Saturday, February 6, 2010

Words to live by

There have been times in my life when I have been so afraid of failure, or injury, or some other negative outcome that hasn't yet happened — and probably won't — that I have decided against participation in an event. And then I was left to wonder what could have been, if only I had trusted in myself more.

Retired hockey superstar Wayne Gretzky didn't become known as "The Great One" by not taking chances.

"You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take."

— Wayne Gretzky


  1. I can`t believe you ever missed any chances, because I "know" you as a brave and courageous woman!:-) The anxious and coward Kerstin!

  2. Thank you so much, Kerstin! And I don't believe that you're a coward. Anxious maybe, but who isn't at times?!!! :-)

  3. Wayne Gretzky has a way with words!

  4. Nicely done! Just what I needed to ponder today.

  5. Esther: Yes, he's almost as good with words as he was with the puck.

    Lee: Thanks. And it's nice to see you here again!