Wednesday, July 13, 2011

The Courage to Continue

"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."~Winston Churchill

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Freedom's Life

"Freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, the spirit of men and so it must be daily earned and refreshed - else like a flower cut from its life-giving roots, it will wither and die."~Dwight D. Eisenhower

Monday, July 4, 2011

Proud To Be An American

"And I'm proud to be an American, where at least I know I'm free. And I won't forget the men who died, who gave that right to me."--Lee Greenwood

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Extraordinary Determination

"The only difference between successful people and unsuccessful people is extraordinary determination."--Mary Kay Ash

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

An Entirely Different View

"We think too small, like the frog at the bottom of the well. He thinks the sky is only as big as the top of the well. If he surfaced, he would have an entirely different view."--Mao Tse-Tung

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Doing the Impossible

"Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible."--St. Francis of Assisi

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Invest In Beauty

"The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes. If you foolishly ignore beauty, you will soon find yourself without it. Your life will be impoverished. But if you invest in beauty, it will remain with you all the days of your life."--Frank Lloyd Wright

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

A World Perspective

"Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe, our class, and our nation; and this means we must develop a world perspective."~Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Found in Your Daily Routine

"You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine."--John C. Maxwell

Monday, June 6, 2011

I Wish You Sunshine

"I wish you sunshine on your path and storms to season your journey. I wish you peace in the world in which you live... More I cannot wish you except perhaps love to make all the rest worthwhile."--Robert A. Ward

Friday, June 3, 2011

Keep Your Chin Up

"Keep your chin up and you will see the clouds in the sky. Keep your chin down and all you will see is the dirt on the floor."--Shelley L. Young

Thursday, June 2, 2011

To Sit Patiently

"To sit patiently with a yearning that has not yet been fulfilled, and to trust that, that fulfillment will come, is quite possibly one of the most powerful "magic skills" that human beings are capable of. It has been noted by almost every ancient wisdom tradition."—Elizabeth Gilbert

Monday, May 30, 2011

A Debt of Gratitude

"America's fighting men and women sacrifice much to ensure that our great nation stays free. We owe a debt of gratitude to the soldiers that have paid the ultimate price for this cause, as well as for those who are blessed enough to return from the battlefield unscathed."—Allen Boyd

Friday, February 25, 2011

Our Own Life Story

"We all have our own life story. It is filled with relationships and events that help shape who we are and what we believe to be true about the world. Depending on our perspective and willingness to grow, our experiences can become fodder for negativity and patterns of playing the victim, or they can fuel a life of empowerment and continued self-development. It is the story we tell ourselves about what happens that makes all the difference."~The DailyOM

Monday, February 14, 2011

More Joy Than Any Possession

"Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible--it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more joy than any material possession could."~Barbara DeAngelis