a will to persevere

Have a Will to Persevere – Principles Of Growth

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

Quote of the Day

“Stress in life comes from making things more important than they really are. Failure comes from making things less important than they are.” –...
Keep Learning How To Live

Keep Learning How to Live – Personal Growth Through Life

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.

It’s The Little Things…

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...
Never Give Up

Never, Never, Never Give Up.

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. So, when you're ready to give up, just keep in mind that things can only be bad for so long & then if you are persistent, it will turn around.

Rule Your Own Life

Some people will never make the choice to be accountable or responsible for their own actions & behavior or how they affect another person....
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Amazing Grace

I've always like the song "Amazing Grace". It didn't have the same effect on me when I was a little kid, but as I've grown & walked through so many challenging times in life, the meaning of the song's lyrics become deeper & more meaningful. Even if you're not a fan of operatic music, you'll feel something inside as you watch & listen to this video.

Our Fascination with Quotes

What's the fascination some of us have with quotations? ...People will accept your idea much more readily if you tell them Benjamin Franklin said it first.