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Best Prize

“Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.”   Theodore Roosevelt How true these words are, aren’t they? Can there be anything more satisfying than working hard at something … Continue reading

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Driven Dynamo

Wow! Sometimes a story truly captures people’s imaginations and rises above all the noise out there. That’s exactly what’s happened with The Queen’s Gambit — a Netflix original series that’s generated enormous buzz. Over the past few weeks so many … Continue reading

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To Work!

Please help KWD grow by sharing:  https://karinwritesdangerously.com “Discipline banishes distraction.” When I saw these three words scrawled in my handwriting on an old blue index card I felt they were a gift from the universe. If there’s anything I’ve been … Continue reading

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Four Qualities

Mastery — how we crave it and chase it! The Art of Loving by Eric Fromm is a pithy yet powerful exploration of what it takes to be a loving person. Penned in the 1950s, in many ways, it is … Continue reading

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Flying Free

“Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.”   Julie Andrews “Discipline is the bridge between goal and accomplishment.”    Jim Rohn “The pain of discipline weighs ounces; … Continue reading

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Real Joy

“When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left but could say, ‘I used everything you gave me.’”    Erma Bombeck Spending ourselves in service … Continue reading

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Like Champions

“I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.’”    Muhammad Ali Training to be a world-class boxer must be tougher than we can imagine. And yet, … Continue reading

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Discipline = Desire

Here are some words  to inspire us offered by a wise and friendly stranger named Sunita Singh. They are from an issue of Bits & Pieces: * “As Lao-tze said, ‘A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single … Continue reading

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“Only Now”

“There is only now.”    George Balanchine Someone once asked Gunther Gebel-Williams, a legendary circus performer, what advice he had given his son, who was following in his footsteps as an animal trainer. “I told him to be there,” the … Continue reading

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Fly Free

“Discipline yourself and others won’t have to.”     John Wooden “Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.”     Julie Andrews “Make the work interesting and the … Continue reading

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