Spreading Good News (Part 268 – Climb The Mountain!)

The goal of Spreading Good News is for readers to:

GET INSPIRED and/or GET MOTIVATED and/or GET INFORMED and/or GET AWE-STRUCK and/or GET A BREAK FROM ALL THE NEGATIVE NEWS and to tell readers about my books!!


THIS WEEK’S REVIEW:  “THE VISION:  Telling Kids That They Can Make the World a Better Place”

Keisha Glenn, Assistant Prosecuting Attorney – Wayne County, Michigan, says, “The Vision is crafted in such a way that it is the perfect tool for young children to learn about the value of education and for African-American children to briefly witness the struggles of their ancestors in obtaining an education.

The worksheets in the book are a wonderful way to get children to recognize, think about, and discuss the opportunities available to them both educationally and socially.  Having the children create goals and sign contracts is a wonderful idea to stimulate enthusiasm and create a sense of accomplishment.

As a juvenile court prosecutor, I saw first-hand how many kids took for granted the opportunities they had to get an education.  I think every classroom and courtroom dealing with young children should make The Vision required reading.”

Read the preview and reviews for THE VISION:  Telling Kids That They Can Make the World a Better Place and order today at http://www.GoodShortBooks.com.


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Climb The Mountain!

What do you do when you’re hit with bad news?

There’s an old saying that can help to guide you:  “It’s not what happens to you; it’s how you choose to deal with it.”  The key word is “choose.”

Typically, your choices will include positive and negative options.  Always choose positive options because they have a better chance of attracting positive outcomes.  (Negative options will most likely attract negative outcomes.)

Life will always be filled with problems and challenges.  Learn to meet them head-on.  Don’t fret; don’t run.  Solve them; conquer them.  Climb the mountain!

You are bigger than any problem or challenge that will ever come your way.

Remember that!

~ Joyce Fields




About Line of Serenity (Joyce Fields)

As a thought leader for today's generation, I choose to be part of the solution and am doing things that positively impact people's lives. In addition to being a happy, married (since 1967!) woman, sister, aunt, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, I have over 40 years' experience in "Corporate America": Stenographer, Secretary, Supervisor, Analyst, Office Manager, Executive Assistant. I am also a professional proofreader and the author of eight books (seven non-fiction; one children's fiction--http://www.GoodShortBooks.com).
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5 Responses to Spreading Good News (Part 268 – Climb The Mountain!)

  1. Kortnie and Konto says:

    Ain’t that the truth!

  2. Lena says:

    Great post. Keisha’s review was excellent. And I like the topic, “Climb the Mountain”. You always have such inspirational messages.

    Here are two of my favorite quotes that speak to your topic so well. I keep them both in my journal.

    “It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe.” ~ Muhammad Ali

    And another favorite one. “Nobody trips over mountains. It is the small pebble that causes you to stumble. Pass all the pebbles in your path and you will find you have crossed the mountain.”

    Congrats on the new book. 🙂

  3. Ava Glenn says:

    Hi Joyce!
    I loved all of the stories! The story of “Water and Rocks” very good example of how to live life.
    The article “Can’t Please Everybody” was funny and true. Might as well please yourself.

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