=o=o=o=o=o=o=o= PEBBLE =o=o=o=o=o==o=o
Fall seven times, stand up eight.
– Japanese Proverb, submitted by Lin H., Normal, IL
=o=o=o=o=o=o=o= BOULDER =o=o=o=o=o=o=o
The longer I live, the more I am certain
that the difference between the great and insignificant
is energy – invincible determination – a purpose
once fixed and then death or victory.
-Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton, submitted by Mia W., Greensboro, NC
=o=o=o=o=o=o=o= PONDER =o=o=o=o=o=o=o=o
I was in St. Louis this week with marketing and training
professionals from credit unions across Iowa, Illinois, and Missouri.
In addition to enjoying a fantastic view of the Arch and the mighty
Mississippi River, we explored the importance of DETERMINATION in
achieving our goals and maintaining a positive attitude. If we are
to enjoy a happy and successful life, we must remember that it will
not always be easy. That is OK! With a bit of determination we can
rise above the challenges and ultimately enjoy life more after
conquering these challenges! Go for it, my friend, GO FOR IT!