PRINCIPLE BANK

CONNECTING THE EDGES

This principle bank is a collection of principles organized by value/character skill (Corners) to assist you in identifying the specific thoughts (Edges) that you need to adopt to help you grow in that particular area.  While this is an extensive list, feel free to use these as ideas to fuel your own creativity and develop your own principles.  Again, you will select 4 principles for each corner.

 

Click the CORNER WORD to take you to the specific principles.

HARDWORKING

  • Old ways won’t open new doors

  • Don’t just go through it, grow through it

  • How you do anything is how you do everything

  • Change is a process not an event

  • If it’s important, I’ll find a way. If not, I’ll find an excuse

  • Pain is temporary

  • It doesn’t matter what it looks like, it matters what it is

  • Don’t shy away from hard things

  • Trust the process, your time is coming

  • You don’t harvest the fruit the day you plant the seed

  • I am building my own house

  • Excuses only satisfy the one giving them

  • I don’t rise to the occasion, I sink to the level of my training

  • If I want something I’ve never had, I have to do something I’ve never done

  • Excuses will always be there for you. Opportunity won’t

  • Don’t rush things that need time to grow

  • Do what you know you should do even if you don’t feel like it

  • Your goals don’t care how you feel

  • When you’re tired (or frustrated), learn to rest, not quit

  • The man on top of the mountain didn’t fall there

  • Work like it depends on you, pray like it depends on God

  • The only thing you HAVE to do is die and live with yourself until you do. Everything else is a choice

  • Hard thing and the right thing is the same thing

  • I wasn’t born a winner of a loser, I was born a chooser

  • Ask yourself what is really important and then have the courage to build your life around your answer

  • Discipline is choosing between what I want now versus what I want most

 

COMPETITIVE

  • Old ways won’t open new doors

  • How you do anything is how you do everything

  • I will never influence the world by trying to be just like it

  • If it’s important, I’ll find a way. If not, I’ll find an excuse

  • There is no failure, only learning. I either win or learn.

  • When nothing is certain, anything is possible

  • Don’t shy away from hard things

  • Be where your feet are

  • Trust the process, your time is coming

  • You don’t harvest the fruit the day you plant the seed

  • I don’t need to know more, I need to do more with what I already know

  • I am building my own house

  • Progress over perfection

  • Success is a series of milestones, not a destination

  • Do what you can, with what you have, where you are

  • If I want something I’ve never had, I have to do something I’ve never done

  • Excuses will always be there for you. Opportunity won’t

  • WIN – What’s important now

  • Do what you know you should do even if you don’t feel like it

  • Your goals don’t care how you feel

  • When you’re tired (or frustrated), learn to rest, not quit

  • No energy, no excellence

  • Work like it depends on you, pray like it depends on God

  • My dreams are more important than their opinions

  • The only person that can stop me is me

  • Don’t compare your inside to someone else’s outside

  • I had a purpose before anyone had an opinion

  • What other people think of me is none of my business

  • I can’t be my best self by myself

  • The only thing I HAVE to do is die & live with myself until I do. Everything else is a choice

  • I wasn’t born a winner of a loser, I was born a chooser

  • If I want a different result, I have to make a different choice

  • Don’t be afraid to let go of a good thing to chase a great thing

  • Ask yourself what is really important and then have the courage to build your life around your answer

  • Leave it better than you found it

 

OPTIMISTIC

  • Don’t just go through it, grow through it

  • Change is a process not an event

  • There is no failure, only learning. I either win or learn.

  • When nothing is certain, anything is possible

  • If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change

  • You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending

  • Thieves don’t break into empty houses

  • Your present circumstances do not determine where you will end up, merely where you will start

  • Complaining never solved the problem

  • Trust the process, your time is coming

  • All it takes is one person to say yes

  • Progress over perfection

  • Focus on the good

  • Do what you can, with what you have, where you are

  • It’s a new day. Take a deep breath, smile and start again

  • No energy, no excellence

  • Work like it depends on you, pray like it depends on God

  • The only thing you HAVE to do is die and live with yourself until you do. Everything else is a choice

  • If this is the worst thing that ever happens to me, I’ll be ok

  • I wasn’t born a winner of a loser, I was born a chooser

 

FOCUSED

  • I will never influence the world by trying to be just like it

  • If it’s important, I’ll find a way. If not, I’ll find an excuse

  • Not every problem is mine to fix

  • Don’t take criticism from someone you wouldn’t take advice from

  • Don’t let disappointment be the loudest voice

  • Encourage rather than complain

  • Keep walking

  • Complaining never solved the problem

  • Be where your feet are

  • Do your own job, not God’s or someone else’s

  • I don’t need to know more, I need to do more with what I already know

  • Excuses only satisfy the one giving them

  • Focus on the good

  • I don’t rise to the occasion, I sink to the level of my training

  • If I want something I’ve never had, I have to do something I’ve never done

  • Excuses will always be there for you. Opportunity won’t

  • WIN – What’s important now

  • Can’t stop and throw rocks at every dog that barks

  • Do what you know you should do even if you don’t feel like it

  • Don’t compare your inside to someone else’s outside

  • What other people think of me is none of my business

  • I can’t put 10lbs of good things in a 5 lb good sack

  • Let peace be your umpire

  • If I want a different result, I have to make a different choice

  • Don’t be afraid to let go of a good thing to chase a great thing

  • Discipline is choosing between what I want now versus what I want most

 

ACCOUNTABLE

  • Take your own advice

  • Old ways won’t open new doors

  • How you do anything is how you do everything

  • I will never influence the world by trying to be just like it

  • If it’s important, I’ll find a way. If not, I’ll find an excuse

  • Don’t let disappointment be the loudest voice

  • When nothing is certain, anything is possible

  • Stop focusing on what you don’t have and start focusing on what you do have

  • Pain is temporary

  • You can’t go back & change the beginning, but you can start where you are & change the ending

  • Encourage rather than complain

  • Your present circumstances don’t determine where you will end up, merely where you will start

  • Complaining never solved the problem

  • It doesn’t matter what it looks like, it matters what it is

  • Do your own job, not God’s or someone else’s

  • I don’t need to know more, I need to do more with what I already know

  • I am building my own house

  • Excuses only satisfy the one giving them

  • I don’t rise to the occasion, I sink to the level of my training

  • If I want something I’ve never had, I have to do something I’ve never done

  • Excuses will always be there for you. Opportunity won’t

  • Do what you know you should do even if you don’t feel like it

  • Your goals don’t care how you feel

  • When you’re tired (or frustrated), learn to rest, not quit

  • The man on top of the mountain didn’t fall there

  • Knowledge isn’t power, applied knowledge is power

  • The only person that can stop me is me

  • Hate the sin, not the sinner

  • Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a somebody

  • The only thing you HAVE to do is die and live with yourself until you do. Everything else is a choice

  • I wasn’t born a winner of a loser, I was born a chooser

  • If I want a different result, I have to make a different choice

  • If you always tell the truth, you never have to remember what you said

  • Ask yourself what is really important and then have the courage to build your life around your answer

  • Discipline is choosing between what I want now versus what I want most

  • I am not a product of my circumstances, I am a product of my decisions

  • If it is to be, it is up to me

  • Leave it better than you found it

 

COURAGEOUS

  • Old ways won’t open new doors

  • Don’t just go through it, grow through it

  • Change is a process not an event

  • I will never influence the world by trying to be just like it

  • If it’s important, I’ll find a way. If not, I’ll find an excuse

  • There is no failure, only learning. I either win or learn.

  • When nothing is certain, anything is possible

  • If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change

  • You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending

  • Your present circumstances do not determine where you will end up, merely where you will start

  • Don’t shy away from hard things

  • All it takes is one person to say yes

  • I don’t need to know more, I need to do more with what I already know

  • Progress over perfection

  • If I want something I’ve never had, I have to do something I’ve never done

  • It’s a new day. Take a deep breath, smile and start again

  • Excuses will always be there for you. Opportunity won’t

  • You don’t have to see the whole staircase to take the first step

  • WIN – What’s important now

  • Do what you know you should do even if you don’t feel like it

  • Your goals don’t care how you feel

  • My dreams are more important than their opinions

  • The only person that can stop me is me

  • I had a purpose before anyone had an opinion

  • What other people think of me is none of my business

  • Can’t trust God and fear the future

  • Facts over feelings

  • Don’t let my fear of what could happen, make nothing happen

  • I can’t be my best self by myself

  • Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a somebody

  • The only thing you HAVE to do is die and live with yourself until you do. Everything else is a choice

  • I wasn’t born a winner of a loser, I was born a chooser

  • If I want a different result, I have to make a different choice

  • Don’t be afraid to let go of a good thing to chase a great thing

  • Ask yourself what is really important and then have the courage to build your life around your answer

  • You miss 100% of the shots you never take

  • All it takes is 5 seconds of insane courage

  • Discipline is choosing between what I want now versus what I want most

  • I am not a product of my circumstances, I am a product of my decisions

 

RESILIENT

  • Without rain, nothing grows

  • Don’t just go through it, grow through it

  • Change is a process not an event

  • If it’s important, I’ll find a way. If not, I’ll find an excuse

  • There is no failure, only learning. I either win or learn.

  • Don’t take criticism from someone you wouldn’t take advice from

  • Don’t let disappointment be the loudest voice

  • When nothing is certain, anything is possible

  • Stop focusing on what you don’t have and start focusing on what you do have

  • Pain is temporary

  • You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending

  • Encourage rather than complain

  • Your present circumstances do not determine where you will end up, merely where you will start

  • Keep walking

  • It’s a new day. Take a deep breath, smile and start again

  • Excuses will always be there for you. Opportunity won’t

  • When you’re tired (or frustrated), learn to rest, not quit

  • It’s not no, it just not yet

  • My dreams are more important than their opinions

  • The only person that can stop me is me

  • The only thing you HAVE to do is die and live with yourself until you do. Everything else is a choice

  • If this is the worst thing that ever happens to me, I’ll be ok

  • I wasn’t born a winner of a loser, I was born a chooser

 

CONFIDENT

  • Take your own advice

  • I will never influence the world by trying to be just like it

  • Don’t take criticism from someone you wouldn’t take advice from

  • Stop focusing on what you don’t have and start focusing on what you do have

  • You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending

  • Thieves don’t break into empty houses

  • Your present circumstances do not determine where you will end up, merely where you will start

  • It doesn’t matter what it looks like, it matters what it is

  • Be where your feet are

  • Trust the process, your time is coming

  • Do your own job, not God’s or someone else’s

  • I don’t need to know more, I need to do more with what I already know

  • Progress over perfection

  • Do what you can, with what you have, where you are

  • You don’t have to see the whole staircase to take the first step

  • WIN – What’s important now

  • Do what you know you should do even if you don’t feel like it

  • Knowledge isn’t power, applied knowledge is power

  • My dreams are more important than their opinions

  • The only person that can stop me is me

  • Don’t compare your inside to someone else’s outside

  • I had a purpose before anyone had an opinion

  • What other people think of me is none of my business

  • Can’t trust God and fear the future

  • The only thing you HAVE to do is die and live with yourself until you do. Everything else is a choice

  • I wasn’t born a winner of a loser, I was born a chooser

  • Let peace be your umpire

  • Don’t be afraid to let go of a good thing to chase a great thing

  • You miss 100% of the shots you never take

  • All it takes is 5 seconds of insane courage

 

ENTHUSIASTIC

  • I will never influence the world by trying to be just like it

  • There is no failure, only learning. I either win or learn.

  • Don’t let disappointment be the loudest voice

  • When nothing is certain, anything is possible

  • Stop focusing on what you don’t have and start focusing on what you do have

  • Encourage rather than complain

  • Be where your feet are

  • All it takes is one person to say yes

  • I am building my own house

  • Progress over perfection

  • Focus on the good

  • Do what you can, with what you have, where you are

  • Do what you know you should do even if you don’t feel like it

  • No energy, no excellence

  • Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a somebody

  • The only thing you HAVE to do is die and live with yourself until you do. Everything else is a choice

  • I wasn’t born a winner of a loser, I was born a chooser

 

DISCIPLINED

  • Old ways won’t open new doors

  • How you do anything is how you do everything

  • I will never influence the world by trying to be just like it

  • If it’s important, I’ll find a way. If not, I’ll find an excuse

  • Not every problem is mine to fix

  • Don’t take criticism from someone you wouldn’t take advice from

  • Pain is temporary

  • You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending

  • Your present circumstances do not determine where you will end up, merely where you will start

  • Keep walking

  • Complaining never solved the problem

  • It doesn’t matter what it looks like, it matters what it is

  • Don’t shy away from hard things

  • Be where your feet are

  • Trust the process, your time is coming

  • You don’t harvest the fruit the day you plant the seed

  • All it takes is one person to say yes

  • Do your own job, not God’s or someone else’s

  • I don’t need to know more, I need to do more with what I already know

  • I am building my own house

  • Excuses only satisfy the one giving them

  • I don’t rise to the occasion, I sink to the level of my training

  • If I want something I’ve never had, I have to do something I’ve never done

  • Excuses will always be there for you. Opportunity won’t

  • You don’t have to see the whole staircase to take the first step

  • WIN – What’s important now

  • Don’t rush things that need time to grow

  • Can’t stop and throw rocks at every dog that barks

  • Do what you know you should do even if you don’t feel like it

  • Your goals don’t care how you feel

  • When you’re tired (or frustrated), learn to rest, not quit

  • The man on top of the mountain didn’t fall there

  • Work like it depends on you, pray like it depends on God

  • Knowledge isn’t power, applied knowledge is power

  • Facts over feelings

  • The only thing you HAVE to do is die and live with yourself until you do. Everything else is a choice

  • I can’t put 10lbs of good things in a 5 lb good sack

  • I wasn’t born a winner of a loser, I was born a chooser

  • If I want a different result, I have to make a different choice

  • Ask yourself what is really important and then have the courage to build your life around your answer

  • Discipline is choosing between what I want now versus what I want most

  • I am not a product of my circumstances, I am a product of my decisions

  • Leave it better than you found it

 

MOTIVATED

  • Change is a process not an event

  • If it’s important, I’ll find a way. If not, I’ll find an excuse

  • Don’t take criticism from someone you wouldn’t take advice from

  • Don’t let disappointment be the loudest voice

  • Stop focusing on what you don’t have and start focusing on what you do have

  • You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending

  • Thieves don’t break into empty houses

  • Your present circumstances do not determine where you will end up, merely where you will start

  • Keep walking

  • It doesn’t matter what it looks like, it matters what it is

  • Don’t shy away from hard things

  • All it takes is one person to say yes

  • Do your own job, not God’s or someone else’s

  • I don’t need to know more, I need to do more with what I already know

  • I am building my own house

  • Excuses only satisfy the one giving them

  • Progress over perfection

  • Success is a series of milestones, not a destination

  • I don’t rise to the occasion, I sink to the level of my training

  • If I want something I’ve never had, I have to do something I’ve never done

  • Excuses will always be there for you. Opportunity won’t

  • You don’t have to see the whole staircase to take the first step

  • WIN – What’s important now

  • Can’t stop and throw rocks at every dog that barks

  • Do what you know you should do even if you don’t feel like it

  • Your goals don’t care how you feel

  • The man on top of the mountain didn’t fall there

  • Work like it depends on you, pray like it depends on God

  • Knowledge isn’t power, applied knowledge is power

  • My dreams are more important than their opinions

  • I had a purpose before anyone had an opinion

  • What other people think of me is none of my business

  • Don’t let my fear of what could happen, make nothing happen

  • The only thing you HAVE to do is die and live with yourself until you do. Everything else is a choice

  • I wasn’t born a winner of a loser, I was born a chooser

  • Don’t be afraid to let go of a good thing to chase a great thing

  • Ask yourself what is really important and then have the courage to build your life around your answer

  • Discipline is choosing between what I want now versus what I want most

  • I am not a product of my circumstances, I am a product of my decisions

 

CREATIVE

  • Old ways won’t open new doors

  • I will never influence the world by trying to be just like it

  • If it’s important, I’ll find a way. If not, I’ll find an excuse

  • When nothing is certain, anything is possible

  • Stop focusing on what you don’t have and start focusing on what you do have

  • If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change

  • You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending

  • Your present circumstances do not determine where you will end up, merely where you will start

  • It doesn’t matter what it looks like, it matters what it is

  • Don’t shy away from hard things

  • Progress over perfection

  • I don’t rise to the occasion, I sink to the level of my training

  • If I want something I’ve never had, I have to do something I’ve never done

  • Excuses will always be there for you. Opportunity won’t

  • You don’t have to see the whole staircase to take the first step

  • The man on top of the mountain didn’t fall there

  • Don’t compare your inside to someone else’s outside

  • The only thing you HAVE to do is die and live with yourself until you do. Everything else is a choice

  • I wasn’t born a winner of a loser, I was born a chooser

  • If I want a different result, I have to make a different choice

  • Don’t be afraid to let go of a good thing to chase a great thing

  • Ask yourself what is really important and then have the courage to build your life around your answer

  • You miss 100% of the shots you never take

  • I am not a product of my circumstances, I am a product of my decisions

 

WILLING

  • Old ways won’t open new doors

  • Change is a process not an event

  • I will never influence the world by trying to be just like it

  • There is no failure, only learning. I either win or learn.

  • Stop focusing on what you don’t have and start focusing on what you do have

  • Don’t shy away from hard things

  • I don’t need to know more, I need to do more with what I already know

  • I am building my own house

  • Progress over perfection

  • Success is a series of milestones, not a destination

  • I don’t rise to the occasion, I sink to the level of my training

  • If I want something I’ve never had, I have to do something I’ve never done

  • Do what you know you should do even if you don’t feel like it

  • The man on top of the mountain didn’t fall there

  • Knowledge isn’t power, applied knowledge is power

  • The only person that can stop me is me

  • The only thing you HAVE to do is die and live with yourself until you do. Everything else is a choice

  • I wasn’t born a winner of a loser, I was born a chooser

  • If I want a different result, I have to make a different choice

  • Don’t be afraid to let go of a good thing to chase a great thing

  • Ask yourself what is really important and then have the courage to build your life around your answer

  • I am not a product of my circumstances, I am a product of my decisions

 

UNSELFISH

  • Stop focusing on what you don’t have and start focusing on what you do have

  • Pain is temporary

  • If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change

  • Encourage rather than complain

  • You don’t have to see the whole staircase to take the first step

  • WIN – What’s important now

  • Do what you know you should do even if you don’t feel like it

  • Facts over feelings

  • I can’t be my best self by myself

  • Hate the sin, not the sinner

  • Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a somebody

  • Seek first to understand before being understood

  • The only thing you HAVE to do is die and live with yourself until you do. Everything else is a choice

  • Hard thing and the right thing is the same thing

  • I wasn’t born a winner of a loser, I was born a chooser

  • Leave it better than you found it

  • When unsure of what to say or do, ask what love requires of you

 

HONEST

  • How you do anything is how you do everything

  • If it’s important, I’ll find a way. If not, I’ll find an excuse

  • Pain is temporary

  • You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending

  • Your present circumstances do not determine where you will end up, merely where you will start

  • It doesn’t matter what it looks like, it matters what it is

  • I am building my own house

  • Do what you can, with what you have, where you are

  • Excuses will always be there for you. Opportunity won’t

  • WIN – What’s important now

  • Do what you know you should do even if you don’t feel like it

  • My dreams are more important than their opinions

  • I had a purpose before anyone had an opinion

  • The only thing you HAVE to do is die and live with yourself until you do. Everything else is a choice

  • Hard thing and the right thing is the same thing

  • If this is the worst thing that ever happens to me, I’ll be ok

  • I wasn’t born a winner of a loser, I was born a chooser

  • Let peace be your umpire

  • If I want a different result, I have to make a different choice

  • If you always tell the truth, you never have to remember what you said

  • Ask yourself what is really important and then have the courage to build your life around your answer

 

RESPECTFUL

  • I will never influence the world by trying to be just like it

  • Not every problem is mine to fix

  • Stop focusing on what you don’t have and start focusing on what you do have

  • I am building my own house

  • I don’t rise to the occasion, I sink to the level of my training

  • Don’t rush things that need time to grow

  • Do what you know you should do even if you don’t feel like it

  • It’s not no, it just not yet

  • Facts over feelings

  • Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a somebody

  • Seek first to understand before being understood

  • The only thing you HAVE to do is die and live with yourself until you do. Everything else is a choice

  • I wasn’t born a winner of a loser, I was born a chooser

  • Leave it better than you found it

 

THANKFUL

  • When nothing is certain, anything is possible

  • Stop focusing on what you don’t have and start focusing on what you do have

  • If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change

  • Thieves don’t break into empty houses

  • Encourage rather than complain

  • Be where your feet are

  • You don’t harvest the fruit the day you plant the seed

  • Focus on the good

  • Don’t rush things that need time to grow

  • Do what you know you should do even if you don’t feel like it

  • The man on top of the mountain didn’t fall there

  • Don’t compare your inside to someone else’s outside

  • Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a somebody

  • The only thing you HAVE to do is die and live with yourself until you do. Everything else is a choice

  • If this is the worst thing that ever happens to me, I’ll be ok

  • I wasn’t born a winner of a loser, I was born a chooser

 

HUMBLE

  • If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change

  • It doesn’t matter what it looks like, it matters what it is

  • Don’t shy away from hard things

  • Trust the process, your time is coming

  • Do what you know you should do even if you don’t feel like it

  • Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a somebody

  • The only thing you HAVE to do is die and live with yourself until you do. Everything else is a choice

  • I wasn’t born a winner of a loser, I was born a chooser

  • Leave it better than you found it

  • When unsure of what to say or do, ask what love requires of you

 

PATIENT

  • Without rain, nothing grows

  • Don’t just go through it, grow through it

  • Change is a process not an event

  • There is no failure, only learning. I either win or learn.

  • Don’t take criticism from someone you wouldn’t take advice from

  • Don’t let disappointment be the loudest voice

  • When nothing is certain, anything is possible

  • Stop focusing on what you don’t have and start focusing on what you do have

  • Pain is temporary

  • If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change

  • Keep walking

  • Complaining never solved the problem

  • Be where your feet are

  • Trust the process, your time is coming

  • You don’t harvest the fruit the day you plant the seed

  • Do your own job, not God’s or someone else’s

  • Progress over perfection

  • Success is a series of milestones, not a destination

  • Focus on the good

  • Do what you can, with what you have, where you are

  • It’s a new day. Take a deep breath, smile and start again

  • Don’t rush things that need time to grow

  • When you’re tired (or frustrated), learn to rest, not quit

  • The man on top of the mountain didn’t fall there

  • It’s not no, it just not yet

  • The only person that can stop me is me

  • The only thing you HAVE to do is die and live with yourself until you do. Everything else is a choice

  • If this is the worst thing that ever happens to me, I’ll be ok

  • I wasn’t born a winner of a loser, I was born a chooser

  • I am not a product of my circumstances, I am a product of my decisions

  • When unsure of what to say or do, ask what love requires of you

 

FORGIVING

  • Don’t just go through it, grow through it

  • I will never influence the world by trying to be just like it

  • Not every problem is mine to fix

  • Pain is temporary

  • If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change

  • You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending

  • Keep walking

  • Don’t shy away from hard things

  • Focus on the good

  • If I want something I’ve never had, I have to do something I’ve never done

  • You don’t have to see the whole staircase to take the first step

  • WIN – What’s important now

  • Do what you know you should do even if you don’t feel like it

  • Don’t compare your inside to someone else’s outside

  • What other people think of me is none of my business

  • Facts over feelings

  • Don’t let my fear of what could happen, make nothing happen

  • Where there is a void in communication, negativity fills it

  • Hate the sin, not the sinner

  • Seek first to understand before being understood

  • Hard thing and the right thing is the same thing

  • Let peace be your umpire

  • If you always tell the truth, you never have to remember what you said

  • AS the Lord has forgiven you, you must also forgive

  • Forgiveness is a gift you give yourself

  • Unforgiveness is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die

  • Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does change the future

  • When unsure of what to say or do, ask what love requires of you

 

TRUSTWORTHY

  • How you do anything is how you do everything

  • If it’s important, I’ll find a way. If not, I’ll find an excuse

  • It doesn’t matter what it looks like, it matters what it is

  • Do your own job, not God’s or someone else’s

  • I don’t rise to the occasion, I sink to the level of my training

  • Excuses will always be there for you. Opportunity won’t

  • WIN – What’s important now

  • Do what you know you should do even if you don’t feel like it

  • It’s not no, it just not yet

  • Knowledge isn’t power, applied knowledge is power

  • Hate the sin, not the sinner

  • Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a somebody

  • Seek first to understand before being understood

  • The only thing you HAVE to do is die and live with yourself until you do. Everything else is a choice

  • I wasn’t born a winner of a loser, I was born a chooser

  • If you always tell the truth, you never have to remember what you said

 

TRUSTWILLING

  • There is no failure, only learning. I either win or learn.

  • Not every problem is mine to fix

  • It doesn’t matter what it looks like, it matters what it is

  • Don’t shy away from hard things

  • If I want something I’ve never had, I have to do something I’ve never done

  • It’s a new day. Take a deep breath, smile and start again

  • You don’t have to see the whole staircase to take the first step

  • Don’t rush things that need time to grow

  • Do what you know you should do even if you don’t feel like it

  • When you’re tired (or frustrated), learn to rest, not quit

  • The man on top of the mountain didn’t fall there

  • Don’t compare your inside to someone else’s outside

  • Can’t trust God and fear the future

  • Don’t let my fear of what could happen, make nothing happen

  • I can’t be my best self by myself

  • Hate the sin, not the sinner

  • The only thing you HAVE to do is die and live with yourself until you do. Everything else is a choice

  • I wasn’t born a winner of a loser, I was born a chooser

  • You miss 100% of the shots you never take

 

ENCOURAGING

  • I will never influence the world by trying to be just like it

  • Not every problem is mine to fix

  • Stop focusing on what you don’t have and start focusing on what you do have

  • Encourage rather than complain

  • Complaining never solved the problem

  • Be where your feet are

  • Trust the process, your time is coming

  • You don’t harvest the fruit the day you plant the seed

  • Focus on the good

  • Do what you can, with what you have, where you are

  • You don’t have to see the whole staircase to take the first step

  • Don’t rush things that need time to grow

  • No energy, no excellence

  • The man on top of the mountain didn’t fall there

  • Knowledge isn’t power, applied knowledge is power

  • I can’t be my best self by myself

  • Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a somebody

  • The only thing you HAVE to do is die and live with yourself until you do. Everything else is a choice

  • I wasn’t born a winner of a loser, I was born a chooser

  • Leave it better than you found it

 

SOCIALLY AWARE

  • Change is a process not an event

  • I will never influence the world by trying to be just like it

  • Don’t take criticism from someone you wouldn’t take advice from

  • If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change

  • It doesn’t matter what it looks like, it matters what it is

  • Be where your feet are

  • Do your own job, not God’s or someone else’s

  • Excuses only satisfy the one giving them

  • Can’t stop and throw rocks at every dog that barks

  • Knowledge isn’t power, applied knowledge is power

  • Don’t compare your inside to someone else’s outside

  • Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a somebody

  • Seek first to understand before being understood

  • The only thing you HAVE to do is die and live with yourself until you do. Everything else is a choice

  • I wasn’t born a winner of a loser, I was born a chooser

 

CONSISTENT

  • How you do anything is how you do everything

  • I will never influence the world by trying to be just like it

  • If it’s important, I’ll find a way. If not, I’ll find an excuse

  • Don’t take criticism from someone you wouldn’t take advice from

  • Don’t let disappointment be the loudest voice

  • Stop focusing on what you don’t have and start focusing on what you do have

  • Encourage rather than complain

  • Keep walking

  • It doesn’t matter what it looks like, it matters what it is

  • Trust the process, your time is coming

  • You don’t harvest the fruit the day you plant the seed

  • All it takes is one person to say yes

  • I don’t need to know more, I need to do more with what I already know

  • I am building my own house

  • Excuses only satisfy the one giving them

  • Progress over perfection

  • Do what you can, with what you have, where you are

  • I don’t rise to the occasion, I sink to the level of my training

  • Excuses will always be there for you. Opportunity won’t

  • WIN – What’s important now

  • Don’t rush things that need time to grow

  • Can’t stop and throw rocks at every dog that barks

  • Do what you know you should do even if you don’t feel like it

  • When you’re tired (or frustrated), learn to rest, not quit

  • The man on top of the mountain didn’t fall there

  • Knowledge isn’t power, applied knowledge is power

  • My dreams are more important than their opinions

  • Facts over feelings

  • Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a somebody

  • The only thing you HAVE to do is die and live with yourself until you do. Everything else is a choice

  • Hard thing and the right thing is the same thing

  • I wasn’t born a winner of a loser, I was born a chooser

  • Let peace be your umpire

  • If you always tell the truth, you never have to remember what you said

 

EMPATHETIC

  • If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change

  • Encourage rather than complain

  • It doesn’t matter what it looks like, it matters what it is

  • Focus on the good

  • I can’t be my best self by myself

  • Hate the sin, not the sinner

  • Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a somebody

  • Seek first to understand before being understood

  • The only thing you HAVE to do is die and live with yourself until you do. Everything else is a choice

  • I wasn’t born a winner of a loser, I was born a chooser

  • When unsure of what to say or do, ask what love requires of you

 

RISK TAKING

  • Take your own advice

  • Without rain, nothing grows

  • If it’s important, I’ll find a way. If not, I’ll find an excuse

  • There is no failure, only learning. I either win or learn.

  • Don’t let disappointment be the loudest voice

  • When nothing is certain, anything is possible

  • Pain is temporary

  • You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending

  • Your present circumstances do not determine where you will end up, merely where you will start

  • Don’t shy away from hard things

  • You don’t harvest the fruit the day you plant the seed

  • All it takes is one person to say yes

  • I don’t need to know more, I need to do more with what I already know

  • I am building my own house

  • Progress over perfection

  • If I want something I’ve never had, I have to do something I’ve never done

  • Excuses will always be there for you. Opportunity won’t

  • You don’t have to see the whole staircase to take the first step

  • WIN – What’s important now

  • Do what you know you should do even if you don’t feel like it

  • The man on top of the mountain didn’t fall there

  • It’s not no, it just not yet

  • Knowledge isn’t power, applied knowledge is power

  • My dreams are more important than their opinions

  • Don’t let my fear of what could happen, make nothing happen

  • The only thing you HAVE to do is die and live with yourself until you do. Everything else is a choice

  • Hard thing and the right thing is the same thing

  • I wasn’t born a winner of a loser, I was born a chooser

  • Let peace be your umpire

  • If I want a different result, I have to make a different choice

  • Don’t be afraid to let go of a good thing to chase a great thing

  • Ask yourself what is really important and then have the courage to build your life around your answer

  • You miss 100% of the shots you never take

  • All it takes is 5 seconds of insane courage

  • If it is to be, it’ up to me

 

KIND

  • I will never influence the world by trying to be just like it

  • Not every problem is mine to fix

  • Stop focusing on what you don’t have and start focusing on what you do have

  • If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change

  • Encourage rather than complain

  • Be where your feet are

  • Trust the process, your time is coming

  • You don’t harvest the fruit the day you plant the seed

  • Focus on the good

  • Do what you can, with what you have, where you are

  • Do what you know you should do even if you don’t feel like it

  • Don’t compare your inside to someone else’s outside

  • I can’t be my best self by myself

  • Hate the sin, not the sinner

  • Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a somebody

  • Seek first to understand before being understood

  • The only thing you HAVE to do is die and live with yourself until you do. Everything else is a choice

  • I wasn’t born a winner of a loser, I was born a chooser

  • Let peace be your umpire

  • Leave it better than you found it

  • When unsure of what to say or do, ask what love requires of you

 

PERSEVERANCE

  • Without rain, nothing grows

  • Don’t just go through it, grow through it

  • Change is a process not an event

  • There is no failure, only learning. I either win or learn.

  • Don’t let disappointment be the loudest voice

  • When nothing is certain, anything is possible

  • Pain is temporary

  • If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change

  • Keep walking

  • Complaining never solved the problem

  • Don’t shy away from hard things

  • Trust the process, your time is coming

  • You don’t harvest the fruit the day you plant the seed

  • All it takes is one person to say yes

  • Do your own job, not God’s or someone else’s

  • Progress over perfection

  • Success is a series of milestones, not a destination

  • Focus on the good

  • Do what you can, with what you have, where you are

  • I don’t rise to the occasion, I sink to the level of my training

  • It’s a new day. Take a deep breath, smile and start again

  • You don’t have to see the whole staircase to take the first step

  • WIN – What’s important now

  • Don’t rush things that need time to grow

  • When you’re tired (or frustrated), learn to rest, not quit

  • The man on top of the mountain didn’t fall there

  • It’s not no, it just not yet

  • My dreams are more important than their opinions

  • The only person that can stop me is me

  • I had a purpose before anyone had an opinion

  • Facts over feelings

  • The only thing you HAVE to do is die and live with yourself until you do. Everything else is a choice

  • Hard thing and the right thing is the same thing

  • If this is the worst thing that ever happens to me, I’ll be ok

  • I wasn’t born a winner of a loser, I was born a chooser

 

INTEGRITY

  • How you do anything is how you do everything

  • I will never influence the world by trying to be just like it

  • If it’s important, I’ll find a way. If not, I’ll find an excuse

  • Don’t take criticism from someone you wouldn’t take advice from

  • Complaining never solved the problem

  • It doesn’t matter what it looks like, it matters what it is

  • Don’t shy away from hard things

  • Do your own job, not God’s or someone else’s

  • I don’t need to know more, I need to do more with what I already know

  • I am building my own house

  • Excuses only satisfy the one giving them

  • I don’t rise to the occasion, I sink to the level of my training

  • Excuses will always be there for you. Opportunity won’t

  • WIN – What’s important now

  • Do what you know you should do even if you don’t feel like it

  • Your goals don’t care how you feel

  • When you’re tired (or frustrated), learn to rest, not quit

  • Work like it depends on you, pray like it depends on God

  • Knowledge isn’t power, applied knowledge is power

  • My dreams are more important than their opinions

  • The only person that can stop me is me

  • What other people think of me is none of my business

  • The only thing you HAVE to do is die and live with yourself until you do. Everything else is a choice

  • Hard thing and the right thing is the same thing

  • I wasn’t born a winner of a loser, I was born a chooser

  • If I want a different result, I have to make a different choice

  • If you always tell the truth, you never have to remember what you said

  • Ask yourself what is really important and then have the courage to build your life around your answer

  • Discipline is choosing between what I want now versus what I want most

  • I am not a product of my circumstances, I am a product of my decisions

 

FAITH

  • There is no failure, only learning. I either win or learn.

  • Not every problem is mine to fix

  • Don’t let disappointment be the loudest voice

  • When nothing is certain, anything is possible

  • Stop focusing on what you don’t have and start focusing on what you do have

  • Keep walking

  • It doesn’t matter what it looks like, it matters what it is

  • Trust the process, your time is coming

  • Do your own job, not God’s or someone else’s

  • Success is a series of milestones, not a destination

  • Focus on the good

  • It’s a new day. Take a deep breath, smile and start again

  • You don’t have to see the whole staircase to take the first step

  • Don’t rush things that need time to grow

  • Do what you know you should do even if you don’t feel like it

  • Work like it depends on you, pray like it depends on God

  • It’s not no, it just not yet

  • Knowledge isn’t power, applied knowledge is power

  • I had a purpose before anyone had an opinion

  • Can’t trust God and fear the future

  • Facts over feelings

  • Don’t let my fear of what could happen, make nothing happen

  • Hate the sin, not the sinner

  • The only thing you HAVE to do is die and live with yourself until you do. Everything else is a choice

  • I can’t put 10lbs of good things in a 5 lb good sack

  • I wasn’t born a winner of a loser, I was born a chooser

  • Let peace be your umpire

  • Don’t be afraid to let go of a good thing to chase a great thing

  • Ask yourself what is really important and then have the courage to build your life around your answer

  • You miss 100% of the shots you never take

  • All it takes is 5 seconds of insane courage

  • When unsure of what to say or do, ask what love requires of you

 

CALM

  • Don’t take criticism from someone you wouldn’t take advice from

  • Don’t let disappointment be the loudest voice

  • Pain is temporary

  • Thieves don’t break into empty houses

  • Encourage rather than complain

  • Complaining never solved the problem

  • Be where your feet are

  • I am building my own house

  • Progress over perfection

  • Focus on the good

  • Do what you can, with what you have, where you are

  • It’s a new day. Take a deep breath, smile and start again

  • Can’t stop and throw rocks at every dog that barks

  • Do what you know you should do even if you don’t feel like it

  • Your goals don’t care how you feel

  • When you’re tired (or frustrated), learn to rest, not quit

  • What other people think of me is none of my business

  • Facts over feelings

  • Hate the sin, not the sinner

  • Seek first to understand before being understood

  • The only thing you HAVE to do is die and live with yourself until you do. Everything else is a choice

  • If this is the worst thing that ever happens to me, I’ll be ok

  • I wasn’t born a winner of a loser, I was born a chooser

  • Let peace be your umpire

 

AUTHENTIC

  • Take your own advice

  • How you do anything is how you do everything

  • I will never influence the world by trying to be just like it

  • If it’s important, I’ll find a way.  If not, I’ll find an excuse

  • Don't take criticism from someone you wouldn't take advice from

  • You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending

  • Your present circumstances do not determine where you will end up, merely where you will start

  • It doesn’t matter what it looks like, it matters what it is

  • Don’t shy away from hard things

  • All it takes is one person to say yes

  • Do your on job, not God's or someone else's

  • I am building my own house

  • Excuses only satisfy the one giving them

  • Progress over perfection

  • Do what you can, with what you have, where you are

  • Excuses will always be there for you. Opportunity won’t

  • Don’t rush things that need time to grow

  • Do what you know you should do even if you don’t feel like it

  • My dreams are more important than their opinions

  • The only person that can stop me is me

  • Don’t compare your inside to someone else’s outside

  • I had a purpose before anyone had an opinion

  • Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a somebody

  • The only thing you HAVE to do is die and live with yourself until you do. Everything else is a choice

  • I wasn’t born a winner of a loser, I was born a chooser

  • If you always tell the truth, you never have to remember what you said

  • Don’t be afraid to let go of a good thing to chase a great thing 

  • Ask yourself what is really important and then have the courage to build your life around your answer

 

PERSPECTIVE

  • Without rain, nothing grows

  • Don’t just go through it, grow through it

  • Change is a process not an event

  • Not every problem is mine to fix

  • Don’t let disappointment be the loudest voice

  • Stop focusing on what you don’t have and start focusing on what you do have

  • If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change

  • You don’t harvest the fruit the day you plant the seed

  • All it takes is one person to say yes

  • Progress over perfection

  • Success is a series of milestones, not a destination

  • Focus on the good

  • It’s a new day. Take a deep breath, smile and start again

  • WIN – What’s important now

  • The man on top of the mountain didn’t fall there

  • Facts over feelings

  • Seek first to understand before being understood

  • The only thing you HAVE to do is die and live with yourself until you do. Everything else is a choice

  • I can’t put 10lbs of good things in a 5 lb good sack

  • If this is the worst thing that ever happens to me, I’ll be ok

  • I wasn’t born a winner of a loser, I was born a chooser

  • Discipline is choosing between what I want now versus what I want most

  • I am not a product of my circumstances, I am a product of my decisions

 

WISDOM

  • Take your own advice

  • There is no failure, only learning. I either win or learn.

  • Not every problem is mine to fix

  • Don’t take criticism from someone you wouldn’t take advice from

  • Don’t let disappointment be the loudest voice

  • You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending

  • Your present circumstances do not determine where you will end up, merely where you will start

  • Complaining never solved the problem

  • Don’t shy away from hard things

  • You don’t harvest the fruit the day you plant the seed

  • Do your own job, not God’s or someone else’s

  • I don’t need to know more, I need to do more with what I already know

  • I am building my own house

  • Do what you can, with what you have, where you are

  • If I want something I’ve never had, I have to do something I’ve never done

  • WIN – What’s important now

  • Do what you know you should do even if you don’t feel like it

  • Knowledge isn’t power, applied knowledge is power

  • Hate the sin, not the sinner

  • The only thing you HAVE to do is die and live with yourself until you do. Everything else is a choice

  • I can’t put 10lbs of good things in a 5 lb good sack

  • I wasn’t born a winner of a loser, I was born a chooser

  • Let peace be your umpire

  • If I want a different result, I have to make a different choice

  • If you always tell the truth, you never have to remember what you said

  • Don’t be afraid to let go of a good thing to chase a great thing

  • Discipline is choosing between what I want now versus what I want most

 

COMMUNICATION

  • Old ways won’t open new doors

  • I will never influence the world by trying to be just like it

  • If it’s important, I’ll find a way. If not, I’ll find an excuse

  • Encourage rather than complain

  • Complaining never solved the problem

  • It doesn’t matter what it looks like, it matters what it is

  • Don’t shy away from hard things

  • Focus on the good

  • Excuses will always be there for you. Opportunity won’t

  • Can’t stop and throw rocks at every dog that barks

  • Do what you know you should do even if you don’t feel like it

  • Your goals don’t care how you feel

  • No energy, no excellence