Success is mostly failure

Think a minute…A successful man said: “Success is mostly about failing.” What we don’t know about the world’s most successful people is the many times they failed before they finally succeeded.

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The juggler

Think a minute…There was a young man who moved from his home in Italy to live in America. He studied juggling and soon became famous all over the world.

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Passion brings prosperity

Think a minute…There’s a best-selling book entitled, Do What You Love And The Money Will Follow. It explains that if you’re passionate and good at your job, then you will be happy and successful at your job.

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What’s good enough?

Think a minute…Is your voice good enough to sing a solo on T.V. or radio? If you’re like me, you’ll stick to singing in the shower only! So what are you good at? And compared to whom? If golf is your sport and you can beat your buddies in a round, how good are you compared to Tiger Woods, Ernie Els, or Veejay Singh?

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Temper your temper

Think a minute…There’s a story about a little boy who had a bad temper. His father gave him a bag of nails and told him that every time he got angry and lost his temper, he must hammer a nail into the fence.

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They’ll feast at your funeral

Think a minute…When you decide to do something, whose opinion do you think and care about the most?

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All new

Think a minute…This is a true story about a boy named Philip. Philip was nine- years-old in a class of eight-year-olds. The kids in his class were not kind to Philip.

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No greater love

Think a minute…A four-year-old girl was terribly injured in a car accident. In fact, she was losing so much blood that she was going to die unless the doctors quickly found a person with her same rare blood type who was willing to give her their blood.

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What’s good enough?

Think a minute…Is your voice good enough to sing a solo on T.V. or radio? If you’re like me, you’ll stick to singing in the shower only!

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“A Great Woman”

Think a minute…There was a young married couple who really struggled to make enough money just to live on. One day the husband took all their money and bought a small service station.

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Valid Passport

Think a minute…Some time ago I took a trip to another country. When I arrived at the airport there was a long line of people waiting to check in for our flight. But I was not worried since I already had my ticket with a confirmed seat on the plane.

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Big boys do cry

Think a minute…A four-year-old boy had an elderly neighbor who had recently lost his wife of many years.

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Muzzle your muscle

Think a minute…What is the strongest muscle in our body? Would you believe it is one of our smallest muscles?

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Fugitives found

Think a minute…This fugitive was sure he had found the perfect place to run and hide from the law: a tiny island in the vast Pacific Ocean.

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A happy wife and life (Part 2)

Think a minute…Remember men: “If your wife is happy, you are happy.” A happy wife can make a happy life. Yesterday we talked about two important ways to succeed in making our wife happy.

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A happy wife and life

Think a minute…There’s an old saying: “If mama ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy.” If you want to be happy in your marriage, simply learn what makes your wife happy.

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Fear of success

Think a minute…A successful man said: “Half of life’s mistakes come from hitting the brakes too soon after you start moving.” Sadly, many of us make that same mistake that damages or even destroys our success.

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Fooled by fear

Think a minute…This is an amazing true story about a criminal known as Black Bart. He brought fear to people for more than seven years in America’s Wild West.

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Two days to never worry about

Think a minute…Did you know there are 2 days you never need to worry about? The first day is yesterday. It’s simply impossible to change the past. Yesterday is gone…forever. There is nothing any of us can do to bring it back, especially by worrying about it.

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Do the right thing

Think a minute…Of all the jobs in news and journalism, being a war correspondent is the most dangerous. Some reporters are captured as prisoners, some escape, and some die.

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Editorial

Aid, contradictions and conflicts of interest

Think about this for a minute. Without aid and hand outs from all corners of the world, where will Samoa be today? What are we to do when aid stops?

Letters to the Editor

Thank you so much, Japan!

Dear Editor, Domo arigatou gozaimasu I live in the Tanoaleia/Vaivaseuta area and water quality used to be a big problem. A 25 micron fibre filter will clog with sediment and sludge with ‘clean’ water running, in one week.

Street Talk

Ruta, 45

What changes in the police ministry are needed?

The Police Commissioner, Fuiavailili Egon Keil has finally returned to work following a long suspension and an appearance in court. Now that he’s resumed his position, Sina Filifilia Sevaaetasi hit the streets of Apia asking the question “Is there a need to have changes in the police force?”

Columns

Head of State addresses American Samoa

We thank God for this beautiful day whereupon we have come to celebrate a historic moment in remembrance and prayer.

Between the Lines

BETWEEN THE LINES

The righteous thing The Ministry of Revenue is not the most popular of government Ministries right now. That’s for sure.

Sunday Reading

Myths and Legends of the Ancient World

The fire burnt low in the hearth but the servant women made no move to add fuel to it.

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