Archive for August, 2010

Why Can’t I?

Posted: 31st August 2010 by Glenda (and Jack) in motivation
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  Sometimes all you want to do is bang that snooze alarm so that it never goes off again. But, you can’t. Sometimes you want to shop and shop and shop and not worry about how much things cost. But, you don’t. Sometimes you wish you could go out and party and pretend you’re not married, have […]

If I Just Had Hope

Posted: 25th August 2010 by Glenda (and Jack) in motivation
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   Never deprive someone of hope; it may be all they have.   Well wishers and do-gooders often try to bring others down to reality, to face the truth, to quit living in a fairy-tale land. If every inventor or high achiever listened to the naysayers, their accomplishments would never have happened. Sometimes things don’t go […]

Looking Backward

Posted: 18th August 2010 by Glenda (and Jack) in motivation
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  No, this doesn’t mean using hindsight. It means are you always looking backward?   How can you make a difference if your thoughts are constantly taken up with things that have already happened? If the past is all you dwell on, you’ll never get anywhere. Ever tried walking a mile backwards? Or jogging a mile backwards? You’ll […]

You Only Have Two Choices

Posted: 12th August 2010 by Glenda (and Jack) in motivation
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  You have two, core choices in life. These two choices apply to everything: business, goals, activities, relationships, work, school, friends, family. . . . You can do what God wants you to do. You can do what Satan wants you to do. There is no gray area. You can’t say, “Well, God knew I meant well” or “God knows […]

Excellence in All Tasks

Posted: 3rd August 2010 by Glenda (and Jack) in motivation
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  “Doing a thing well is often a waste of time.” – Robert Byrne How can anyone say this? What about the adage that we all grew up with, “if something is worth doing, it’s worth doing right.” How can you say it’s a waste of time to do something right? That’s not what the […]