A very tired traveler came to the banks of a river.
There was no bridge by which he could cross. It was winter, and the surface
of the river was covered with ice. It was getting dark, and he wanted to
reach the other side while there was enough light to see. He debated about
whether or not the ice would bear his weight.
Finally, after much hesitation and fear, he got down on his knees and began
very cautiously to creep across the surface of the ice. He hoped that by


There's a highway for joy
And a highway for sorrow
A road for today and
A road for tomorrow
 So choose your path wisely
And walk it with care
If you follow your heart,
You'll find your way there


Life is a mixture of sunshine and rain.
Laughter and pleasure, teardrops and pain.
All days can't be bright, but it's certainly true.
There was never a cloud the sun didn't shine through.
So just keep on smiling whatever betide you.
Secure in the knowledge God is always beside you.
And you'll find when you smile your day will be brighter.
And all of your burdens will seem so much lighter.
For each time you smile you will find it is true.


Obstacles are necessary for success because in selling,
As in all careers of importance, victory comes only after
Many struggles and countless defeats.  Yet each struggle,
Each defeat, sharpens your skills and strengths, your
Courage and your endurance, your ability and your confidence
And thus each obstacle is a comrade-in-arms forcing you to
Become better or quit.  Each rebuff is an opportunity to move
Forward; turn away from them,avoid them, and you throw away


The bamboo that bends is stronger than the oak that resists.
  -Japanese Proverb

Many times we see change as a threat. We become pessimistic towards the idea
of newness, or we allow ourselves to remain within comfort zones because of
our pride...or to avoid the risk of failure.