11-29-19 “See Clearly in 2020”
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11-29-19 “See Clearly in 2020”

No 02 11-29-19 “See Clearly in 2020” Happy New Year and Happy Year 2020, the New Roaring 20’s! Our motto this year at Arthur Murray Santa Monica is: “See Clearly in 2020. Make all your dancing dreams come true!” What a wonderful theme for a new year, a new decade, a new beginning! With this...

No 47 11-22-19 “When God Closes a Door….”
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No 47 11-22-19 “When God Closes a Door….”

Alas, the only thing we can truly count on is change. As the sun rises and sets, we will all experience change in our lives. Some changes are minor, some are life-changing, but changes will happen to us all. Many years ago, I had the perfect life. My parents were alive and actively my heroes,...

No 22 6-1-18 “How to Become Quite a Person”
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No 22 6-1-18 “How to Become Quite a Person”

“Any man whose errors take ten years to correct is quite a man.” Robert Oppenheimer, American theoretical physicist and professor of physics Ever think that you have messed up your life? Ever think that you have made a mistake so grave that you will never be able to recover? Has a wrong decision or a...

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No 19 5-11-18 "A champion is someone who gets up when he can't."

“A champion is someone who gets up when he can’t.” – Jack Dempsey (1895 – 1983) American professional boxer There have been a few times when I could not get up in life. I was beaten down, crushed, defeated, and lost in the dark night of the soul. And yet, I got up. Jack Dempsey said it...

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No 14 4-6-18 “We Must Sail Sometimes with the Wind”   “I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving: To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it, — but we must sail,...

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What a man can be, he must be 9-30-16

No 40 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury   Friday, September 30, 2016   “What a man can be, he must be.” – Abraham Maslow   “A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can...

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Pain nourishes courage – July 1, 2016

No 27 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, July 1, 2016 “Pain nourishes courage. You can’t be brave if you’ve only had wonderful things happen to you.” – Mary Tyler Moore (1937-) American Actress “Tears are often the telescope by which men see far into heaven.”- Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887) American Presbyterian...

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Choose the Bolder Path! Blog 6-5-15

No 23. Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, June 5, 2015 Choose the Bolder Path! When you cannot make up your mind which of two evenly balanced courses of action you should take – choose the bolder.– W.J. Slim My life has never been the easy life. I’ve always lived with some...

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When We Fail Blog 5-15-15

No 20. Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, May 15, 2015 When We Fail When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound. Rebuild those plans and set sail once more toward your coveted goal. — Napoleon Hill (1883-1970) American Motivational Speaker Have you ever failed? Have...

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Impossible, then improbable, then inevitable. 4-23-15

No 17. Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, April 24, 2015 At first dreams seem impossible, then improbable, then inevitable. — Christopher Reeve (1952-2004) American Actor It seems that every day, I am amazed by what’s happening around me. We’re owners of an Arthur Murray Dance Center in Santa Monica. We are...

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