Monthly Archives: September 2011

Day 20: More courage than we ever dreamed

“Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed we possessed.” Dale Carnegie (1888 – 1955) – American writer Advertisements

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Day 19: Making a Difference- Help Others.org

What a crazy idea. Do some random nice thing for someone for no reason, leave a “smile- your it!” card challenging them to do the same for someone else. So crazy I want to try it!  I love finding all … Continue reading

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Day 18: Strive Valiantly

A quote from Theodore Roosevelt’s speech Citizenship In A Republic, delivered at the Sorbonne (1910): The Man in the Arena “It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where … Continue reading

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Day 17: Courage to stand up for what’s right

I’ve never been a fan of politics, or politicians. But there are times when some things become necessary, and today was that day for me. I attended a rally at the California state capital in support of a bill that … Continue reading

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Day 16: Try something new

“A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. “ Albert Einstein – Physicist, 1921 Nobel Prize (1879-1955)

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Day 15: Courage to Make a Difference – TACA

Lisa and Glen Ackerman are great examples of courage to me. They may not think of themselves this way, but I’m sure I can find thousands of parents who would agree with me.  Finding themselves faced with the fact that … Continue reading

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Day 14: don’t lose your courage

“He who loses wealth loses much; he who loses a friend loses more; but he that loses his courage loses all. ” Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616) – Spanish novelist

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