HOW TO BE A WINNER EVERY TIME

Winning always begins with attitude. Right from the start, your outlook is positive because you know you’re going to be a winner regardless of the results. You realize that winning is important but even more important is effort. If you work hard and give your very best effort, you will, without question, be a winner. Winning is not about winning. It’s about wanting to win. It’s about desire. It’s about determination. It’s about being motivated to reach the finish line. It’s about not giving up. It’s about falling down, getting back up, and having the courage to keep on going. … Continue reading HOW TO BE A WINNER EVERY TIME

TEN UPLIFTING MORNING THOUGHTS TO JUMP START YOUR DAY

1. May you always walk in sunshine with a rainbow in each day.2. May the kindness you spread this day keep coming back to you.3. May your day be filled with blessings like the sun lights up the sky.4. May joy always fill your heart and peace rest within your soul.5. May your life be filled with dreaming and may your best dreams come true.6. For every struggle you face may a faithful friend be there to help you through.7. When you count your blessings, always count your dearest friends twice.8. Like the birds that soar above you, may you … Continue reading TEN UPLIFTING MORNING THOUGHTS TO JUMP START YOUR DAY

10 THOUGHTS FOR LIVING — CHOOSE ONE AND LIVE IT

1. Look for the best in others and you will discoverqualities to develop in your own character.2. It is hard to be on top of the worldwhen you’re carrying it on your shoulders.3. Truth is meaningful and complete as it is,so don’t stretch it.4. You can never motivate others so stop trying.You can only create conditions that will helpthem motivate themselves.5. Life gives you three mathematical choices:(1) add up your failures; (2) multiply yourproblems; or (3) count your blessings.6. One of the worst mistakes you can make in lifeis not acknowledge your own mistakes.7. Carefully review your footprints of yesterdayand … Continue reading 10 THOUGHTS FOR LIVING — CHOOSE ONE AND LIVE IT

GOOD THINGS HAPPEN WHEN LEAST EXPECTED — TIMING IS EVERYTHING

The Mojave Desert gets less thansix inches of rain a year, making itthe driest desert in North America.It has the usual sand dunes,canyons, mesas, and mountains.Every few years heavy rainsresult in such a wealth of blossomsthat almost every foot of sandis covered with an array of flowers.This phenomenon doesn’t happen often.The dry earth needs to be soakedby storms and warmed by the sunat just the right timebefore vibrant colored flowersemerge from nowhere and cover the desert.What a beautiful example this is of life itself.We all have those moments whenwe experience our Mojave Desert.We feel the loneliness ofthe hot dry desert.We thirst … Continue reading GOOD THINGS HAPPEN WHEN LEAST EXPECTED — TIMING IS EVERYTHING

WORDS HAVE POWER TO AFFECT LIVES

NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF WORDS.ONE WORD that is encouraging:”Yes.”TWO WORDS that are healing:”I’m sorry.”THREE WORDS that are reassuring:”I love you.”FOUR WORDS that are supportive:”Let me help you.”FIVE WORDS that are reconciling:”I’m willing to forgive you.”SIX WORDS that are warm and welcoming:”It’s so good to see you.”SEVEN WORDS that are bonding:”Let me give you a big hug.”EIGHT WORDS that are strengthening:”I’ll keep you in my thoughts and prayers.”NINE WORDS that are a blessing:”May you be blessed with happiness and good health.”TEN WORDS that are inspiring:”May you dream big dreams and may your dreamscome true.”REMEMBER,Words have the POWER to AFFECT lives.Choose them … Continue reading WORDS HAVE POWER TO AFFECT LIVES

DON’T MISS THE RAINBOW OF COLORS IN RAIN DROPS

Clouds come drifting into my life to bring refreshing rain and if I’m not careful I will miss the rainbow of colors in every drop of rain that falls. Every drop, happily glistening and bouncing, are reminders of the many blessings that have showered my life. May I never cease being grateful for life and what I have and may I always sing in the rain. Continue reading DON’T MISS THE RAINBOW OF COLORS IN RAIN DROPS

SEARCH FOR PEARLS AFTER THE STORM

The mighty hurricane came — powerful, forceful, destructive. Yet in their despair people found things to be thankful for. Beneath the ravagaing storm in the depths of the sea lie precious  pearls. No matter how fierce the storm, the pearls are always there. The mighty storms in life are often similar — powerful, forceful, destructive. It helps to be prepared for them. And to remember that in the depths of every storm raged problem lie precious pearls. When the storms in life come, search for the pearls. They’re always there. Continue reading SEARCH FOR PEARLS AFTER THE STORM