No 09 2-28-19 ” Strong men believe in cause and effect
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No 09 2-28-19 ” Strong men believe in cause and effect

“Shallow men believe in luck, believe in circumstances — it was somebody’s name, or he happened to be there at the time, or it was so then, and another day would have been otherwise. Strong men believe in cause and effect.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 – 1882) American Poet and Essayist Have I had luck...

No 06 2-9-19 ” Power is the ability to do good things for others.”
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No 06 2-9-19 ” Power is the ability to do good things for others.”

“Power is the ability to do good things for others.” – Brooke Astor (1902 – 2007) American philanthropist Last night we held our fifth year of participation with Dancing with our Stars for St. Monica Parish Community. We took 6 parents and teachers from the schools and turned them into superstars. We had three hundred tickets...

No 05 2-1-19 “You must do the thing you think you cannot do.”
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No 05 2-1-19 “You must do the thing you think you cannot do.”

“You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt (1884 – 1962) American First Lady and Political Activist I’m good at grunt work. I can tackle the things I don’t want to do or anyone else for that matter. There are so many tasks before me that I don’t think I can...

No 45 11-8-18 “Make Your Own Circumstances” by David Woodbury
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No 45 11-8-18 “Make Your Own Circumstances” by David Woodbury

“People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can’t find them, make them.” – George Bernard Shaw (1856 – 1950) Irish Playwright When you meet...

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No 41 10-13-17 Do What You Can Where You Are and With What You've Got!

No 41 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, October 13, 2017 “Do what you can where you are with what you’ve got.” – Theodore Roosevelt (1858 – 1919) 26th President of the United States Do you ever wish things were different in your life? Sometimes I do. I wish that things were moving...

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Miserably Fail or Gloriously Conquer! 2-5-16

No 6. Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, February 5, 2016 Miserably Fail or Gloriously Conquer! “Some day, in years to come, you will be wrestling with the great temptation, or trembling under the great sorrow of your life. But the real struggle is here, now, in these quiet weeks. Now it...

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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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Make Up Your Mind 6-19-15

No 25. Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, June 19, 2015 Make Up Your Mind Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing. — Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) 26th President of the United States Imagine walking up to Joshua Bell, famous violinist,...