Monthly Archives: February 2012

Selecting Great Goals

Selecting your goals, of course, is a very important step. You must choose wisely. Most of us short change ourselves in selecting goals. We often choose well below our dreams and our abilities. Zig Ziglar says that if you don’t … Continue reading

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Wanting and Getting More

Motivation isn’t enough Much good can be accomplished if we have the right motivation. This motivation often spawns from a defining moment that triggers us to say, “Enough!” However, motivation alone will not always get us to our goals–vision, planning, … Continue reading

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The TV Existence – The Dream Killer

My daughter created a wonderful video illustrating the mesmerizing power of television. With frantic rock and roll music in the background, she shows her three small children running around the house, bumping into each other, playing creatively and frantically with … Continue reading

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Settling for Less than We Want

The Grocery Bag Analogy Have you noticed how a plastic grocery bag flies by the side of the road? The wind from passing cars tosses it into the air according to the direction the car is traveling. The bag has … Continue reading

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Goal Friends Challenge – Season Two

I Dare You I dare you to stay motivated and focused on your goals for four months. In fact, I’ll help. Discover the power of sharing your strivings with friends who support and assist you. The challenge will begin April … Continue reading

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Prayer

I believe in prayer. I have practiced it for most of my life. In prayer there is great power. As we sincerely voice our desires to our Heavenly Father, we receive power beyond our own abilities. Through prayer, we can … Continue reading

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The Notre Dame Center Who Could

David Casstevens of the Dallas Morning News tells a story about Frank Szymanski, a Notre Dame center in the 1940s, who had been called as a witness in a civil suit in South Bend. “Are you on the Notre Dame … Continue reading

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Dream Big and Dare to Fail

Let me introduce a man who lived by the motto, “dream big and dare to fail.” Norman Vaughan recently died a few days after his 100th birthday. Vaughan served as dog handler and driver in Admiral Richard Byrd’s expedition to … Continue reading

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