WHAT IS MORE IMPORTANT TO YOU? WINNING OR EFFORT?

Some say that winning is everything.But is it/Whereas it’s true that winning feels good,it’s not everything.Some say wanting to win is everything.But is it?Whereas wanting to win is important,it’s not everything.You see, when it comes to winning,effort is everything.Your effort is what’s important.Trying and refusing to give upis what counts.Effort is more important than winning.It tells you more about your character.Even when you don’t win,if you know you have tried your best,if you have given your best effort,you can feel satisfiedand proud of what you have done.You can’t always win,but you can always give your best effort.That’s victory in itself.That’s … Continue reading WHAT IS MORE IMPORTANT TO YOU? WINNING OR EFFORT?

THE IMPORTANCE OF DEVELOPING A STRENGTH OF CHARACTER: YOU CAN DO IT

1. Many people dream about conquering a mountain.But he most important thing to conquer in life and perhaps most challenging is yourself.2. Your ability to handle life’s many challenges isa true measure of your character. It tells youa lot about yourself.3. It’s part of the human spirit to grow strong byconflict, to develop character during the stormybillows of life, so face them with a determinationto fight through them and grow as a person.4.In the middle of life’s challenges, remember thatlife never gives you more than you can handle.You can face anything. Always have faith thatyou can make it through because … Continue reading THE IMPORTANCE OF DEVELOPING A STRENGTH OF CHARACTER: YOU CAN DO IT

YOU GOTTA HAVE GRIT – IT WILL GET YOU TO YOUR GOAL

You can have talent and you can have good looksbut if you don’t got GRIT you don’t havewhat it takes to get you to your goal.’Cause GRIT is doing what you have to doto get you where you wanna go.GRIT is stickin’ it out in the face of failure,persevering when obstacles block your path,standing strong when setbacks come your way.GRIT is staying in the game when everyoneelse is giving up, packing up, and going home.It’s the stubborn refusal to quit.It’s being knocked down five timesbut getting up six.When everyone else is saying, “I can’t,”GRIT is saying, “I can. I will.”It’s … Continue reading YOU GOTTA HAVE GRIT – IT WILL GET YOU TO YOUR GOAL

THERE ARE MOUNTAINS WITHIN YOU TO CLIMB

In everyone’s life there are mountains to climb.Some are small, some are tall,some are rugged, some are difficult.How you approach your mountainstells you a lot about your character.Some sit and simply refuse to climb.They prefer to sit and do nothing,choosing to miss life’s adventures.It’s true they cannot fallif they do not climb,but there’s no joy to be foundin living life on the ground.Some people decide to climb the mountainbut soon give up when the going gets tough.The don’t want to give the effortto keep climbing, so they stop,even when they’re close to the top.Still others view the mountain as a … Continue reading THERE ARE MOUNTAINS WITHIN YOU TO CLIMB

WHAT DOES DR. SEUSS TEACH US ABOUT COMMITMENT?

Dr. Seuss’s story, Horton Hatches the Egg,is a powerful story ofcommitment and faithfulness.It’s the story of a kindhearted elephant whoagrees to warm the nest for the lazy bird, Mayzie.Listen to part of the story:”And then came the winter….the snow and the sleet!And icicles hung from his trunk and his feet.But Horton kept sitting, and said with a sneeze,‘I’ll stay on the egg and I won’t let it freeze.I meant what I said, and I said what I meant…An elephant faithful one hundred per cent!’”I’m going to sound a bit negative butin today’s world it seems we havetoo many people like … Continue reading WHAT DOES DR. SEUSS TEACH US ABOUT COMMITMENT?

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

PARABLE OF THE CHILD AND THE EMPEROR’S SEED

There was an emperor who was growing old. He decided to choose his successor. He decided to call all the children in the kingdom together and choose one of them. He said to the children, “I’m going to give each of you a seed and a pot. I want you to plant the seed and come back in one year with what you grew. I will judge the plants and choose the best one. The child with the best plant willl become emperor. A small girl named Lia went home and planted her seed. She watered it faithfully but nothing … Continue reading PARABLE OF THE CHILD AND THE EMPEROR’S SEED