an Isrish blessing

May God give you – For every storm a rainbow, for every tear a smile, for every care a promise and a blessing in each trial. For every problem life sends, a faithful friend to share, for every sigh a sweet song and an answer for each prayer. An Irish blessing

God thinks you’re wonderful

God Thinks You’re Wonderful

So promise me you’ll never forget…
that you aren’t an accident or an incident…
you are a gift to the world,
a divine work of art, signed by God.

You were knit together.
You weren’t mass produced.
You aren’t an assembly -line product.

You were deliberately planned,
specifically gifted,
and lovingly position on this earth…
by the Master Crafts-Man.

Max Ludado

personal pride

“Motivating through fear may work in the short term to get people to do something, but over the long run I believe personal pride is a much greater motivator. It produces far better results that last for a much longer time.” – John Wooden
“Each one should test his own actions. Then he can take pride in himself, without comparing himself to somebody else” (Galatians Ch.6:4).

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. — That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, ‘

The Declaration of Independence