YES, YOU CAN JUDGE A BOOK BY ITS COVER IF YOU LOOK DEEP ENOUGH

A lady in a faded gingham dress, and her husband, dressed in overalls walked  timidly into Harvard University President’s Office and requested to talk with the president. The administrative assistant took one look at them and concluded that these two backwoods individuals were country hicks who would be a waste of the president’s time.  She decided to discourage them and say that the president’s schedule was full all day. “We’ll wait,” the lady said.  And for hours they sat there waiting.  Finally, the frustrated assistant worked them into the president’s schedule, hoping he could get rid of them in a … Continue reading YES, YOU CAN JUDGE A BOOK BY ITS COVER IF YOU LOOK DEEP ENOUGH

ROW YOUR BOAT TO REACH YOUR GOAL

Striving to reach a goal is like being alone in a boat at sea Your eyes are focused on the shore but it seems so far away And rowing can get difficult. Sometimes the waves are high and powerful Sometimes the winds are strong and forceful It takes Will Power to keep rowing. It takes Determination to keep going. It takes a Strong Sense of Purpose to not give up. And when you feel like you don’t have the strength to keep rowing, start rowing with your Heart. With Determination and a Lot of Heart you will reach your GOAL. Continue reading ROW YOUR BOAT TO REACH YOUR GOAL

A WORM TAUGHT ME A LESSON

I watched a worm today. It crawled across my driveway. Such persistence, I thought. The sun was pounding the driveway with sweltering summer heat, making the cement hot and dry. But the worm crawled anyway, inch by inch. Such determination, I thought. I guess it could have waited until the cool of the night. But it chose to not delay. No putting till tomorrow what it could do today. Such discipline, I thought. I needed the lesson the worm taught me today as it crawled with such purpose across my driveway. There are things I need to get done, things … Continue reading A WORM TAUGHT ME A LESSON