Explore the value of Strength
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Here are some inspiring stories about strength.
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CHANGE FOR THE BETTER I never had the perfect childhood, and me being just 14, I am still considered a child. I've learned to accept the changes in life. To wake up everyday and thank god for giving me life. As I sit here I try to figure out the things that have made me become me- my family,my friends, and of course my choices. I'm...
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LIFE Well, my life. I really give a lot of thanks to this website; it's helped me a lot. I have had a crazy life. My mom has gone through many divorces and I never really saw my dad. I lost so much. I've been hurt. In the 6th grade I had a good group of friends. I was a cheerleader and participated in all these clubs....
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FIFTH GRADE TORTURE Sami Hills 1B Ms. A Fifth grade torture Here I am starting another gruesome year of school; it’s like being a cow walking into the slaughter house. Even better now is the fact that it’s high school, the years that everyone remembers throughout their entire adulthood. I walk into my first...
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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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STRENGTH QUOTATIONS
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“Make up your mind that no matter what comes your way, no matter how difficult, no matter how unfair, you will do more than simply survive. You will thrive in spite of it.”

Joel Osteen

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“You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.”

Bob Marley

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“Pray not for easy lives, pray to be stronger men.”

John F. Kennedy

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“Real strength is not just a condition of one's muscle, but a tenderness in one's spirit.”

McCallister Dodds

20160907 wednesday quote
“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.”

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

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“Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.”

William Ellery Channing

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“Tough times never last, but tough people do.”

Robert H. Schuller

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“Storms make trees take deeper roots.”

Dolly Parton

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“Life has many ways of testing a person's will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen all at once.”

Paulo Coelho

20160909 friday quote
“Ask not for an easy life...ask for the strength to face the elements, to weather the storms; to be the might for the right and the weak, to be the voice for those who cannot speak, to see one's dreams to fruition with dignity, integrity, and grace.”

Giac Nguyen

Here are some stories about everyday heroes who show 'strength'.
STRENGTH
A P My grandfather has survived every ill that life has thrown at him. They are too numerous to name them all, but recently, he survived an emergency surgery that doctors said he never possibly could. For this, and many other reasons, my grandfather is my hero.
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Ramona R My mom is my hero. She was very poor growing up had to quit school in the 8th grade to work to help support her family. She met my dad whose family was not fond of her because of her social status. They went on to marry and had four kids. My father worked two and three jobs most of his life until he made a...
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John C John is a shinning light in my life and the lives of others. I see him every day interact with special people in our department. Specifically John works with Jason, one of the other employees in our office. Jason is a very special young ambitious person and John has taken him under his wing to mentor him and...
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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
AMBRO from Woodland Hills, CA SEPTEMBER 17, 2013
To address Linda G. in El Paso directly, Mija, and everyone else, check out Nick Vujicic for a tutorial in not being beaten down - ever. You can fail but you don't have to be defeated - ever. Check Nick on Google

Linda Guzman from el paso, tx SEPTEMBER 15, 2013
Strength, to me boils down to not letting any obstacles defeat you..we must get right back up n shake it off asap. Life is beautiful!!! Only ourselves can make us happy!! Gotta stay strong & positive in spite of it all...keep on trucking people!!!! ;)

George Little from Clifton VA DECEMBER 15, 2012
Strength must be coupled with compassion.

justin bieber from canada OCTOBER 15, 2012
Cool.

Austin Bray from Murray, Ky FEBRUARY 28, 2012
"A weak man is not as happy as the same man would be if he were strong." -Mark Rippetoe

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