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Here are some inspiring stories about perseverance.
PERSEVERANCE
NEVER GIVE UP “Kenia Lobo: Window Twelve.” My stomach flipped. “Why do you want to return to the U.S.A?” the consulado asked me. “I need to go back to school and then attend college,” I responded. Staring down at my documents he said, “Your application is on file. This is a long process. There is no guarantee you will be...
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LANCE RISES In November 2008 I lost my job that I had for 10 years. Followed by losing my 401k. Then in May 2010 my mother was diagnosed with terminal cancer. She passed away a month later in June. I also am a black belt in martial arts and run a program here in the town I live in. Then some things happened in martial arts...
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PERSEVERANCE I understand perseverance as the ability to push through. My parents had me at a young age and as a result my Grandmother is the one who mainly raised me. When I was younger, my Granny (as I call her) was diagnosed with colon cancer. She overcame that struggle at the same time she was raising me. I feel that is...
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Where did your values come from?

We've all had people in our lives who have made a positive impact on us. A parent or grandparent, a sibling who was there for us, or maybe even just a guy who shines shoes for a living? Whoever they are, tell us their story so they can inspire us even more.

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PERSEVERANCE QUOTATIONS
20151103 tuesday quote
“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.”

Maya Angelou

20170515 monday quote
“When life gets you down, do you wanna know what you've gotta do? Just keep swimming!”

Dory, Finding Nemo

20151105 thursday quote
“Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers, but to be fearless in facing them.Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain, but for the heart to conquer it.”

Rabindranath Tagore

20151102 monday quote
“Sometimes, carrying on, just carrying on, is the superhuman achievement.”

Albert Camus

20170519 friday quote
“I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.”

Christopher Reeve

20151106 friday quote
“You just can't beat the person who never gives up.”

Babe Ruth

20151104 wednesday quote
“The lotus is the most beautiful flower, whose petals open one by one. But it will only grow in the mud. In order to grow and gain wisdom, first you must have the mud --- the obstacles of life and its suffering. ... The mud speaks of the common ground that humans share, no matter what our stations in life. ... Whether we have it all or we have nothing, we are all faced with the same obstacles: sadness, loss, illness, dying and death. If we are to strive as human beings to gain more wisdom, more kindness and more compassion, we must have the intention to grow as a lotus and open each petal one by one.”

Goldie Hawn

20170516 tuesday quote alternate
“It is my chief duty to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great and noble.”

Helen Keller

20170518 thursday quote
“Kites rise highest against the wind, not with it.”

Sir Winston Churchill

20170517 wednesday quote
“The best way out is always through. ”

Robert Frost

Here are some stories about everyday heroes who show 'perseverance'.
PERSEVERANCE
Kaelyn G Kaelyn was born in May 2004, and for the first week of her life, everything was perfect. That all changed when she was 8 days old. All day, Kaelyn seemed very weak and after not eating anything for nine hours we knew that something was very wrong. We rushed Kaelyn to the ER, and that night changed our lives...
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Barbara S Barbara has been an exceptional educator for over 30 years. She has suffered with a physical handicap since birth and has never let that get in her way to succeed. She is an inspiration to her fellow educators and the thousands of students she has served through out her years of dedicated teaching and service. I...
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Employees of North Arkansas Electric On August 31, 2004, the employees of North Arkansas Electric Cooperative were dealt a painful blow. In an accident involving some of our linemen, three men lost their lives. Three men, who were just doing their jobs, did not get to go home to their families. They did not come back to work with their fellow...
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Where did your values come from?

We've all had people in our lives who have made a positive impact on us. A parent or grandparent, a sibling who was there for us, or maybe even just a guy who shines shoes for a living? Whoever they are, tell us their story so they can inspire us even more.

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ACHIEVEMENT
AMBITION
APPRECIATING NATURE
APPRECIATION
BEING THERE
BELIEVE
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
CARING
CHARACTER
CHARITY
CHEER
CIVILITY
CLASS AND GRACE
COMMITMENT
COMMON GROUND
COMPASSION
COMPLIMENTS
COMPROMISE
CONFIDENCE
CONNECTING
COURAGE
COURTESY
CREATIVITY
DEDICATION
DETERMINATION
DEVOTION
DO THY BEST
DO YOUR PART
DRIVE
EDUCATION
ENCOURAGEMENT
EQUALITY
EXCELLENCE
FAMILY
FITNESS
FORESIGHT
FORGIVENESS
FRIENDSHIP
GENEROSITY
GET ALONG
GIVING BACK
GOOD EXAMPLES
GOOD MANNERS
GRATITUDE
GREAT MUSIC
GRIT
HARD WORK
HEALTH
HELPING OTHERS
HONESTY
HONOR
HOPE
HUMILITY
IMAGINE
INCLUDING OTHERS
INCLUSION
INGENUITY
INNOVATION
INSPIRATION
INTEGRITY
JOY
JUSTICE
KINDNESS
LAUGHTER
LEADERSHIP
LEARNING
LISTENING
LITERACY
LIVE LIFE
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
LOVE
LOYALTY
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
MENTORING
MINDFULNESS
MOTIVATION
OPPORTUNITY
OPTIMISM
OVERCOMING
PARENTING
PASSION
PATIENCE
PEACE
PERSEVERANCE
PERSISTENCE
PIONEERING
PLEASE AND THANK YOU
PRACTICE
PREPARATION
PURPOSE
REACHING OUT
RESILIENCY
RESPECT
RESPONSIBILITY
RIGHT CHOICES
RISING ABOVE
SACRIFICE
SERVICE
SHARING
SMILE
SOUL
SPORTSMANSHIP
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
STEWARDSHIP
STRENGTH
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
TEAM WORK
TRUE BEAUTY
TRUST
UNITY
VISION
VOLUNTEERING
WONDER
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Your Comments
Anderson from Colatina-ES, Brasil APRIL 26, 2012
Em um momento de seu ministério Ludmila Ferber sempre cantava sobre não desistirmos, tudo o que começa termina e enquanto isso lutamos até vencer. In a moment of your ministry Ludmila Ferber always sang about not giving up, everything begins and ends as it fought to win.

John Talbert from Joyce Louisiana DECEMBER 7, 2011
Perseverance is being willing to go through two valleys to reach the top of the mountain. Without the valleys we would never appreciate the mount top.

Jacob from Canada AUGUST 27, 2011
It was all thanks to skateboarding for making me realize how important perseverance is. :')

Maqsood Ahmed Soomro from Sukkur , Pakistan JANUARY 11, 2011
It is perhaps the Best way to Describe your feelings.

Kathryn V from Mingo IA MAY 10, 2010
This is the best way I know to express my feelings!

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