Monday Morning Motivation

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your mind.”

Maya Angelou It is the middle of winter in Cincinnati, Ohio. It is cold and dreary - Cincinnati winters are always gray. I can't change the weather so I am trying hard to change my mind about how I feel about going out in the cold. My dogs love going outside! No matter the weather,… Continue reading “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your mind.”

Monday Morning Motivation

“No one has to wait but can start right now to gradually change the world.”

Anne Frank A little girl that endured so much did indeed change the world. She opened our eyes, and continues to do so for those that read her diary, to the fact that she needed to conceal her identity else be killed by the Nazi's. And eventually she was killed, preventing the world from enjoying… Continue reading “No one has to wait but can start right now to gradually change the world.”

Monday Morning Motivation

“The expert in anything was once a beginner.”

Helen Hayes I take such comfort in Helen's statement. Helen had a career that lasted 80 years. She reminds me of my mother who is still working at the age of 80 herself - makes it very hard for me to ever think of retiring! I love being both a beginner and an expert. Currently,… Continue reading “The expert in anything was once a beginner.”

Monday Morning Motivation

“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is meer tenacity.”

Amelia Earhart  Amelia Earhart was a huge role model for me as a young girl and someone who inspired me to join the US Air Force. And, even though I have crossed the ocean several times, I have never gone alone like Amelia attempted to do so many years ago. Perhaps this is something that… Continue reading “The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is meer tenacity.”

Monday Morning Motivation

“A champion is afraid of losing. Everyone else is afraid of winning.”

Billie Jean King I remember that legendary match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs in 1973 but only recently became aware of the last words Bobby Riggs said to Billie Jean when she defeated him: "I should have taken you more seriously." So, go out there today and be a CHAMPION. Don't wait for… Continue reading “A champion is afraid of losing. Everyone else is afraid of winning.”