Tag Archives: overcoming adversity

Striving Valiantly

“It is not the critic who counts, not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the … Continue reading

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Turnaround Game

“Words – so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.” Nathaniel Hawthorne Danger or misfortune and opportunity … Continue reading

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“Extraordinary Perseverance”

“With ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable.” Thomas E. Buxton OK, I just wrote a really great post and it disappeared on me. I meant to copy it and it just vanished into cyberspace. Now I could … Continue reading

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Sparky Sparkles

“There is more in us than we know. If we can be made to see it, perhaps, for the rest of our lives, we will be unwilling to settle for less.”   Kurt Hahn, Founder of Outward Bound   A story: … Continue reading

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Getting Stronger

“Most all good things come through adversity. There’s a poem that says: ‘Looking back it seems to me, All the grief that had to be Left me when the pain was o’er Stronger than I was before.’ I believe that. … Continue reading

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Acing Adversity

“…I’m such a faith-driven person, and behind every adversity in my life are two things: a lesson and a blessing. I just had to wait. It took a little longer for this blessing to happen.” Steve Harvey Steve Harvey is … Continue reading

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Simple Strategy

“What do you think about when you strike out?” “I’m thinking about the next home run.” Babe Ruth A Babe Ruth story: It’s the summer of 1927, on a beautiful afternoon at Philly stadium is packed with more than thirty … Continue reading

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