A Friend During Tough Times

May 22, 2013…

"The friend in my adversity I shall always cherish most. I can better trust those who helped to relieve the gloom of my dark hours than those who are so ready to enjoy with me the sunshine of my prosperity." – Ulysses S. Grant

Strength From Distress

May 21, 2013…

"I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death." – Thomas Paine

The Fruits of Overcoming Adversity

May 20, 2013…

"Show me someone who has done something worthwhile, and I’ll show you someone who has overcome adversity." – Lou Holtz

Prosperity is a Great Teacher

May 19, 2013…

"Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity is a greater. Possession pampers the mind; privation trains and strengthens it." – William Hazlitt

When Things Are Bad

May 18, 2013…

"When things are bad, we take comfort in the thought that they could always get worse. And when they are, we find hope in the thought that things are so bad they have to get better." – Malcolm S. Forbes

If You Can't Change the Problem, Change Your Thoughts About It

May 17, 2013…

"If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it." – Mary Engelbreit

Wish for Broader Shoulders

May 16, 2013…

"I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders." – Jewish Proverb

A Problem is a Chance for You to do Your Best

May 15, 2013…

"A problem is a chance for you to do your best." – Duke Ellington

Never Let Your Head Hang Down

May 14, 2013…

"Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. And don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines." - Leroy Satchel Paige

The Difference Between Stumbling Blocks and Stepping Stones

May 13, 2013…

"The difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is how you use them." – Author Unknown

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