Tag Archive: Character

The Great Boatlift of 9/11 (A must watch video)

MDOrzF7B2Kg “I have one theory in life.  I never want to say the word I should have.  If I do it and I fail, I tried.  If I do it and I succeed,… Continue reading

A Must Read Story

While waiting to pick up a friend at the airport in Portland, Oregon, I had one of those life-changing experiences that you hear other people talk about — the kind that sneaks up… Continue reading

Independence

Independence is sexy. Make something of yourself and don’t rely on someone else.   Jenna Gilbert

Something Different

Today I heard the news that a friend of mine took his own life because of immense stress he had endured for many years.  None of this was necessary. My friend went through… Continue reading

Vision

“When I was a kid in school and finished my class work or a test early, I would take out a piece of paper and write my name in three columns on every… Continue reading

This River Called Life, A Letter to My Children

Today, my ebook was published on both Kindle and The Nook.  The preview for the book  is listed below as well as a review by my proofreader.  She read the book and was… Continue reading

Unconditional Love….Happy Valentines Day

When all Else Fails:  “They laughed and asked me what I see in you.  I smiled back and said…everything you don’t” Unknown  There have been times that my children expressed to me a… Continue reading

Sometimes the worst things turn out to be the best things

Isn’t it funny how sometimes the adversity we experience that we thought was the worst thing that could possibly happen, turns out to be the best thing that could have happened!  I’ve known… Continue reading

Character

“Be more concerned with character than your reputation because character is who you really are while your reputation is merely what others think you are”  John Wooden

Persistence

“Persistence is knowing that in the face of a thousand reasons to be discouraged, you choose to carry on no matter how seemingly hopeless the present situation may seem.  The power of persistence… Continue reading