Monthly Archives: August, 2011

Perception

I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. Thomas Edison   I can only imagine the frustration a pessimist had with Thomas Edison. Here was a man who always saw the cup as full of opportunity. He never felt defeated. He felt frustrated, disappointed, curious, and foolish, but he always saw …

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Attitude Questions

If I am not for myself, who will be for me? And when I am for myself, what am ‘I’? And if not now, when? Rabbi Hillel Every day upon the blessing of awakening, I am faced with the choice of my attitude for the day. If I am grateful for the new day I …

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Who Helps Me Grow

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great. Mark Twain   The hole that was in my soul earlier in my life always had me tearing holes in your ambitions as I had no faith …

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Let Go

Today’s Keep It Simple message is to pick the top five things that you are holding on to that have you coiled in knots and let go of one of them. We each hold on to things that hurt, anger, frustrate, disappoint and rob us of peace, calm and serenity.   Today is the day …

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Great Success

That some people achieve great success is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.  Abraham Lincoln   I love that Lincoln did not limit his statement to “success”, but rather “great success.” What that means for each of us is different, but he chose to see within himself the capacity to achieve …

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