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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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Go Straight to Your Goal! 9-23-16

No 39 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, September 23, 2016 Go Straight to your Goal! “It is the man who goes straight to his goal, obstacle or no obstacle, that commands our respect, gets our confidence, and gets to the front. He is the man who is sought in an emergency,...

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Laughter is a Medicine! 5-20-16

No 21 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, May 20, 2016 Laughter is a Medicine! “Gentlemen, why don’t you laugh? With the fearful strain that is upon me night and day, if I did not laugh, I should die.” – Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) 16th President of the United States “To laugh often...

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What I must do is all that concerns me 5-6-16

No 19 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, May 6, 2016 “What I must do is all that concerns me, not what the people think.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 – 1882) American Poet and Essayist “To love what you do and feel that it matters — how could anything be more fun?”-...

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"What Lies Within Us" 2-19-16

No 8 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, February 19, 2016 What Lies Within Us “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson I just love to watch ballroom dancing. Young, old, professional, amateur, championships, solos, I love...

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F.A.I.L. 1-15-16

No 03. Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, January 15, 2016 F.A.I.L. If you Fail, never give up Because F.A.I.L. means “First attempt in learning” End is not the end, In fact, E.N.D. means “Effort never Dies” If you get No as an answer, Remember N.O. means Next Opportunity, so let’s Be...

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"Whatever you do, you need courage” 1-8-16

No 01. Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, January 8, 2016 “Whatever you do, you need courage” “Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are...

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Grow by Brave Reflection 1-1-16

No 53. Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, January 1, 2016 Grow by Brave Reflection! “I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection.”- Thomas Paine (1737-1809) British-American Writer What happened to the holidays and 2015? It seems as if just...

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I Praise Loudly, I Blame Softly 12-18-15

No 51. Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, December 18, 2015 “I praise loudly; I blame softly.” – Catherine the Second (1729 – 1796) Russian Empress During the holidays, we are all running crazy with 18 hour days, many fun get togethers, and holiday parties. We have gifts to purchase and wrap,...

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