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The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won’t. ~Henry Beecher Ward
Life is about learning & growing. We don't just learn about reading & writing - but about ourselves, patience, compassion, trust, understanding & relating to others. If someone or a situation has brought faults of yours to your attention, the greatest fault would be ignoring it, making excuses and not learning to overcome it.
Knowing which way you're headed, making frequent reviews of your progress and small adjustments as needed, there is no journey too long or destination too far. No goal is too high for you to reach if have a plan!
Typically, making assumptions of any kind is a bad thing as it leads us into all kinds of problems. Dr. Stephen Covey talks about Four Assumptions that we should all have - and live by.
We make goals lists, have resolutions for a new year and ideas for big things we can do in our lives that will make all the difference. We can easily become consumed with the massive changes that would be so impressive or the big issues that seem to take most of our focus & daily energy. But it's the little things in life...
Quotes can often help to serve as a rock - or an anchor for us, to keep us grounded & focused on a constructive perspective. Here are a handful of great words to live by to help us get through the hard times…
Simply put, there are two kinds of people: Those who make excuses, and those who make it happen. Who do you want to be?
What does it mean to truly understand another person? Is it a matter of hearing their words and nodding in agreement, anxious and fully ready to convince them of our own point of view?