Excerpt from “The Difference Maker” – by John C. Maxwell – October 7.2011

You can make a decision to have a good attitude, but if you don’t make plans to manage that decision every day, then you are likely to end up right back where you started. But here’s the good new: maintaining the right attitude is easier than regaining the right attitude. How do you do that?…

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Love and Loss By Steve Jobs – October 6.2011

Love and Loss I was lucky. I found what I loved to do early in life. Woz and I started Apple in my parents garage when I was 20. We worked hard, and in 10 years Apple had grown from just the two of us in a garage into a $2 billion company with over…

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Positively Pink Parade! – October 5.2011

    I just wanted to remind you about a fun event that is happening at Valley View Mall on Saturday, October 15th. It’s the annual Positively Pink Parade & Party! Registration is at 10 a.m. and is $5 and that money goes to the Every Woman’s Life program, which provides free mammograms to uninsured and…

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A magic way to win more friends – the Will Rogers’ Secret – October 5.2011

A magic way to win more friendships that no one can resist; even hardened criminals can be won over this way. “I never met a man I did not like,” said Will Rogers. Many people thought this was just another funny Rogers’ remark, but one time when I met him with Amon Carter, of Fort…

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Newton’s Greatness – October 4.2011

The great scientist Sir Isaac Newton worked several hours every day for twenty years and wrote down the results of his brilliant research. One day he went out for a walk leaving the papers on the table. His pet dog `diamond’ was lying in the room. A few minutes later, it jumped on to the…

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See Opportunity Where You Are! – October 3.2011

A man I knew in Arizona began with a small gas station. One day, while one of his young attendants filled a man’s gas tank, he watched the customer while he stood about waiting for the job to be finished. It dawned upon him that the man had money in his pockets and there were…

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Acres Of Diamonds – September 30.2011

The story — a true one — is told of an African farmer who heard tales about other farmers who had made millions by discovering diamond mines. These tales so excited the farmer that he could hardly wait to sell his farm and go prospecting for diamonds himself. He sold the farm and spent the…

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Help Us Remember – September 29.2011

Heavenly Father, Help us remember that the jerk who cut us off in traffic last night is a single mother who worked nine hours that day and is rushing home to cook dinner, help with homework, do the laundry and spend a few precious moments with her children. Help us to remember that the pierced,…

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Get Your Pink On ! – September 28.2011

October marks the return of Fall and Breast Cancer Awareness month! During the month there will be many Breast Cancer events, and I will try to list just a few of them here. You will see the pink ribbon EVERYWHERE! And this year, when you see the ribbon, I’d like to encourage you to not…

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It’s Not Easy – September 28.2011

It’s Not Easy. Let’s be honest. Ethics is not for wimps. It’s not easy being a good person. It’s not easy to be honest when it might be costly, to play fair when others cheat, or to keep inconvenient promises. It’s not easy to stand up for our beliefs and still respect differing viewpoints. It’s not…

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