Monthly Archives: August 2011

CHOOSING FRIENDS

George Washington, our first President said, “Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company.” Do we strive to associate with quality people or do we … Continue reading

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Zig Ziglar said, “Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude” This is one of my favorite quotes. I truly believe your attitude is one of the most important things that you possess. If you have a good attitude … Continue reading

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JOHN LENNON’S ADVICE

John Lennon said, “Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.” Do you still make effort to make friends? Are you making effort to keep those friends? How many times will you smile today? … Continue reading

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Dwight D. Eisenhower said, “A people that values it privileges above its principles soon loses both”. I wonder if we need to turn our eyes inward and take a look at our principles. Maybe they need dusting off. Maybe we … Continue reading

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SUCCESS OR FAILURE.

Abraham Lincoln said, “Adhere to your purpose and you will soon feel as well as you ever did. On the contrary, if you falter, and give up, you will lose the power of keeping any resolution, and will regret it … Continue reading

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AMERICAN BUILT

Harry S. Truman said, “America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination, and unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.” What is your job at hand today?

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SUCCESS TODAY

Norman Vincent Peale said,  “Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously. Never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop the picture.” Today is that day. Do … Continue reading

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DO YOU WORK FOR–MR. MOODY GRUMPY

Don’t you love waking up in the morning to a new day? Shower, breakfast and then off to work. Radio going, great music, then you look at your watch and realize you are getting close. From here on the closer … Continue reading

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WHICH ROAD WILL YOU CHOOSE?

In the poem The Road Less Traveled, Robert Frost wrote these words at the end: I shall be telling this with a sigh Somewhere ages and ages hence: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I– I took the one … Continue reading

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BUILDING CONFIDENCE

Doyne Phillips, Managing Editor of Southern Writers Magazine says, “I always liked the story of David and Goliath. David was chastised about using only a slingshot and was told he needed armor, a sword and shield to fight the giant. … Continue reading

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