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2016-07-07

A Thought for the Week

by John M Grimes

There are many roads that can be taken in determining your life's course and its meaning.
Some people appear to get better breaks in life. Others appear to get more than their share of bad breaks. Good or bad, the breaks are a part of life. When depressing moods occur through sickness, financial difficulty, or other adversity, there is only one person who can help or hurt you. Only one person can break your nerve or crumble your hopes. Only one person can cripple your faith.
That one person is YOU, YOURSELF.
Life is never a continuous, peaceful path through a pleasant landscape. Life requires challenge, effort, exertion, determination, courage and sacrifice. Men like Mozart, Robert Louis Stevenson, Goethe, Nietzsche, Beethoven, Dickens, Michelangelo, Mark Twain, and countless others of less fame overcame bad breaks. They proved the saying true "Stick and stay and make it pay." You can too if you dare to decide to do it . . .