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You must be careful how you walk and where you go, for there are those following you who will set th
Tuesday, January 20, 2009      1 comments

You must be careful how you walk and where you go, for there are those following you who will set their feet where yours are set. - Robert E. Lee, Civil War General I don't think my actions have a great deal of impact, but I am much more min... Read more
You never understand a person until you consider things from his point of view.
Sunday, January 18, 2009      2 comments

You never understand a person until you consider things from his point of view. - Harper Lee, writer I've met a lot of people who have trouble realizing that other people have a different point of view. It's never a surprise to me that peopl... Read more
If you chase two rabbits, both will escape.
Saturday, January 17, 2009      0 comments

If you chase two rabbits, both will escape. - Unknown Author Most of my goals are so long term that I can approach many of them by keeping on the same path. I try to keep things consolidated so I'm not going in too many directions. When my g... Read more
Celebrate we will, because life is short but sweet for certain.
Friday, January 16, 2009      1 comments

Celebrate we will, because life is short but sweet for certain. - Dave Matthews Band So much of the time I hear about setting goals, making plans, getting organized and looking ahead. I haven't heard much about celebrating lately. I need to ... Read more
Patience is the key to paradise.
Thursday, January 15, 2009      0 comments

Patience is the key to paradise. - Turkish proverb That's silly -- it implies the door to paradise is locked. Paradise is freely available to all of us. Paradise is just wanting what you have while you have it. It's difficult, but not compli... Read more
Know your limits...but never stop trying to exceed them.
Wednesday, January 14, 2009      1 comments

Know your limits...but never stop trying to exceed them. - Anonymous It's taken me a long time to get to know myself and my limits. After living an out of control life for so long, I had to step back and take stock of myself. Now that I've ... Read more
Self-love is the only weight-loss aid that really works in the long run.
Tuesday, January 13, 2009      1 comments

Self-love is the only weight-loss aid that really works in the long run. - Jenny Craig, diet guru I'm really uncomfortable with the idea of self-love. It reminds me too much of self-indulgence, selfishness and egotism. I'd really like ... Read more
Energy creates energy. It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich.
Monday, January 12, 2009      3 comments

Energy creates energy. It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich. - Sarah Bernhardt, actress There was a long period in my life when I had no energy to share. I was really in a dark, lonely place. Now that I'm doing better, I tak... Read more
To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, and to be given a chance to create, ar
Sunday, January 11, 2009      1 comments

To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, and to be given a chance to create, are the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy - Bette Davis, actress I like my job, but it's not the fulfilment of a dream. W... Read more
I have always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I have to be more specific.
Saturday, January 10, 2009      0 comments

I have always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I have to be more specific. - Lily Tomlin, actress Silly quote. I've never had that vague sense of wanting to "be" someone or something different. I'm just me. When I achieve a goal, ... Read more
It's bizarre that the produce manager is more important to my children's health than the pediatric
Friday, January 09, 2009      0 comments

It's bizarre that the produce manager is more important to my children's health than the pediatrician. - Meryl Streep, actress It's NOT bizarre. Doesn't it make sense that nutrition is more valuable than pills and exercise is more val... Read more
You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and d
Thursday, January 08, 2009      1 comments

You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth. - Shira Tehrani I promised myself that I would be more mindful and productive this year, but I got completely off track yesterday.... Read more
It's never too late--in fiction or in life--to revise
Wednesday, January 07, 2009      0 comments

It's never too late--in fiction or in life--to revise - Nancy Thayer, author I can't agree entirely with this quote. Once something is done, it is done. I've heard people retelling their stories, changing their involvement, emphasizing... Read more
Know the true value of time; snatch, seize and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness...never put off
Tuesday, January 06, 2009      0 comments

Know the true value of time; snatch, seize and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness...never put off till tomorrow what you can do today. - Lord Chesterfield But idleness isn't wasting time, if you do it mindfully. What is meditation, but... Read more
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fire to warm it.
Monday, January 05, 2009      0 comments

If the world seems cold to you, kindle fire to warm it. - Lucy Larcom, hymnist I've long understood that I have to give friendship to recieve it, but it has taken me a long time to get to the position where I can give it. After all I've b... Read more

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