 1-25-19 “Be committed to excellence and to victory.”
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No 04 1-25-19 “Be committed to excellence and to victory.”

N “Each of us, if we would grow, must be committed to excellence and to victory, even though we know complete victory cannot be obtained, it must be pursued with all one’s might. The championships, the money, the color; all of these things linger only in the memory. It is the spirit, the will to...

02 1-11-19 “All the great things are simple.”
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02 1-11-19 “All the great things are simple.”

“All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.” – Sir Winston Churchill (1874 – 1965) British Politician Do you ever make life harder than it is? I do. I worry too much, and I mess myself up with my own thoughts. My thoughts...

No 52 12-28-18 “All the great things are simple”
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No 52 12-28-18 “All the great things are simple”

“All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.” – Sir Winston Churchill (1874 – 1965) British Politician Today, I look at the past of the great heroes and leaders in my life. I am thankful for the great work ethic that was given...

No 50 12-14-18 “What do the Happy People do?”
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No 50 12-14-18 “What do the Happy People do?”

No 50 12-14-18 “What do the Happy People do?” “The happy people are those who are producing something; the bored people are those who are consuming much and producing nothing.” – William Ralph Inge (1860 – 1954) English Theologian Have you ever been working on a project and someone some came in complaining, especially about something...

No 49 12-7-18 “Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.”
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No 49 12-7-18 “Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.”

“Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.” – Sophia Loren(1934- ) Italian Actress Watching the World Ballroom and Latin Championship Finals is just like watching a fantastic show by six couples. They have danced many, many rounds to get to the finals and they have competed with the other top...

No 48 11-30-18 “How to Help Luck!”
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No 48 11-30-18 “How to Help Luck!”

“What helps luck is a habit of watching for opportunities, of having a patient, but restless mind, of sacrificing one’s ease or vanity, of uniting a love of detail to foresight, and of passing through hard times bravely and cheerfully.” – Charles Victor Cherbuliez (1829-1899) French Novelist I have had a great deal of luck...

No 47 11-23-18 “Man lives by faith, hope and love!”
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No 47 11-23-18 “Man lives by faith, hope and love!”

“Man does not live by a turkey in every oven or a color TV set in every home. Man lives by faith and hope and love, by the star on the horizon, by the trumpet that will not call retreat.” – E. Merrill Root (1895-1973) American Writer In the quest to have as much material...

No 46 11-16-18 “A goal is a dream that has an ending
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No 46 11-16-18 “A goal is a dream that has an ending

“A goal is a dream that has an ending.” – Duke (Edward Kennedy) Ellington (1899 – 1974) American Composer Bandleader and Pianist For so many years I have read books about goals. I have spoken about goals, listened about goals, made and achieved goals, and set new goals for myself and for others. There have been...

No 45 11-8-18 “Make Your Own Circumstances” by David Woodbury
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No 45 11-8-18 “Make Your Own Circumstances” by David Woodbury

“People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can’t find them, make them.” – George Bernard Shaw (1856 – 1950) Irish Playwright When you meet...