Tuesday, May 04, 2010

Today's Contemplation

May 4th, 2010, 10.25am

TODAY'S CONTEMPLATION


No one ever attains very eminent success by simply doing what is required of him; it is the amount and excellence of what is over and above the required that determines the greatness of ultimate distinction.

-- Charles Kendall Adams

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Celebrate what you've accomplished, but raise the bar a little higher each time you succeed.

-- Mia Hamm

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Mia Hamm was spot-on! Today, I will celebrate an achievement of a lifetime. Tomorrow I will raise the bar a little higher.

There are a numbers of days I like to remember:

28th Oct. is my birthday.

21st. March was the day I celebrated with my family at Genting Highland - my son and daughter-in-law were crowned.

14th Jan. was the day I achieved my first milestone in life - my biggest pay check I had ever received.

4th May, today, is the day I will forever remember as a day in my life - a day I celebrate an achievement of a lifetime; and

23rd May 2010 is my eldest son's wedding! I will officially be a Father-in-law!

Tomorrow onwards, I will raise the bar a little higher.

I am confident that all those hardwork, sacrifices and collective efforts will transform our lives.

My good partner, Dr Punitha wrote: "As for me, I'm just waiting to move mountains. ... and I'm going to start packing my bags."

Ya, we're going to start packing our bags for a long journey across the continents.

We'll be!!! Let's just be patient for a little while. Things will take its place. Time is the essence. Patience and perseverance is our virtue. It's a matter of days, I reckon!


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7 comments:

Anonymous said...

Man are born Greedy and in Greed that kill Man. One after another collapse to ground dies of sickness, diseases, emational breakups and self-inflicted deaths.

We are proud with our achievements, but inner self we are poor of touch love kindness and humbleness.

Man simply cheating themselves never ends.

Now, do I need to go Sibu again and cheat more....?

Anonymous said...

Man are born Greedy and in Greed that kill Man. One after another collapse to ground dies of sickness, diseases, emational breakups and self-inflicted deaths.

We are proud with our achievements, but inner self we are poor of touch love kindness and humbleness.

Man simply cheating themselves never ends.

Now, do I need to go Sibu again and cheat more....?

Apai Saloi said...

Mav, I've been the follower of your blog for more than 5 years I guess and I never miss a day visiting it. Your blog today maybe works for but never works for me. I've been working for more than 15 years but yet to achieve anything big. Become a slave to my job, earning paycheck to paycheck. Seldom go for holiday with my family because I can't afford it. Even if I do, don't have time because of my job. For example, I've applied for my annual leave (8 days) for the next coming school holiday but it has been denied by my boss because of the current job burden. I was not happy. It really has demoralized me since last week. Giving my boss more than a month of my intention to take leave (submitting leave application), to me is very fair to the company. I pity my children. They were so excited before. After I informed them that our holiday will be canceled, they are no mood to talk to me. They are not happy. The fact that I already paid and committed myself financially doesnt bother my boss and he doesnt care. The money that I've paid will be "burnt". Hangus. Liow!! Sorry Mav, need somebody to express my feeling.

william yeoh said...

the mountain are ready to be move by u guys, but before it happen, we need to be really patience and perseverance. Mountain is not easy to be move after all..but nothing is impossible..great journey ahead that all of you guys will be embark on...

Maverick SM said...

Apai Saloi,

Call me and I'll get you a better job.

William,

You had being with me over the past many months and you're right, we need to be patient and keep going forward.

Apai Saloi said...

Mav, thanks for your offer. I need to pass. Malulah bcos I was one of your student. Furthermore, I'm in Kuching.

Thanks again.

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