“I can’t change the direction of the wind but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” – Jimmy Dean
The old sailing ships were able to adjust their sails in order to move in one direction regardless of which way the wind was blowing.
You can’t control the random circumstances and obstacles that come your way, but you can adapt and/or adjust your plans in order to stay on track and achieve your goals.
“A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.” – George Bernard Shaw
You can make mistakes only if you try to do something. Trying means living, striving to reach a destination or a goal. It’s better to try and make a mistake than never try, because you’re almost assured never to succeed.
“If you rearrange the letters in Depression, You’ll Get ‘I pressed on.’ Meaning your current Situation is NOT your final Destination!
A positive word of encouragement can help change anyone’s Destination. – Darren Hardy
“A word of encouragement during a failure is worth more than an hour of praise after success.” – Unknown
When you encourage someone, you give them the confidence or courage to do something. Example; When you encourage your little brother to play harder by yelling his name from the sidelines of the soccer field, your giving him the courage to believe in himself. “Great Job, you can do it! it the ball into deep right field.” The word encourage comes from the Old French word encoragier, meaning “make strong, hearten.” – vocabulary.com
“I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” – Jimmy Dean