Grateful for the God-given gift of determination

Disney University interior hall
Yesterday at lunch, fairly random photo at Disney University. i take solace knowing Walt Disney was a determined fella. So was Jesus.


Told our Son (15) the other day when we were talking about talent, i reminded him that i don’t believe i have talent, i believe that i have determination. Determination to do what i say i’m gonna do. In the end, talent cannot trump determination; not in the long run.

i go through cycles where i can’t comprehend what’s happening and other times i just write without thinking too much about the frequency and duration.

But when i do hone in on the reality of the frequency and duration, it absolutely boggles my mind.

Five daily, differently-themed blogs – was determined to do it 100 consecutive days beginning April Fools Day 2009.

Somehow the determination to see how many days in a row, without missing a single day, has morphed into nearly seven years worth.




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Is jeff noel An Egotistical Jerkasaurus?

Nothing greater or more important than being a great parent (or relative if we have no kids)

Some Mid Life Celebration blog readers get it (and stay) and some don’t (and leave). It was the same for Jesus too. But no matter. Boomers, if we let what other people think stop us from doing what’s on our faithful heart, no great and important things would ever get done.

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The Crazy Wicked Cool Thing About Being The Internet’s Only Five A Day Blogger Is How Humbly It Began

Sometimes we just need to put our head down and plough through life's stormy weather

The Internet’s Only Five-A-Day Blogger, jeff noel would also like everyone to know this too, the harder you work, the luckier you get. Boomers, if jeff has to explain this one to you, you better start paddling.

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The Effort Required To Live In Our World Without Wisdom Seems Disproportionate To The Effort Required To Gain Wisdom

jeff noel is perfectly imperfect (just like everyone else)

The effort required to live in our world without wisdom seems disproportionate to the effort required to gain wisdom. The effort to gain wisdom is indeed, significant. Yet the effort to live without wisdom seems so overwhelming that we would never allow it to happen.

But, indeed, we do. Sad.

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