Saturday is the day almost everyone looks forward to.It’s a change of pace day.It’s a catch up day.It’s a recreation day.It’s an everything day.For me, this Saturday is anopportunity to share somethoughts that are swirling in my head.Here they are.1. Success is like a game of chess. You have to make the right moves to win the game. Your most importantmove is often your first one.2. Always be willing to give something up in order toachieve a goal.3. Those who learn best are those who listen well.4. How we face tomorrow often depends on howwe live today.5. The consistency of one’s effort … Continue reading BITS OF WIT AND WISDOM ON A SATURDAY MORNING
There are five common barriers to achieving a goal; (1) a poorly defined goal; (2) laziness; (3) procrastination; (4) distractions; (5) impatience. The good news is that all of these can be overcome. A good leader is one who seeks to serve rather than be served. The greatest hunger problem in the world is the hunger for love. Wise is the person who knows the difference between wants and needs and lives accordingly. It’s ironic, but it’s in the face of death that we hav our greatest appreciation of life. If you have a good friendship, pray that it will … Continue reading MORE ROCKING CHAIR QUOTES AND BITS OF WISDOM
PARABLE Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up. It knows that it must run faster than the fastest lion, or it will be killed. Every morning a lion wakes up. It knows that it must outrun the slowest gazelle, or it will starve to death. APPLICATION Get your rest. Wake up early. Focus. Know what you plan to accomplish. Get going. Take action. Don’t tarry. Achieve your goals. Find a quiet spot to rest. Reflect on your day. Feel good about what you accomplished. Plan tomorrow so you’re ready to go early. Rest. Continue reading AN AFRICAN PARABLE: INSIGHTS AND APPLICATION
Choose NOT to stay on the SAME PAGE IN LIFE Have the COURAGE to TURN THE PAGE and ENJOY the ANDVENTURE that AWAITS YOU. Continue reading HAVE THE COURAGE TO TURN THE PAGE
Every morning I hear the rooster crow, robustly announcing the start of another beautiful day. Rain or shine, storm or calm, he doesn’t mind. He simply crows. He does it well. It’s his contribution to the day. It makes me wonder. How robustly do I start my day? What do I crow about? In what way do I contribute? Hmmm….. Continue reading THE ROOSTER CROWS! DO I?
According to the theory of aerodynamics, the bumble bee is unable to fly. This is because the size, weight, and shape of its body in relations to the total wing spread makes flying impossible. But the bumble bee, being ignorant of these profound scientific truths, goes ahead and flies anyway and manages to make a little honey every day. I admire people who, like the bumble bee, are told that what they want to do is impossible, yet they go ahead and do it anyway…and do it well. Believing helps to make it so. Continue reading WHO TOLD THE BUMBLE BEE IT COULDN’T FLY?