November 29th Daily Leadership Message Scriptures and Quotes


Once a farmer found an abandoned eagle’s nest and in it was an egg still warm. He took the egg back to his farm and laid it in the nest of one of his hens. The egg hatched and the baby eagle grew up along with the other chickens. It pecked about the farmyard, scrabbling for grain. It spent its life within the yard and rarely looked up. When it was very old, one day it lifted up its head and saw above it a wonderful sight – an eagle soaring high above in the sky. Looking at it, the old creature sighed and said to itself,

“If only I’d been born an eagle”.

Life is short, and it is up to you to make it sweet.

It was the coldest winter ever. Many animals died because of the cold. The porcupines, realizing the situation, decided to group together to keep warm. This way they covered & protected themselves; but the quills of each one wounded their closest companions. After a while, they decided to distance themselves one from the other and they began to die, alone & frozen. So they had to make a choice: either accept the quills of their companions or disappear from the Earth. Wisely, they decided to go back to being together. They learned to live with the little wounds caused by the close relationship with their companions in order to receive the heat that came from the others. This way they were able to survive.
The best relationship is not the one that brings together perfect people, but when each individual learns to live with the imperfections of others & can admire the other person’s good qualities.
Moral of the short story:
Life is short, and it is up to you to make it sweet.


Daily Scripture

Hebrews 11:1

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen

Ephesians 2:8

For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God,

Romans 12:2

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect

Daily Quotes
“Believe in yourself, trust your gut, surround yourself with resilient people who inspire you to be better and work hard.”
Monique Hicks

“Resilience is merely putting one foot in front of the other to keep moving–in spite of your fears.”
Jennifer Pestikas

“Every choice makes a difference as we get ourselves unstuck and move toward the life we desire. Select your choices wisely.”
Angie Engstrom

Leonardo Del Vecchio
In 1935, most of the world was in the grip of the Great Depression. In Milan, Italy, a child was born to a poor family. The little boy was named Leonardo, perhaps after da Vinci.
By the time Leonardo was five years old, the boy’s father was dead. When he was seven, his mother, unable to care for him anymore, sent him to a local Catholic orphanage.
At fourteen, Leonardo Del Vecchio was apprenticed to a toolmaker. Leonardo developed good basic skills and an interest in fine workmanship. Eventually, he became interested in eyeglasses. Italy had long been a major player in creating fashionable frames for eyeglasses and sunglasses, and Leonardo learned everything he could. He started a small company called Luxottica, but it didn’t stay small. By making the finest-quality frames and through careful positioning in the retail market, Leonardo’s company grew. In time, he was able to acquire famous labels, including Vogue, Ray-Ban, and Oakley. Today, Luxottica also manufactures frames for Chanel, Armani, Tiffany, and many more.
Leonardo Del Vecchio, the orphaned boy raised by nuns, has a net worth of more than $11 billion and controls companies worth more than $20 billion. He never let his poor beginnings stand between him and his goals.