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Perhaps one has to be very old before one learns to be amused rather than shocked.
-- Pearl S. Buck


Monday, September 1, 2003

Effort pays

Effort does not cost you. Effort pays. The time and energy you invest in effort are never wasted. Sincere, focused effort always brings something of value.

Sometimes the value you create from your efforts may not be exactly what you were expecting. Sometimes your efforts may not pay off immediately or in an obvious way. Yet positive, productive effort never goes unrewarded. Effort creates value, effort teaches, trains, brings growth and increased strength.

Is there something you’ve avoided because of the effort involved? By avoiding effort, you’re passing up some of the best things that life has to offer.

Go ahead, make the effort. And enjoy the rewards that will surely come.

— Ralph Marston

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