Category: work hard

No need to suffer from physical labor

August 7, 2017 | 14 comments

Kathy and I were scheduled to help our daughter and her husband build a retaining wall in their back yard. The wall would be around 40’ long and 32” tall and require over 200 pavers that weighed 68 pounds each.

Avoid the fantasies and earn your reward

October 10, 2016 | 9 comments

“A hard worker has plenty of food, but a person who chases fantasies ends up in poverty.” NLT “Anyone who tills the land will have plenty of bread, but one who follows worthless pursuits will have plenty of poverty.” NRSV

Rise to Your Potential

April 1, 2014 | 5 comments

“Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody else expects of you. Never excuse yourself. Never pity yourself. Be a hard master to yourself—and be lenient to everybody else.” ~ Henry Ward Beecher

Work hard

September 20, 2011 | No comments yet

Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing. ~ Theodore Roosevelt