Tag Archives: Choices

Living With Second Choices

(Monday I was privileged to speak in chapel at Florida College. Today’s blog post is an edited version of that talk.)

In 1959 Walt Disney began looking for land to build a second resort to complement his California park. And he wanted enough land to control the development around his next park.

It wasn’t until 1963 that Disney flew over the Orlando area and finally decided on this location. The process of acquiring the land and building the park took 9 years. Disney died in 1966 before The Magic Kingdom opened in 1971. Continue reading


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Your Greatest Power


“The greatest power a person possesses is his power to choose,” wrote Psychologist and author, Dr. J. Martin Kohe

“Destiny is not a matter of chance,” observed William Jennings Bryant, “it is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.” Paul J. Meyer was right when he wrote, “You are the sum of all your choices.” The poet Robert Frost expressed the power and impact of choice in his famous poem, “The Road Not Taken.” Continue reading


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