When the road looks rough, keep going, ’cause:
“Though you may hear me holler, and you may see me cry– I’ll be dogged, sweet baby, if you gonna see me die.” – Langston Hughes
“The greatest oak was once a little nut who held its ground.” – Source Unknown
“Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other.” – Walter Elliot
“The difference between the difficult and the impossible is that the impossible takes a little longer time.” – Lady Aberdeen Read More Encouragements
Did you know, in the late 1800s, the average American worked 12-hour days and seven-day weeks? The highest paid workers in 1880 averaged $2.35 a day. Children as young as 5 or 6 toiled in mills, factories and mines across the country, earning a fraction of the adults’ pay. Here’s How a Deadly Railroad Strike led to Labor Day, a time to celebrate those who get the work done.
Succeed and Soar!
Special Days This Week
Sunday, September 5: International Day of Charity
Established by United Nations in 2012, International Day of Charity encourages global philanthropy and volunteering. Goal: bonding between peoples and communities across social and economic borders. A day when everyone can become a hero.
Thursday, September 9: International Sudoku Day
In 1892, the French newspaper “La Siècle” printed a game like Sudoku that required mathematical skills. Today’s version requires logic. [Aha! That’s why I can’t win!]
Friday, September 10: World Suicide Prevention Day
Allow tomorrow another chance.
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