17 Life Lessons

17 Life Lessons Learned from Failure

“Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.”  — Henry Ford I am a failure. In the truest sense of the word. I have failed repeatedly. And I’ll continue to fail. But as much as failure hurts. As much as it makes us want to scream in terror or run for our lives, it’s the source …

What Is The Key To Success?

What Is The Key To Success In Life?

“Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.” — Calvin Coolidge Our world is filled with distractions. They offer a ceaseless …

What Is Faith?

What Is Faith?

“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” — Hellen Keller I opened my eyes to see a crowd had formed around me. They had encircled me, peering down. I was so confused. What had happened? I was 16-years old, living on Long Island and I was on my way to my …