Archive for February, 2009


5 Great Success Quotes

Here’s a few success quotes that I thought you’d enjoy: 1) “There is a giant asleep within every man. When the giant awakes, miracles happen.” -Frederick Faust 2) “If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected […]

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Skating In A Paddock

Just thought I’d use the blog a little more often this year to mention random happenings in my life. The picture below is from my in-law’s farm up near Peterborough, Ontario.  We went up there on the new Ontario holiday, “Family Day”.  This is a bunch of us skating in a horse paddock. Ever thought […]

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Twas A Sheep Not A Lamb That Strayed Away

‘Twas a sheep not a lamb that went astray In the parable Jesus told. ‘Twas a grown sheep that wandered away From the ninety and nine in the fold. And out on the hilltop, and out in the cold, ‘Twas a sheep the Good Shepherd sought. Back to the fold and back to the flock, […]

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What I Want My Children To Remember About Home

That their father and mother loved each other. That our home was a happy one because we all worked to keep it so. That each child was given every possible opportunity to develop his own personality. That the books in the house were to be read if handled rightly, and there were no shelves under […]

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We Grow Great By Dreams

We grow great by dreams.  All big men are dreamers.  They see things in the soft haze of a spring day or in the red fire of a long winter’s evening.  Some of us let these great dreams die, but others nourish and protect them, nurse them through bad days till they bring them to […]

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Happiness Must Be Tricked

Happiness is a rebound from hard work. One of the follies of man is to assume that he can enjoy mere emotion. Happiness must be tricked. She loves to see men work. She loves sweat, weariness, self-sacrifice. She will not be found in the palaces, but lurking in cornfields and factories, and hovering over littered […]

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6 Nice Motivational Quotes

Today I thought I’d do something different and post multiple random motivational quotes that I have found during my travels. If you like them or not, or they spark a thought in your mind, please feel free to comment on this post.  Go ahead!  Here they are:

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