I firmly believe that how people live, how they think, and how they act and react to life's situations can be positively influenced.
I hope that this website can provide that - that it will challenge your thinking, it will
help you grow, develop, succeed, and smile!
Byron, my husband, and I self-published my motivational books -
Wings of Wisdom, Wings for Goals, and Wings for Work,
a costly venture, I might add! : )
I started writing the books and building the website in 1997 to share inspirational words of wisdom.
My first website in 1998 was a free site, and in March 1999 Byron and I registered the domain wow4u.com. Wow4u.com has been growing steadily every
Maintaining the website and writing of the books started out as a hobby, a hobby I might add that I loved doing.
Over the years I have collected thousands of motivational and inspirational quotes. I found
quotes truly are words of wisdom and have motivated and inspired me over the years. They can start your day on a positive note.
I previously worked for a large corporation for 26 years, living in Saint John, NB, in Dartmouth, NS and in Mississauga, Ontario. In 2003
we relocated to New Brunswick, Canada.
This website, was
once a dream. A dream that turned into a goal, and a goal that turned into a
are now viewing the results! And, yes, it had many challenges. But, my
love of the work, perseverance and determination allowed me to keep moving
forward, even when the results were financially not rewarding.
I hope you enjoy the site. My goal will be achieved
if this site and our story inspire you to turn your dreams into goals!
Catherine Pulsifer Quotes
"Photos can capture our memories in print, but our memories are always with us in our minds. So as you start this day make positive memories to store away."
"Time and balance the two most difficult things to have control over, yet they are both the things that we do control."
You are accountable for your actions, your decisions, your life; no one else is, but you."
"Don't regret another birthday, the good news is that you are alive and can celebrate it."
"Never forget I love you, words can't express the feelings in my heart. Meeting you, loving you, is a miracle in my life. You're everything to me."
I Love You Quotes
"To overcome failure, you need to concentrate and focus your energy
on your goal."
"The great thing about helping and giving is that you get back
twofold what you give. You get appreciation, recognition, a kind smile
of gratitude or simply the sense that you helped in just one little way."
"You were created for a reason. Discover your passion,
believe in yourself, and live your life with a purpose that
contributes to the overall good."
Words of Encouragement
"Embrace this New Year with the enthusiasm of a child, with the optimism filled with hope, and motivation to achieve all that you wish for."
New Year Quotes
"The money we invest in ourselves to further increase our
knowledge is truly an investment in our future."
"Dads are amazing people. They can turn problems into opportunities and ordinary days into memories that stay with us a lifetime."
"With a powerful desire, with a strong determination,
and with a commitment to yourself, you can find ways to achieve your goals, and overcome challenges."
"Being your Aunt is a pleasure especially to you my Niece. You have made a positive difference in my life."
Sis your kindness and your love have always been appreciated in my life. Thanks for being you. Many more birthdays are wished for you.
Happy Birthday Sister
"When people focus on stopping the change rather than being open and trying to understand the change they are missing opportunities. In every change there is a positive effect."
"Focus not on who to blame but focus on the solution."
"What do you have a passion for? What has made you want to jump out of bed?"
"Sometimes our actions are much more meaningful than words.
A hug can sometimes express more than our words will ever express."
Actions Speak Louder Than Words Quotes
"Cherish and appreciate your friends and family. They have helped you get where you
May you have miles of smiles in the coming year. We wish only the best for you today and throughout the coming year.
Happy Birthday Wishes
"Quotations have made a positive difference in my life, in some cases they
have changed the way I think about a situation."
Thoughts and Stories by Catherine
How Long Does A Storm Last
I sat on our swing watching the clouds move in. I was thinking about some of the challenges in our life right now. The dark clouds looked like some of the ....
People in our Lives
I sat reflecting on the past year when my friend Charley came into the room. Charley took one look at my face and she could tell I was off in another world.
Do not waste your days. Be one of those people who accomplish more in a week than others do in a year!
Start your day ....
To Make Rainbows You Need
For as long as I can remember, my aunt had stained glass hanging in her window. She had pieces from all over the world, each one hand crafted by a stained glass artist. Remember, to make rainbows you need sun and rain.
She had small ones and larger ones, all created by ....
Faced With Adversity
Who hasn't faced adversity in their life? We all have stories about facing adversity in our lives. The difference is what we did to overcome it.
We all have two choices....
Love What You Do
If you love what you do, then it is no longer work. The money you earn is secondary when you love your work. Money can never buy happiness, or peace of mind.
Those who continue to work at a job they hate for the ....
Popular Poems by Catherine Pulsifer
Poet: Catherine Pulsifer, © 2007
Our entire life is made up of choices,
What we decide, the action we take,
the attitude we display
All represent the steps of life.
Read the rest of Life Steps on Motivational Poems
Poet: Catherine Pulsifer ©2017
If you quit today you will never win
Don't be discouraged try again
Don't let your obstacles bring you down
Stand firm, persist and hold your ground.
Read the rest of Stand Firm on Encouraging Poems
Believing in You
Poet: Catherine Pulsifer, ©1997
Never stop believing in yourself.
When others doubt, don't you.
Do what you love to do,
No one knows better than you.
Read the rest of Believing in You on Graduation Poems