• "You can judge a man's principles by how many enemies he makes through his honesty."

    Grant
  • "It is a fortunate man who has love he will never forget and never wish to."

    Grant
  • Every picture tells a story. The trick is not judging the book by its cover. My story is still being written. But memories. So many to write about. Grateful.

  • Parents! I am not a poster child for fitness regimes nor lifestyle BUT I believe that schools need to be the nexus of health for our kids and future generations. No excuses, no exceptions, and total parental support. Attitudes have changed since JFK challenged the US, but they haven’t changed towards better. Lethargy, indifference and helicopter parenting contribute to excuse after excuse as to why US kids aren’t in majority fit, healthy and active. Time to get off our butts and see what’s possible. Am I realistic enough to already hear the screams of parents against this challenge, or see the line of lawyers rubbing their hands in anticipation of numbers is lawsuits? Sure. But that should have us up in arms when we attack the premise and promise of healthier children and a healthier country. I’m supporting this film because I believe in “life, liberty, health, and the pursuit of happiness.” Shouldn’t you? Cheers

  • "Everyone should be grateful that their legs are exactly the right length to reach the ground."

    Grant
  • "They may not feel the same, but the pain of defeat teaches as much as the pain from achievement."

    Grant
  • "Tempus fugit but memoriae aligerum."

    (Time flies, but memories have wings.")

    :-)

    Grant
  • "Passion can be driven by previous experiences or the abundance of inexperience."

    Grant
  • "What it takes, is what you have."

    Grant
  • Very honored to know and have some amazing women in my life as wonderful friends, colleagues and partners. Although we cannot all change the world everyday… Ladies… you are certainly changing mine. Cheers. #InternationalWomensDay

  • "There are more valuable outcomes without compromising values."

    Grant
  • "Being and appearing grateful is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others."

    Cicero
  • "Do not give up when down nor feel down when up."

    Grant
  • Working out hurts… yet progress happens. I still get out of breath, take a few minutes post workout to recover, and struggle to keep up with the 20 somethings in my class.. but… I am besting myself every time I go. I am stronger. Lifting more, doing more and living more because of it. Nike may have coined the term “Just Do it”, but that pales in comparison to; “I’m doing it” and “I just did it”.

  • "Have no mean hours, but be grateful for every hour, and accept what it brings. The reality will make any sincere record respectable. No day will have been wholly misspent, if one sincere, thoughtful page has been written."

    Henry David Thoreau
  • "Take care of yourself and be caring with others. Nurture a sense of gratitude, and be grateful for a sense of humor. Be sure to thank your parents and mentors for all they’ve given you, but give love to your future children and mentees freely without any expectation of thanks in return. Look for ways to let your light shine, but don’t be afraid occasionally to be in the dark. Strive to make your behavior above reproach, but be careful not to cast judgment on others whose behavior may reflect a different form of reality. The more you give, the richer you will become. Let your life be enhanced by the company you keep."

    Dana Reeve 1961-2006
  • "I slouch on the shoulders of others."

    Grant
  • "Those who thrive are not those most able to adapt, rather those most *willing* to adapt."

    Grant
  • "Few lessons are learned through lethargy."

    Grant
  • "The road of life offers many crossroads of experience, but only one dead end."

    Grant
  • I woke up with a ‘Grantism’ knocking around in my head about the lethargy of feeling comfortable in your comfort zone, and the need to actually be the *least* comfortable there. While doing my normal plagiarism check, I found a blog article that summed it up so much better than my 10 words of ‘wisdom’. Read on and enjoy this excerpt, that sums up my waking thoughts: “Growth and Success is often uncomfortable, and full of unknowns. In order to grow and become successful we have to be willing to step out of our comfort zone. We must be willing to start new relationships, establish new contacts, learn new skills, create new experience and expose our vulnerabilities. What you want will be achieved by stepping bravely in to unchartered waters. You will get closer to your goals step by step by exposing yourself to environments that will test you physically and mentally. You will gain courage, strength, empowerment and feelings of happiness from overcoming the challenges and obstacles you face outside of your comfort zone. You can either be uncomfortable in your comfort zone dealing with the desire to be more, wanting more and regretting never trying or giving your best. Or you can be uncomfortable as you grow, learn, gain experiences, live life and overcome challenges as you work your way to success and happiness. You may be scared, you may be unsure, you may feel unprepared. GO FOR IT ANYWAY !!” ~ lukemotivates.blogspot.com July 2014

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