Monthly Archives: October 2014

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Give

“You will get all you want in life, if you help enough other people get what they want.” - Zig Ziglar This is so simple yet so profound. If I want to go on a big hunting trip this fall I need to train more horses so I can afford to do it. Or if [...]

By |2014-10-30T09:39:05-06:00October 31st, 2014|Prosperity|1 Comment

Should He?

“Every time you ride you are training or un-training.” - Various people. I love to tell the story of 4-H kids who come for lessons and before the lesson they are outside letting their horse eat grass. After we are done riding we usually practice showmanship. Many times during this practice a horse will put [...]

By |2018-12-17T14:02:27-06:00October 29th, 2014|Horses|1 Comment

Dream Big Dreams

I am a lucky man. I have a great wife and children and I hang out with really cool people. Here is one example of how a great friend of mine thinks. Who you associate with elevates you. Dream Big Dreams By Doug Stewart December, 2002 Can you imagine being on the moon, Or can’t [...]

By |2014-10-16T09:37:12-06:00October 20th, 2014|Life|4 Comments

People Are Not Failure

“Remember that failure is an event, not a person.” - Zig Ziglar This is really what started me thinking about personal development and life in general. It is crazy how people, myself especially, get down and stay down when things go wrong. I have learned from so many people that failures are just learning moments that [...]

By |2018-12-17T14:02:27-06:00October 17th, 2014|Prosperity|0 Comments

Steady Head Starts Lower

I hear a lot of people talking about collection and balance. I was talking with a friend tonight and discussing a horse and his balance. I like to think of balance as all four feet carrying equal amounts of weight. If front or back feet are carrying more weight it should be the back. Some [...]

By |2018-12-17T14:02:27-06:00October 15th, 2014|Horses|0 Comments

The Company You Keep

“The more you know who you are, and what you want, the less you let things upset you.” ― Stephanie Perkins I saw this and it really got me thinking about why some people are happy and why some are not. How closely related are being happy and knowing what you want from life? I am [...]

By |2018-12-17T14:02:27-06:00October 13th, 2014|Life|2 Comments

Causes

“To seek "causes" of poverty in this way is to enter an intellectual dead end because poverty has no causes. Only prosperity has causes.” ― Jane Jacobs People either decide life is circumstance or it is cause and effect. I prefer the latter. If we have no say then i's circumstance, but if we have [...]

By |2014-10-10T08:35:17-06:00October 10th, 2014|Prosperity|0 Comments

Go Slow to Go Fast

One of the best pieces of advice I ever got was from a horse master. He told me to go slow to go fast. I think that applies to everything in life. We live as though there aren't enough hours in the day but if we do each thing calmly and carefully we will get [...]

By |2014-10-08T09:02:34-06:00October 8th, 2014|Horses|1 Comment

Courage to Live It

“If you care about something you have to protect it – If you’re lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it.” ― John Irving The last part of this quote is interesting, “The courage to live it.” Think about being courageous to live the [...]

By |2014-10-06T08:55:42-06:00October 6th, 2014|Life|1 Comment

Why Try?

“A man must make of his life a ladder that he never ceases to climb - if you're not rising, you are slipping down the rungs, my friend.” ― John Shirley “If you’re not winning you’re losing” Ricky Bobby! Someone will always be there to pass you up and take your spot if you are [...]

By |2018-12-17T14:02:27-06:00October 3rd, 2014|Prosperity|1 Comment