Monthly Archives: April 2016

P = Patient / Patience / Persistence

“Have patience.  All things are difficult before they become easy.”   Saadi “Patience is not the ability to wait, but the ability to keep a good attitude while waiting.”    Author Unknown “Rome was not built in a day.”   John Clarke “Step … Continue reading

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O = Open / Obstacles / Optimism

“Man is most uniquely human when he turns obstacles into opportunities.”  Eric Hoffer “Every path hath a puddle.”  John Ray  “What’s the use of worrying? It never was worthwhile, So, pack up your troubles in your kit-bag And smile, smile, … Continue reading

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N = Numb / Neighbors

“To create organs for neighborly help and initiative, to meet face to face for personal assessment and vivid discussion, to take part in communal celebrations, not in vast anonymous masses, but in a circle of identifiable faces and persons, all … Continue reading

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M = Mindset / Move / Miracles

“The mind is the soul’s eye.”  Vauvenargues  “That greatest miracle of all, the human being.”  Marya Mannes “Miracles are instantaneous; they cannot be summoned but come of themselves, usually at unlikely moments and to those who least expect them.”  Katherine … Continue reading

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L = Life

“Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.”   Samuel Butler  “All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.”  Havelock Ellis “Life is a … Continue reading

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K = Kindness and Knowledge

“Shall we make a new rule of life from tonight: always to try to be a little kinder than is necessary.”   J.M. Barrie “Whoever is kind to His creatures, God is kind to him.”  Muhammad “It is not a question … Continue reading

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J = Jitters / Judgement / Journey

“Isn’t it sad when you get hurt so much, you can finally say “I’m used to it.”  Author Unknown  “I’m a lightweight Easy to fall, Easy to break With every move my Whole world shakes Keep me from falling apart.” … Continue reading

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I – Injury / Illness

  “Injury taught me I need to learn how to face challenges.”  Shawn Johnson “Be not afraid of moving slowly.  Be afraid of standing still.”  Author Unknown     My husband’s eyes rolled back into his head and when he … Continue reading

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H = Health

“Health is not valued until Sickness comes.”    Thomas Fuller “Health is better than wealth.”  John Ray “Health… is the first and greatest of all blessings.”  Lord Chesterfield   According to WebMD, “Any time an internal body part pushes into an … Continue reading

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G = Grief / Guilt / Glad

“Oh to be a stone!  To feel no grief!”   Euripides “The feeling that one may be guilty of wrongdoing can be heightened when the questionable act is followed by adversity.  Conversely, it may be minimized by the successful execution of … Continue reading

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