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What Do You Need to Succeed?

To succeed, you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.

~ Tony Dorsett

Tony Dorsett, a former American professional football player in the NFL, retired due to injuries after playing eleven seasons. Throughout his college and professional careers, he was a force to be reckoned with and knew what it takes to be successful. Continue reading “What Do You Need to Succeed?”

What’s Your Handle Going to Be?

Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith.

~ Henry Ward Beecher

Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887) was an American evangelist who became famous on the lecture circuit. This 19th Century Christian minister had a keen mind and was skilled at using humour and common language to appeal to his audiences. This quote bears witness to Beecher’s ability to use imagery to communicate an idea effectively. Continue reading “What’s Your Handle Going to Be?”


On her 99th birthday!
On her 99th birthday!

As we come upon the second anniversary of Aunt Aggie’s death, on her 100th birthday, I ponder the huge gap that she has left in our family. Those days leading up to her death are still very clear in my mind. She was so excited about actually reaching her 100th birthday! Daily she wanted to make sure I had her clothes ready for that day and the sandwiches /cupcakes for her family party that meant so much to her. Aggie was of strong heart and will and was determined, but just a few short hours before the actual birthday, she took her last breath. Continue reading “AGNES ELLERT – A TRIBUTE”