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You were created to fly. Your full potential is waiting. Life with all its excitement is ready to be seized. It is time to give up your small ambitions.

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One day the father of a wealthy family took his son on a trip to the country to show him how poor people live.

They spent a couple of days and nights on the farm of a very poor family.

After returning home, the father asked his son, “How was the trip?”

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A group of frogs were hopping contentedly through the woods, chasing after flies. Suddenly, two of them slipped into a deep hole, hidden by loose grass and weeds.

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The Gardener held a delicate cocoon in the palm of his hand.

“What’s that?” The young boy asked.

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Once upon a time there was a leafy tree in a field. Leaves grew densely on the tall branches. The roots were deeply into the ground. The tree was the most remarkable among the rest.

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Some folks ride the train of life,
Looking out the rear,
Watching miles of life roll by,
And marking every year.

They sit in sad remembrance,
Of wasted days gone by,
And think the best is what once was,
And hang their heads and cry.

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Did you know that an eagle knows when a storm is approaching long before it breaks?

The eagle will fly to some high spot and wait for the winds to come. When the storm hits, it sets its wings so that the wind will pick it up and lift it above the storm. While the storm rages below, the eagle

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One day a young man was standing in the middle of town proclaiming that he had the most beautiful heart in the whole world. A large crowd gathered and they all admired his heart for it was perfect.

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christmas_tree.jpgA Christmas Legend

Winter was coming, and the birds had flown far to the south, where the air was warm and they could find berries to eat. Yet one little bird sat alone. It had broken its wing and could not fly to warmer weather with the others.

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climber.gifA son and his father were walking in the crisp clean air of the Swiss Alps.

In rugged terrain, the son slips and falls – letting out a shout of pain:
“AAAhhhhhhhhhhh!!!”

To his surprise, he hears a voice repeating, somewhere in the mountain.
“AAAhhhhhhhhhhh!!!”

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Bald Eagles enjoy one of the longest life-spans among birds. They can live more than 50 years. But in order to survive that long, they have to make a critical decision.

In time, their claws weaken and it is hard for them to catch prey.
Their beaks grow long and curved almost touching their chest.
Their wings become heavy due

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alamo.jpgCommitment can be costly. Yet there are times when there is no cost that is too high, there is no line we will not cross to accomplish that which we truly believe in.

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They have been married for a long time. As usual they have their ups and downs. One day they had a big fight over his long working hours and things are falling apart. He was disappointed and she was angry.

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Even the greatest and most powerful have weak moments. At such times, they may need a push before they stretch their wings and fly.

Golden and bald eagles are among the largest and most powerful birds in the world. Eagles are symbols of strength, bravery and courage — and proud independence. But their independence must be learned.

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Do not become weary in doing good.

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Prepare the ground, plant a small bamboo seed, water it, and fertilize it for a whole year, and… except for a tiny sprout…

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We live in a world of limitations. Limits protect us from very real dangers. But when those limitations are based on a lie, they become chains that prevent us from becoming all that we could be.

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Contemplating life, a wise teacher gazed at a beautiful garden.

As he breathed in the wonderful fragrances and beheld the beauty of the garden, he saw a butterfly flitting from flower to flower. It spent a few seconds on the edge of a rose, then a daisy, and then a sunflower. The garden was a rainbow of fragrance and color,

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Jean François Gravelet, “The Great Charles Blondin”, was a famous French tightrope walker and acrobat.
Blondin’s greatest fame came in 1859 when he attempted to become the first person to cross the rushing and roaring waters of Niagara Falls on a tightrope.

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Washed up on the beach, stranded, with no means of getting back to the sea, except by tide or accident.

A wise man walked along a beach, and saw a gracefully dancing human figure. As he approached the figure, he discovered a child, who was not dancing at all, but bending and reaching down to sift through the debris and

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“If God had intended that man should fly,
he would have given him wings.”

– George W. Melville, Chief engineer of the U.S. Navy (c. 1900)
For thousands of years human flight was but a dream — the very definition of the impossible. But two young men set the impossible as their goal and forever changed the world.

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In Valladolid, Spain stands a monument to the great explorer Christopher Columbus. Its most interesting feature is the statue of a lion destroying one of three Latin words – three words that had been part of Spain’s motto for centuries.

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Of the many Olympic events, to win the Marathon is one of the most prestigious. Yet in the 1968 Olympic Marathon, it is not the winner, the one who finished first, who is most remembered, but the runner who finished last.

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Doctors and scientists said it was impossible!
Man could not run a mile in less than 4 minutes!
He would die in the foolish attempt.
It was an Impossible Dream.

Our bone structure was wrong.
Wind resistance was too great.
We had inadequate lung power.
Our heart could not take the strain.

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Her goal was the California coastline –a 34 km swim from Catalina Island. It was no more distant than the width of the English Channel, a goal she had already conquered as the first woman to swim it from both directions. Although she was a seasoned long-distance swimmer with incredible stamina, she trained arduously to prepare herself to achieve her

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In working around the flaws, some of the world’s greatest masterpieces were created.

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We all admire perfection, and are disillusioned when things dont measure up. Often quick to reject that which is flawed, we dont realize that, in working in spite of the flaws, some of the world’s most perfect masterpieces have been created.

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Paderewski_poster.gif“We are such stuff as dreams are made on” 
– William Shakespeare

Wishing to encourage her son’s dreams on the piano, a common story says a mother brought her son to hear the great Paderewski. Bored, the little boy left his seat and wandered away.

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