Tag Archives: success

It’s My 3rd Blogiversary!

I began this adventure three years ago not knowing what to expect. Duh. Does anyone ever know what to expect? The All-Wise Blog Sages recommended a tight focus: The Pet Lover’s Gazette > The Dog Lover’s Gazette > The Chihuahua Lover’s … Continue reading

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Success

I’d just graduated from college and, being pragmatic, understood that becoming a Nobel Prize-winning author, legendary rock star, and Oscar-winning actor might take a few years, so I acquired a day job installing electronic security devices in retail stores. But … Continue reading

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Our Greatest Fear

“All that matters is faith expressing itself through love.” ~Galatians 5:6

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Failure

Failure is the fertilizer that feeds success. It stinks and is unpleasant to handle, but without it success is unattainable.

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Perfect Plans

“Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.”* ~Ralph Waldo Emerson Just a little Monday guilt for you (you’re welcome). For many of us the … Continue reading

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The Key to Success?

So, yeah, failure is the key to success. Yada-yada. I hate that. Don’t you?  Nevertheless, it’s true. (Dammit.) But wait, what about those exasperating stories of people for whom success came easily? Have you read the follow-up accounts? Their success always seems … Continue reading

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Mowing the Straight and Narrow

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
I was excited about mowing. We lived in an apartment when we first got married. Then a condo. Now we finally had a home with a yard, and I was excited about mowing! I got…

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