Tag Archives: Winston Churchill

Work vs. Living

Photo by Jamie Street Thought for the Week Monday is the start of the work week for most of us. And while we know we should “work to live and not live to work,” is that enough? It’s important to … Continue reading

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Persevere!

Photo by Edgar Chaparro “The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.” ~Multiple sources “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant.” ~Robert Louis Stevenson “Success is not final; … Continue reading

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Live with Honor

“The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.”  ~Socrates        “Therefore…clothe yourselves with hearts of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience.”    ~Colossians 3:12 “For we make a … Continue reading

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The Key to Success?

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

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Be Humble. Or Be Humbled.

A flight attendant once reminded the legendary boxer Muhammad Ali to fasten his seat belt. “Superman don’t need no seat belt!” Ali replied. “Yeah, well, Superman don’t need no airplane, either!” the attendant retorted. Without another word, Ali fastened his … Continue reading

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Have a Great Time, but Remember…

…not to panda to your worst impulses! “If life gives you lemons, make lemonade. And then try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party.” ~Ron White “I cook with wine, sometimes I even add … Continue reading

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Get it Write!

(And a kitten dies every time someone uses “there” for “their.”)      “My spelling is Wobbly. It’s good spelling but it Wobbles, and the letters get in the wrong places.” ~A.A. Milne “A synonym is a word you use … 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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