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

DON’T WORRY, BE CONCERNED — BE HAPPY

WORRY IS A PROBLEM.It produces mental agitationand often emotional despair.Erma Bombeck described it perfectly:Worry is like a rocking chair—it gives you something to dobut it never gets you anywhere.Worry wastes your time and energy.It doesn’t change a thing.Say that again.WORRY DOESN’T CHANGE A THING.All it does is rob you of your joyand peace of mind.INSTEAD OF WORRY, TRY BEING CONCERNED.There’s a fine line between the twobut healthy concern tends to be constructive.It leads you take stepsto resolve an issue, to take action.YOU FOCUS ON THINGSYOU CAN DO SOMETHING ABOUT.Say that again.HEALTHY CONCERN IS FOCUSING ON THINGSYOU CAN DO SOMETHING ABOUT.Big … Continue reading DON’T WORRY, BE CONCERNED — BE HAPPY

LIFE LESSONS FROM ITTY BITTY, THE SPIDER

Itty Bitty Spider Climbed up the water spout. (If life gives you a mountain….climb it.) Down came the rain And washed the spider out. (Sometimes problems can knock us down.) Out came the sun And dried up all the rain. (Have faith…be patient…things will get better.) So Itty Bitty Spider Climbed up the spout again. (Never give up…persevere…you can do it.) Continue reading LIFE LESSONS FROM ITTY BITTY, THE SPIDER