Shirley Gekler Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
THE SUSTAINED EFFORT NECESSARY TO INDUCE FAITH
The Eighth Step toward Riches
PERSISTENCE IS AN ESSENTIAL FACTOR in the procedure of
transmuting DESIRE into its monetary equivalent. The basis of
persistence is the POWER OF WILL.
Henry Ford has been generaly misunderstood to be ruthless and
cold-blooded. This misconception grew out of Ford's habit of
following through in all of his plans with PERSISTENCE.
The majority of people are ready to throw their aims and purposes
over-board, and give up at the first sign of opposition or mis-
fortune. A few carry on DESPITE all opposition, until they attain
their goal. These few are the Fords, Carnegies, Rockefellers, and
There may be no heroic connotation to the word "persistence," but
the quality is to the character of man what carbon is to steel.
Thanks to Michael and Linda Dlouhy for providing this platform for
all of us to learn and grow into the people that we were meant to be.
Love to all,