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Saturday, January 2, 2010

Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others

Marcus Tullius Cicero Perfume and sweet-smelling things make you feel happy. And a kind word from a friend is more welcome than life-saving advice. Proverbs 27:9 (ERV) The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with. Eleanor Holmes... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

I hear and I forget, I see and I remember, I do and I understand: Confucius

All of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon - instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today. Dale Carnegie The real contest is always between what you've done and what you're capable of doing. You measure yourself... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, December 28, 2009

Honest hearts produce honest actions ~ Brigham Young

"...look at that word blame. It's just a coincidence that the last two letters spell the word me. But that coincidence is worth thinking about. Other people or unfortunate circumstances may have caused you to feel pain, but only you control whether you allow that pain to go on. If you want those... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Don't make excuses -- make good - Elbert Hubbard

GIVE Don’t forget to give this Christmas. I’m not talking about fancy wrapped gifts to people who already have way to much stuff. I mean to give to someone who really needs something…and that something might not be wrappable. A smile. A helping hand. Words of encouragement. Something truly valuable,... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

You will never win if you never begin - Robert H. Schuller

You and I possess within ourselves, at every moment, under all circumstances, the power to transform the quality of our lives. Werner Erhard Two men look out through the same bars; One sees the mud and one sees the stars. Frederick Langbridge (1849-1923) Take a look at your natural river. What are... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Love the moment, and the energy of that moment will spread beyond

all boundaries - Sister Corita Kent Just Five More Minutes By: Author Unknown While at the park one day, a woman sat down next to a man on a bench near a playground. "That's my son over there," she said, pointing to a little boy in a red sweater who was gliding down the slide. "He's a fine looking... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, November 13, 2009

Imagination decides everything ~ Blaise Pascal

Miracles happen every day and people need to know this…they can look for miracles in their lives. The Good News is—there still is good news in our lives. Mary Ellen What are the good things in your life? Write down all of the life choices or gifts that you are grateful for and want to celebrate... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, November 6, 2009

Your treasure is deep within you:it holds all you need - Hui-Hai

One of your greatest challenges is realizing that the hurdles of Time and Space are simply reflections of imagined hurdles. See no problems. From Mike Dooley's Notes From the Universe - Volume I If the doors of perception were cleansed, everything would appear … as it is, infinite. William Blake All... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, November 5, 2009

If we're growing, we're always going to be out of our comfort zone

John Maxwell Refuse to let your present results influence your thinking. Keep reminding yourself that you have a power within you that is superior to any condition or circumstance you may encounter en route to your goal. Bob Proctor Snowflakes, leaves, humans, plants, raindrops, stars, molecules,... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Man is only miserable so far as he thinks himself so - Jacopo Sannazaro

"Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing from one step of success to another, forming new wishes and seeing them gratified. " ~Samuel Johnson It just seems clear to me that as long as we are all here, it's pretty clear that the struggle is to share the planet,... Sign in to see full entry.

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