“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward.” ~ Amelia Earhart Patience and tenacity are worth more thanContinue reading “Tenacity”

Determined Meandering

“Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.” ~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh “Should you shield the canyons from the windstorms you would never see the true beauty of their carvings.” ~ Elisabeth Kübler-Ross “Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.”Continue reading “Determined Meandering”

Allowing the Stretch

“It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts.” ~ John Wooden “Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive urge for expansion and growth. To me, the function and duty of a quality human being is the sincere and honest development of one’s potential.” ~ Bruce Lee “There’s noContinue reading “Allowing the Stretch”

Never Give Up!

“The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.” ~ William A. Ward “Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over.” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald “Strength and growth come only from continuous effort and struggle.” ~ Napoleon Hill There isContinue reading “Never Give Up!”

Focused Attention

“Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.” – George Eliot “The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.” – Elbert Hubbard “The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play.” – Arnold J. Toynbee Last week I wrote about serendipity and howContinue reading “Focused Attention”