Blog #1 – why?

This is my second blog. I don’t know why or how long I will blog. I have decided to do it again. Perhaps no one will read my blog, perhaps that is not a bad thing.

Today I read about John Wooden. He was a captivating speaker and this excerpt from one of his speeches struck me.

” You cannot be truly successful without peace of mind, that only comes from knowing you made the effort to become the best that you are capable of becoming. You and only you will know whether you have done that. You can fool others. But you cannot fool yourself.

We must not become too concerned about the things over which we have no control, but we must make every effort to utilize to the best of our ability the things over which we have control.

Everyone is different. There will always be others who are bigger or stronger, or quicker, or better jumpers, or better in some other areas, but there are other qualities in which you can be second to none.

Among these are: your dedication to the development of your own potential. ”

About dfolstad58

I live in the South Okanagan. BC. I enjoy reading, exercise, toastmasters. spending time with my son, my daughter, & her husband , and my patient wife. I try to respond personally to every comment on my blog, and in this way I hope to get to know my readers a little bit and and am able to thank readers for their encouragement on what they liked and suggestions on what they would like to see me try in order to improve.
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3 Responses to Blog #1 – why?

  1. Ah, a Toastmaster!


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