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No 36 9-8-17 Just Keep On Playing

No 36 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, September 1, 1956 Just Keep on Playing! “If you just keep playing, keep believing and have some faith, something good can happen.” – Washington Redskins coach Norv Turner, whose team became only the second in NFL history to win six games after losing the...

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No 28 Nothing will take the place of persistence 7-14-17

No 28 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, July 14, 2017 “Nothing will take the place of persistence” “I want to remind you that success in life is based on hard slogging. There will be periods when discouragement is great and upsetting, and the antidote for this is calmness and fortitude and...

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No 11 “That is why I succeed” 3-17-17

No 11 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, March 17, 2017 “That is why I succeed” “I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in...

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No 6 2-10-17 "I never said it would be easy. I said it would be worth it"

No 6 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, February 10, 2017 “I never said it would be easy. I said it would be worth it.” – Pete Egoscue (1945) Founder of Physical Therapy Method The Egoscue Method of Health Through Motion I am always comparing myself to others. Where they are in their...

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Happy Thanksgiving 11-24-16

No 48 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, November 24, 2016 Happy Thanksgiving! I had great parents. Troy D. Woodbury and J. Clair Ford Woodbury were so good to me and gave me so much of themselves.  I was the runt of the 4 kids, spoiled and a rotten kid, but they...

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The Sun Rises Again! 11-11-16

No 46 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, November 11, 2016 The Sun Rises Again! “There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope.” – Bernard Williams (1929 – 2003) English moral philosopher In dancing, we sometimes win and sometimes we lose, but always we gain from the dancing...

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“A Kind Word is Never Thrown Away” 8-19-16

No 34 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, August 19, 2016 “A Kind Word is Never Thrown Away” “Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away.”- Arthur Helps (1813 – 1875) English Historian and Novelist My mom, J. Clair Woodbury, taught me a great lesson. She...

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Whatever you do, do it well. 7-28-16

No 31 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, July 29, 2016 Whatever you do, do it well. Do it so well that when people see you do it they will want to come back and see you do it again and they will want to bring others and show them how well...

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Freedom; Justice; Honor; Duty; Mercy; Hope 7-22-16

No 30 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, July 22, 2016 “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 I found out that I’m a bit old fashioned. I arrive at the Arthur...

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Share the Love 6-10-16

No 24 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, June 10, 2016 Share the Love “When someone does something good, applaud! You will make two people happy.” – Samuel Goldwyn (1879 – 1974) Film Producer In ballroom dancing, on comment I dreaded to hear at the end of a performance was, “David, you looked...