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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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Perseverance, Experience, Caution and Hope 11-20-15

No 46. Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, November 20, 2015 Perseverance, Experience, Caution and Hope “If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.”- Joseph Addison(1672-1719) English Writer and Statesman PERSEVERANCE Persistence, by Calvin Coolidge “Nothing...

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Victory is sweetest when you've known defeat

No 35. Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, August 28, 2015 Victory is sweetest when you’ve known defeat. — Malcolm Forbes (1919-1990) American Publisher Have you ever chatted with a dance champion? I have. In fact, I have many close friends who are and were dance champions. I once asked Bob Powers...

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Turn Your Dreams Into Reality 4-17-15

No 16. Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, April 17, 2015 Turn Your Dancing Dreams into Reality When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge. — Albert Einstein (1879-1955)...

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February 21, 2014 – How to Get Through the Curve of Learning

David Earl Woodbury – Franchisee No 9: Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, November 21, 2014 How to get through the Curve of Learning! “Pa, he always said a man had to look spry for himself, because nobody else would do it for him; your opportunities didn’t come knocking around, you had...