PARABLE: HOW DO YOU WANT TO BE REMEMBERED? THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN EXIST AND USEFUL.

Exist and Useful were twin sisters who grew up in the beautiful town of Life. They had a typical childhood, enjoying the world around them. They attended Opportunity High School where they both received a good education. The twins had a lot in common, yet they were different. When asked what their goals were, they had very different answers. Exist’s goals were more inward, more focused on self. She said she simply wanted to enjoy everything she possibly could in life, experience lots of adventure, be free-spirited, not be tied to schedules and deadlines. Serving her own interests were her … Continue reading PARABLE: HOW DO YOU WANT TO BE REMEMBERED? THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN EXIST AND USEFUL.

DON’T GET STUCK ON ONE PAGE IN LIFE

Almost everyone reaches a point in their lifewhen they feel stuck, stagnated, in a slump, out of sorts.They don’t have the energyor the interestto turn the pagein their book of Lifeand discover what’s ahead.Yet, there’s so much leftin their book,so many exciting chapters.There’s still time to turn the page.Colonel Sanders was 62 when he turned the page.Ray Croc was 52 whenhe discovered that McDonald’s was on the next page.Radha Daga was 73whe she started Triguni Foods.Susan Boyle tuned the page andbecame a successful singer at age 48.Grandma Moses was 78when she turned the page and started painting.There are many other similar stories.If you’re stuck have the … Continue reading DON’T GET STUCK ON ONE PAGE IN LIFE

ACCOMPLISH BIG THINGS A FEW MINUTES AT A TIME

Author, musician, and educator, John Erskine, was fourteen when he learned a valuable lesson about life. His piano teacher asked him, “John, how many times a week do you practice and for how long?” John replied that he tried to practice an hour each day . His teacher said, “Well, don’t do that. When you grow up, time won’t come in large chunks of time. Practice in minutes, whenever you can find time, before school, after lunch, after school, between chores. Spread your practices throughout the day and music will become part of your life.” John followed his teacher’s advice … Continue reading ACCOMPLISH BIG THINGS A FEW MINUTES AT A TIME

SEVEN QUALITIES OF PEOPLE WHO SUCCEED IN LIFE

Everyone seems to have their own definition of success. Yet, based on studies of people who are considered to have succeeded in life, successful people appear to have certain qualities in common. Here are seven qualities successful people have. They have a winning attitude. They are able to give their best at what they do because they expect the best of themselves. Their outlook is optimistic. The feel positive and confident about what they can accomplish. Martin Luther King, Jr., once said, ”If you can’t fly, then run. If you can’t run, then walk If you can’t walk, then crawl. … Continue reading SEVEN QUALITIES OF PEOPLE WHO SUCCEED IN LIFE

LIFE IS LIKE SAILING ON A BOAT….SET YOUR SAILS CAREFULLY

Life is like sailing on a boat.You can sit and simply driftthrough life with no directionand let the wind determine your destination.Or you can plan your destination, listen to what the wind and the waterare telling you,and set sail toward your goal.Remember, though,it is how you set the sails,not the direction of the wind,that determines which wayyou will go.You can use any windto go in any direction,so set your sails carefullyand travel not to escape lifebut for life not to escape you. Continue reading LIFE IS LIKE SAILING ON A BOAT….SET YOUR SAILS CAREFULLY

YES, ‘TIS TRUE, YOU CAN FLY….YOU CAN SOAR TO NEW HEIGHTS

O’ TO SOARLIKE THE BIRDS OF THE AIR.O’ TO FLYTO HEIGHTS NE’ER BEFORE REACHED.O’ but you can, my friend.You see, everyone has wings.And just because you don’t see themdoesn’t mean they’re not there.You simply must believe.And remember,Your best flights will often beWhen you take off against the wind. Continue reading YES, ‘TIS TRUE, YOU CAN FLY….YOU CAN SOAR TO NEW HEIGHTS