Tucson AZ Home Loan Info

head_left_image

Discouraged A Little? You'll Want to Meet My Friend Sandy Morgan!

Sandy Morgan: Mike in Tucson, AZ mortgage lender

~ Sandy Morgan, having the time of her life! ~

Mike Jones & Sandy Morgan: Mike in Tucson, AZ mortgage lenderSuccess in any endeavor comes when discouragement is pushed aside in favor of moving forward.

All of us get discouraged from time to time.  I know I do.  Meet someone who has a real excuse, and who never uses it!

Overcoming Cerebral Palsy

Sandy Morgan, more than any individual I've ever met in person, is the embodiment of courage. Sandy was born with cerebral palsy.  ...and it doesn't stop her. 

Author Sandy Morgan's "I Am" Statement

"I am Viking strong and Virgo tough, and these ol' eyes have seen enough

To know

  • I am, from a severe disability, a diamond encrusted in coal, possessor of an incredible mind
  • I am a mover and shaker, because of muscles that spasm and jerk, and because I'm an activist
  • I am from the lion's den ~ a radical, sit-in-a-governor's-office activist, Rosa Parks in a wheelchair
  • I am from a heart of independence ~ an owner of a business"

Dance of Victory, by Sandy Morgan - available on Amazon.comSandy's "I am" statement is included in full in the beginning of her first book.  You can read more in Sandy's book Dance of Victory, available on Amazon. 

Click the photo link to the left and buy the book.  It will be the best $12.95 you ever invested in yourself.

This photo of Sandy and me sits on my fly-tying desk in my home office. We all need a diversion, and mine isn't sky-diving.  :)

 

My Takeaway

Whenever I'm tempted to complain about something ~ the Real Estate industry, Real Estate values, my loan pipeline, or a particularly difficult client or anxious agent ~ I look at Sandy smiling at the camera, and get an attitude adjustment!

Thanks, Sandy!

 

_____________________

I'm Mike in Tucson, your preferred Tucson Arizona Mortgage Lender

NMLS #223495

SUNSTREET MORTGAGE LLC ~ Correspondent Mortgage Bank
Offices in Mesa, Tucson, Sierra Vista & Nogales

Comment balloon 33 commentsMike Jones • September 14 2011 02:46PM
Discouraged A Little? You'll Want to Meet My Friend Sandy Morgan!
share
~ Sandy Morgan having the time of her life! ~ Success in any endeavor comes when discouragement is pushed aside in favor of moving forward. All of us get discouraged from time to time. I know I do. Meet someone who has a… more
Magical September Sunset in Tucson, AZ
share
~ Monsoon Sunset, Tucson, AZ ~ This may be the last week for our monsoons that sweep across the desert each summer. I don't know why, but the most spectacular sunsets often occur during the month of September, as the monsoon season… more
"The Heavens Declare the Glory of God" Israel's King David,…
share
~ Tucson Sunset ~ Have you traveled to other countries? Seen the commonplace through the eyes of another culture? That's what I like about David's Psalms in the Old Testament. Reading what he wrote, I get to see the world through his… more
Low Interest Rates Aren't The Fuel To Drive Real Estate Purchases
share
The ActiveRain Real Estate Network isn't the place for political grandstanding, in my humble opinion. The fact is that we have to earn our daily bread based on 'What Is, ' not 'What I'd Like It To Be. ' That said, it's been awhile since I was… more
Living with Wildlife In The Neighborhood: Wile E. Coyote
share
~ Looking for a meal ~ Not many mammals are as adaptable to their environment as the Coyote. You'll find it from Panama in Central America all the way north to Alaska. Central Park in New York City boasts a population. Our… more
Arizona Wildlife: Sunday Afternoon Nap
share
~ Sunday Afternoon Nap at the Jones's ~ Nice, inviting backyard photo, right? Look carefully at the center of the photo. We have a visitor! This yearling Mule Deer found a nice, shady spot. She stayed there for the better part of… more
The Art of FriendSHIP Through ActiveRain
share
"A ship in a harbor is safe, but that's not what ships were built for. " This quote by J. Shedd is as true for friendSHIP as it was in the author's context. Mike in Tucson FriendSHIP To be successful, people rely on social… more
Living with Wildlife In The Neighborhood: Desert Bighorn Sheep
share
~ Desert Bighorn Rams near Lake Mead, NV: "Me boss. You not. " ~ ~ "Okay. Now that we've got that settled… " ~ NEVER be without your camera! You never know what you'll see. A week ago, I was in… more
Banks Seek Relief From Unwanted Deposits! It's A World Turned Upside…
share
Too much money "Deposits are flooding into the biggest U. S. banks as customers seek shelter from Europe ’s debt crisis and falling stock prices. That forces lenders to raise capital for a growing balance sheet and saddles them with… more
ActiveRain University Webinar Training Calendar
share
It's time for this old dog to learn some new tricks. .. or at least brush up on some that I haven't used for awhile! Mike in Tucson ActiveRain University offers a wide variety of on-line real estate and social media training sessions for real… more