Archive for July, 2010

Doing Nothing

Posted: 21st July 2010 by Glenda (and Jack) in motivation
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  “To do nothing is tiresome because you can not stop to take a rest.”        taken from Sept. 29 devotion in the Daily Walk Bible   Haven’t you seen people who are tired all the time yet haven’t done anything but work to try to get out of work?  ~ Glenda     www.glendaschoonmaker.com  www.365DaysOfFunInMarriage.com    

Not My Fault

Posted: 18th July 2010 by Glenda (and Jack) in motivation
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   How many times do you say you weren’t able to do something because of situations or someone else’s actions? Learn to listen to your own answers and explanations you give for why you didn’t do what you wanted to do. Listen to your words to know whether circumstances really did impede you doing what you wanted–or were those […]

Following Your Passions

Posted: 16th July 2010 by Glenda (and Jack) in motivation
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  When you are passionate about something, what do you do about it? Do you wait until it’s totally convenient, or do you carve out niches of time no matter what it takes? When thoughts of your desired activity swirl in your mind and keep your brain engaged 24/7 (and it will not harm or be destructive to anything […]

Believe in the Impossible

Posted: 13th July 2010 by Glenda (and Jack) in motivation
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  Like many other girls, Kiera Brinkley wanted to be a dancer–but Kiera has no arms or legs. At the age of two years old a rampant bacterial infection (meningococcal disease) caused doctors to have to amputate most of both legs, her left arm at the elbow and the right arm above the wrist. When the little girl left […]

Age Is No Reason to Quit

Posted: 8th July 2010 by Glenda (and Jack) in motivation
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   “Education has no end,” Akasease Kofi Boakye Yiadom told CNN. “As far as your brain can work alright, your eyes can see alright, and your ears can hear alright, if you go to school you can learn.” The World War II veteran entered school at age 96 and earned his business degree in 2009 at the age of […]

Don’t Fight the Inevitable

Posted: 5th July 2010 by Glenda (and Jack) in motivation
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  “Change is inevitable, except from a vending machine.”                                         – Robert C. Gallagher It’s strange how many people do fight change. Maybe the security in the known is far more rewarding to them than the intrigue and excitement of new experiences. ~ Glenda   www.WordWardrobe.com www.365DaysOfFunInMarriage.com

Your To-Do List

Posted: 1st July 2010 by Glenda (and Jack) in motivation
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     My To Do List:  write a book, paint the house, clean the litter box, fix supper. . . .     What kind of to-do list is this?        Don’t write a task down as a to-do list item that takes weeks, months, or years to complete. Those items need to be listed on a long-range goal […]