Do or do not... there is no try.
A master can tell you what he expects of you. A teacher, though, awakens your own expectations.
You will know that forgiveness has begun when you recall those who hurt you and feel the power to wish them well.
Lewis B. Smedes
Only as high as I reach can I grow, only as far as I seek can I go, only as deep as I look can I see, only as much as I dream can I be.
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
The first thing I'm going to try to do is bond with them a little bit and try to get them to see me as a friend and not as a clinical, cold physician,
Americans have a fixed budget for giving, and if they give to this, it's not available to give to some other charity. If this group wants to tell people that they're not going to get 90 percent of what the fundraiser takes in, if they want to be up front with people, then I have no problem with it.
Some of God's greatest gifts are unanswered prayers.