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in life come through our ability
to work around and over
the obstacles that cross our path.
Marvin J. Ashton
Think of something you enjoy or
that once was
Many obstacles may have intervened in your pursuit of its attainment,
yet now it's part of your life.
As you follow your new dreams
you've been through this before, and you've succeeded!
The human spirit is truly
The will to win -
the will to succeed, to shape one's life, to take control -
can be harnessed only when
you decide what you want
and believe that no challenge, no problem,
can keep you from it.
Obstacles are merely a call to strengthen your resolve
to achieve your worthwhile goals.
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect
before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.
John Quincy Adams
History has demonstrated that the most notable winners
usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed.
They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats.
B. C. Forbes
Have you ever thought that someone somewhere
may be pleading with Heavenly Father for help,
and you may be the one chosen
to help answer that prayer?
If we're willing,
He'll use us.
You likely have no idea
how often you rescue someone.
Mary Ellen Edmunds
Many philosophers over the ages have reminded us that this is the
life we have.
Every day is a new chance to make a fresh start.
It doesn't matter how old you are, or how messed up your life might
been up to now,
you've just awakened to a new day,
that new chance you've been waiting for to get it right.
Don't you dare get down on yourself for anything you've done in the
that didn't work.
You can't go back and do it over.
We've been given this new day, by the grace of God, to make with it
Count your blessings ... every last one of them ...
and then go forward with a burning desire
and a determination to make this life the most awesome it can be.
It's within your power to change and create your life into whatever you
want it to be.
And don't forget to forgive yourself along the way for the mistakes
They're all a part of this wonderful thing we call
One life on this
earth is all that we get,
whether it is enough or not enough,
and the obvious conclusion would seem to be
that at the very least we are fools if we do not live it
as fully and bravely and beautifully as we can.
who are you ... really?
Think about it.
"That's one small step for
one giant leap for mankind."
the first words spoken by
the first human to walk on the moon
Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Lunar Landing
July 20, 1969
ONE STEP BEYOND
beyond where you are right now
is somewhere you've never been.
fresh and new, ready for you to make with it what you will.
The future holds a promise and an
opportunity for you
that's unlike anything you've ever seen
Take that step!
to your future!
are never lost,
they are just passed on to those who are
And because you never know when that
spotlight is going to hit,
you better be at the top of your game and
shine blindingly bright
when it does!
Every adversity, every
failure, every heartache carries with it
the seed of an equal or greater benefit.
The individual who
knows the score about life
sees difficulties as opportunities.
American Protestant Preacher and Author
1898 - 1993
To improve the golden
moment of opportunity
and to catch the good that is within our reach,
is the great art of life.
English Essayist and Biographer
1709 - 1784
In the country
of the blind,
James Odle, Jr.
All your problems,
discouragements, and heartaches are, in truth,
Inspirational Author and Keynote Speaker
1923 - 1996
opportunities in disguise.
dances with those
who are already on the dance floor.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
The Ocean of Life is lavish with its
Golden opportunities are everywhere.
I never saw a pessimistic
general win a battle.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
American Army General
Supreme Commander of Allied Forces in Europe during World War II
34th President of the United States (1952-1960)
1890 - 1969
love the light for it shows me the way,
will endure the darkness
because it shows me the stars.
My centre is
my right is in retreat;
situation excellent. I shall attack!
Marshall Ferdinand Foch
Supreme Commander of Allied
Forces in 1918
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