“To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive”
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“To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive”

Week 17 4-22-22  “To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive” Changing Lives through Dancing by David Woodbury                                        Arthur Murray Santa Monica “To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive, and the true success is to labor.” – Robert Louis Stevenson (1850 – 1894) Scottish Novelist   When covid arrived and...

“Through Service We Grow”
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“Through Service We Grow”

Week 11 3-11-22  “Through Service We Grow”   Changing Lives through Dancing by David Woodbury   I cannot remember where this quote came to me, but I cannot get this out of my mind. My father lived a life of service. My ballroom dance teachers, who are older than I am (I’m almost 66), live...

” When one door of happiness closes, another opens”
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” When one door of happiness closes, another opens”

Week 08 2-17-22 ” When one door of happiness closes, another opens” Changing Lives Through Dancing   “When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.” – Helen Keller (1880 – 1968) American Writer...

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No 21 Reflect on your past blessings! 5-26-17

No 21 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, May 26, 2017 “Reflect on your past blessings” “Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many–not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.” – Charles Dickens (1812 – 1870) English Novelist We must all have regrets and thoughts of...

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No 7 "A champion is someone who gets up when he can't." 2-17-17

No 7 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, February 17, 2017 “A champion is someone who gets up when he can’t.” – Jack Dempsey (1895 – 1983) American professional boxer Sometimes in my life, I just can’t seem to get up, but I do. After dancing 41+ years, having run 19 marathons, having...

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P.U.R.P.O.S.E. 9-9-16 Happy Birthday Troy D. Woodbury, Sr.

No 37 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, September 9, 2016 P.U.R.P.O.S.E. Part of God’s Plan Unique and Talented Radiant in Spirit Passionate and True Optimistic in Thought Soulful and Inspired Enriched by Faith Christine, my husband Joel’s mom, sent me this saying on my 60th birthday card. I loved it so...

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Keep on Trying! 8-12-16

  No 33 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, August 12, 2016 Keep on Trying! “But try,” you urge, “the trying shall suffice; The aim, if reached or not, makes great the life: Try to be Shakespeare, leave the rest to fate!”- Robert Browning Do you ever want to give up? What...

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A Cure for Worry 6-17-16

No 25 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, June 17, 2016 A Cure for Worry “As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey.” – Thomas A. Edison (1847-1931) American Inventor Ever awaken in a funk, a cloud, a depression, a panic, or in a state of confusion? Every morning, when...

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Excellence for its own sake! 1-29-16

No 5. Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, January 29, 2016 Excellence for its own sake! “Those who turn good (organizations) into great (organizations) are motivated by a deep creative urge and an inner compulsion for sheer unadulterated excellence for its own sake.” – Jim Collins Have you ever felt that you are...

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