A Good Character Index

Quotes and Notes # 294, August 25

the gardener wishes to please.

the gardener wishes to please.

“The best index to a person’s character is how he treats people who can’t do him any good and how he treats people who can’t fight back.”—Abigail Van Buren—

The people who bring you food in a restaurant cannot fight back. Their jobs require them to remain passive.

Many people of special needs also need kindness and attention.

I’m sure that if you are reading my writing, you are probably of good character. The Dear Abby quote has just been hanging around in my mind and I like it—so there it is.

Share a tip with the waitress
Share a smile with your gardener
Everything is going to be all right.
John P. Schulz—“Sweetie Drives on Chemo Days.”

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Practice Makes Perfect

Quotes and Notes #163, April 16

“Just as we develop our physical muscles through overcoming opposition—such as lifting weights—we develop our character muscles by overcoming challenges and adversity.”—Stephen Covey—

Practice and exercise will develop character muscles.–The same goes with optimism and humor, these qualities may be greatly enhanced through practice and exercise.The idea is to keep moving forward with a good attitude.

A little over two years ago, due to a life giving operation, I could only communicate by using pen and paper or with hand signals. Yesterday, I spoke in a radio interview about “Sweetie Drives on Chemo Days.” I felt new strength permeate my body as the self-doubts and fears disappeared. You can only imagine how good that felt. Practice makes perfect.

Share a smile

Everything is going to be all right.

John P. Schulz “Sweetie Drives on Chemo Days.”

My wife, Dekie, and Randy Davis helped with the confidence infusion.

My wife, Dekie, and Randy Davis helped with the confidence infusion.

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