a window of opportunity appears, donít pull down the shade. Opportunity often
comes disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat. Every right
implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation, every possession, a
duty. Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is
dressed in overalls and looks like work.-Thomas Edison
Sometimes opportunities float right past our nose. When we
stick to what is
good, what is true, what is honest and what is real; when we work hard, apply
ourselves, and be ready, we can grab with confidence when opportunity comes.
However, sometimes we might be missing opportunities because we have been too
quick to ask HOW instead of WHY. When we want something we never have, we have
to do something we have never done. A pessimist sees the difficulty in every
opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
The measure of a man is the way he
bears up under misfortune.
have learned that the game of life is a lot like football. We have to tackle our
problems, block our fears, and score our points when we get the opportunity.
Every day is a new opportunity. We can build on yesterday's success or put its
failures behind and start over again. That's the way life is, with a new game
every day. Life is a gift, and it offers
us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by
becoming more, better.
I'm most proud and grateful of the blessings that God has bestowed upon me, in
my life. He has given me the vision to truly see that we can be at a lowest
point but we can rise; that we can fall down and can still get back up, learn
from our mistakes and have the opportunity to strengthen and improve our lives
for the better. I am very grateful.
By Tim Pedrosa
day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday's success
or put its failures behind and start over again. That's the way
life is, with a new game every day, and that's the way baseball