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We hope you find encouragement and inspiration on our inspirational stories, page 2, to start your day on a positive note. Be motivated by the gems of wisdom found in them!


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found many people who are on the edge of a precipiceWhat Is Your Destiny
In the past few years, I have been involved in many aspects of the both the criminal and social justice systems. And, this involvement has been both in correctional services, as an investigator for social justice issues, and as a leader and counselor in an employee assistance program. In each of these experiences, I have found many people who are on the edge of a precipice and one which could easily see them turn to either a life filled with more severe criminal activity, or a life that sees them constantly looking for someone else to blame for their past and current circumstances, and those who are so stressed from work and ....



I had my goalsAchievement of Goals
For 26 years, I worked for a major corporation in Toronto, Ontario. While I had a wonderful career working with some great people, for the last five years of that career I found myself wanting a change. However, my financial circumstances did not allow me to leave my job. But, I had my goals - to own our own small business, to live in the country, basically to I had my goalschange our lifestyle. But, of course, I faced challenges in achieving these goals. I can't tell you how many times I felt frustrated. I felt like I was going further away from my goals rather than moving towards them.



In the matter of seconds, lives can be irreversibly alteredA Car Accident
Over the years we have had occasion to talked about the frailty of life, the "here today In the matter of seconds, lives can be irreversibly altered and gone tomorrow" potential we all face but it had never been so personally realistic before. And, it wasn't that we haven't had friends, relatives, and colleagues die before, it was now much more personal. In a matter of seconds, lives can be irreversibly altered; death could have easily been the result. Catherine and I were on our way to our nephew's birthday party one rainy Saturday morning driving along what some people call moose alley It was early, few other cars on the ....



The smallest gesture can make a huge impact A Little Bit of Kindness
There are times in our life when we don't take action because we feel the act of kindness The smallest gesture can make a huge impact is too little, that it wouldn't make a difference. However, sometimes the smallest gesture can make a huge impact on someone's life. There are many different ways we can show kindness to others, and it doesn't have to be in a big way. The simplest of things may make the difference. A smile, a door being held open, a handwritten note, a kind word, the list can go on and on. I was recently reading some of Aesop's fables and came across the story of The Lion and The Mouse. While this story has been ....



More Inspirational Stories To Encourage and Inspire


Do Not Limit Yourself - You will find wise words from my Grandmother.

Wisdom in Stories - History can teach us many things and offers much that we can apply.

My Brother-In-Laws Shark - funny but one that is inspiring

The Power You Can Not Buy - Words to inspire

The Making of a Friend - About a friend with whom I found true friendship with

A Dream Now a Reality - A true story to encourage you to set your goals and to persevere in making your dreams a reality.

Do Dreams Count- A message with the subject content focusing on success.

Worry Not Bug - A tale of a rock that reminds us not to worry.

Success Comes To Those Who Persevere - Perseverance is the ability to keep going in spite of obstacles and challenges.

Wings of Wisdom, the first book - My own written narration of being determined, and persistent..

Wings for Goals, a goal in itself- Accomplish more in a year than most people accomplish in a lifetime.

Motivational Photos - An account of how surrounding yourself with positive reminders can have a positive impact.

Marilyns CD Equals Passion - A true account of one persons passion.

How Old Are You - about how old would you be, if.

Nails That Destroy - about people working together and actions that can hurt and destroy

Don't We All Want To - Many times we see other people and think wouldn't that be great to do what they do.

Moms Wisdom - The best knowledge often come from our elders. Their experience can provide you with inspirational advice .

Going To Sleep Did Not Help - A life lesson from Dad

I May Be Lost - The reminder that an absent minded professor gave us


All stories teach us something
"All stories teach us something, and promise us something, whether they're true or invented, legend or fact."
Stewart O'Nan


Mixed Blessings - I'll never forget the day Marilyn came in my office.

Be Realistic- Do goals relate to needs and wants.


Sam's Custom Bookmark - demonstrates no matter what your age you can still set and achieve your goals.

My Mother's Love- never underestimate the power of a mothers love

Did We Fail - Some may consider what we did a failure. Read this and see if you agree with our thoughts.

Much To My Surprise - A small change can make a big difference.

The Best Is Not Always - about teamwork.

Laziness Is Not Patience - What defines patience. Find answers here


We are the hero of our own story.  Mary McCarthy
"We are the hero of our own story."
Mary McCarthy


Less Is Much Better- Let this remind you to have an open, non-judgemental mind to realize that we are all brothers and sisters.

My Memorable Cab Ride- Are you creating your own prison

Use It Or Lose It - Answer this riddle about use it or lose it - what is the it.

A Mother and A Lot More - Motherhood changing with time

Follow Your Own Drummer - Would you compromise your values to move up the ladder.

Beyond The No Fault Friend- Do you find comfort in friends, what about the times when they do things that annoy you

The Beginnings of Teamwork - let this remind you of how a team works.

May Not And Perhaps - In everything you do use positive expressions that feed your mind with thoughts of success.

My Grandfathers Collection - My Grandfather, Alan Beyea, lived into his 90's.

Selling Our Business - A decision not made lightly, but sometimes I believe that fate has a way of making things work out

What Comes First- When thinking about success in life what is first - success or wealth

How Valuable Are You - Let me tell you about two people I worked with

The Poor Me Syndrome - We hope you do not have this syndrome

A Little Bit Every Day- If you are overwhelmed read this

An Obstacle Is Born - If your plans do not work out do you stop?

The Power of Your Words - you have more influence that you realize

Story-telling is a form of communication that has been used for generations. They are a wonderful way to express our thoughts. Reading someone's experiences can make us feel better especially if we are experiencing a similar situation. We all have a story and the ending of our it depends solely on us. And, remember "your life is a story make it a best seller".

We also offer reviews of Inspirational Books which contain our thoughts on books that we have read, many of them tell a story that can help you see situations in a different perspective. To quote Bell Hooks, "Life-transforming ideas have always come to me through books."

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