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TODAY’S STATEMENT OF STRENGTH – Henri Nouwen

Henri Nouwen, what a great thinker he was. Henri Nouwen said, ‘Joy does not simply happen to us, we have to choose joy.’ And here’s what’s interesting, keep choosing it. Every day.

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TODAY’S STATEMENT OF STRENGTH – Phyllis Bottome

So, I’m going to read to you today a statement of strength from Phyllis Bottome. Phyllis said, ‘There are two ways of meeting difficulties: You alter the difficulties or you alter yourself to meet them.’ Now, I think the first response, for most of us, is: I think I’d like to alter the difficulties.

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TODAY’S STATEMENT OF STRENGTH – Brian Tracy

And we’re giving you, again, statements of strength to encourage you during this difficult time. Brian Tracy has a great statement I want share with you. He said, ‘Between you and every goal that you wish to achieve,’ between you and the goal, ‘…is a series of obstacles. And the bigger the goal, the bigger the obstacles.’

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TODAY’S STATEMENT OF STRENGTH – Franklin D Roosevelt

Franklin D. Roosevelt said, ‘The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.’ Now, why did he say that? Well, you see, doubts, when I doubt, when you doubt, it causes us to hesitate.

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TODAY’S STATEMENT OF STRENGTH – Jim Rohn

So, I’m going give you a quote of one of my favorite people, Jim Rohn. Jim said, ‘The difficulties you meet will resolve themselves as you advance.’ Those are the three key words. I’ll say it again.

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TODAY’S STATEMENT OF STRENGTH – Peter Marshall

Peter Marshall said, ‘When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure.’ You see, Peter Marshall knew something about you and me, and that is that we long for better times, easier times.

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TODAY’S STATEMENT OF STRENGTH – Harry S Truman

An optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.’ What was President Harry Truman really saying? Well, he was saying what I’ve been teaching about perspective.How we view things determines how we do things.

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TODAY’S STATEMENT OF STRENGTH – Joyce Meyer

You see, no one ever quit their way to success. That just doesn’t happen. In fact, when I was a very young leader, I was greatly influenced by a mentor who pretty much taught tenacity and making sure you see everything through to the end. And I remember one day, now this is before all the wonderful technical things we have in life now.

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TODAY’S STATEMENT OF STRENGTH – Robert Frost

Here’s a statement of success by Robert Frost. ‘He said, the best way out is always through.’ You know what Mr. Frost was saying? The tendency is that when we’re going through difficulties, we don’t think of through. We think of turning around. We think of taking exits. In fact, we’re looking around and saying, where’s the exit sign?

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