In just over 1 minute Jim Carrey gave a nugget of gold to these graduates.Read More »
With Mother’s Day coming up this weekend I wanted to share this video of professional basketball player, Kevin Durrant, after winning the league’s Most Valuable Player award. The best part of the video starts a little after the 2:00 mark.
Is there any doubt what effect mothers can have on their kids? Please enjoy this video and have a wonderful Mother’s Day!
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This came across my feed on Facebook this morning and I wanted to capture it because I really like it. I’m not sure if it is a true story or not, but I’ve spent time in Africa on a couple occasions and this would not surprise me. The people in those tribes are among the kindest I have ever lived with and they really do look out for each other in this way. Enjoy!
An anthropologist proposed a game to the kids in an African tribe. He put a basket full of fruit near a tree and told the kids that who ever got there first won the sweet fruits. When he told them to run they all took each others hands and ran together, then sat together enjoying their treats.… Read the rest!Read More »
This delightful story was shared with me on Facebook this morning and I wanted to make sure I captured it so I wouldn’t forget about it. Great words of wisdom from an elderly lady. We could all learn something from her:
A 92-year-old, petite, well-poised and proud lady, who is fully dressed each morning by eight o’clock, with her hair fashionably coifed and makeup perfectly applied, even though she is legally blind, moved to a nursing home today. Her husband of 70 years recently passed away, making the move necessary.
After many hours of waiting patiently in the lobby of the nursing home, she smiled sweetly when told her room was ready. As she maneuvered her walker to the elevator, I provided a visual description of her tiny room, including the eyelet sheets that had been hung on her window.… Read the rest!Read More »
All people are tempted. There is no one that lives that can't be broken down, provided it is the right temptation, put in the right spot. - Henry Ward BeecherRead More »
In the fifth century BC the Greeks and Persians had a series of major battles which basically determined the lasting success of a new idea called “democracy.” At the heart of the struggle was the city of Athens, the “birthplace of democracy.”Athens had become a major power in Greece and a melting pot of cultural ideas from all over the Mediterranean. Its art, architecture, and culture was a mix of the best from all around.
Even though the Greeks eventually won the war with Persia, the city of Athens was abandoned and later burned by the Persian king Xerxes. This struggle has been recently depicted in the movie: 300 – Rise of an Empire.
When the war ended, the Athenians returned and began to rebuild their once-great city.… Read the rest!Read More »
“I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done.” – Lucille Ball
I’m a pretty conservative guy.
I usually play it pretty safe.
And that’s one thing I don’t always like about myself.
Sure, there are times when it is better to be cautious and not jump into everything with eyes wide shut. But usually the problem is not the risk, it is that I lack the self-confidence to see myself succeeding at the great task. Self-doubt tries to creep in whenever it can.
- I’d get an idea
- I’d start playing it out in my mind and making plans to execute it.
- I’d get really excited about the potential.
- I’d think of one possible scenario that would make it not work perfectly.
“People may spend their whole lives climbing the ladder of success only to find, once they reach the top, that the ladder is leaning against the wrong wall.”Read More »
People aren't just born with self-confidence. It is a skill that can be developed.Read More »
Embrace your unique abilities! "Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular." - Tony RobbinsRead More »