"The family is one of nature's masterpieces."
George Santayana Beauty |
"Not only has there been a change in the nature of ageing,
there have also been huge
changes in family life over the past 50 or so years.
These too impact on the grandmothering role, and challenge
the stereotypes of older women."
Doreen Rosenthal, New Age Nanas Being a Grandmother in the 21st Century
"Let J.O.Y. be your family's motto: Jesus, Others, Yourself"
Mark J Musser, The Christ-Centered Home Joy |
"My family provided me with the proper information and inspiration for me to overcome the challenge of blindness."
David DeNotaris Challenge |
"Special people in our life sometimes can become our family,
it doesn't mean they have to be blood related, it means appreciating those
who care and love you."
B. B. Butler Appreciation |
"Similarly, a family splintered by feuding will fall apart."
Mark 3:25 (NLT) Failure |
Faith "... I will show thee my faith by my works." James 2:18
Family "... And all thy children shall be taught of the Lord." Isaiah 54:13
Friends "... that a man lay down his life for his friends." John 15:13
"It's amazing how 'What can I do to help?' said honestly and openly
can bring you closer to your family."
Deborah Williams, Linda A. Johnson, How To Talk To Your Kids and Grandkids
"We can only control our reactions to events in our lives and that is
hard enough. So do not place any unneeded pressure on yourself
or your family trying to compete with or compare to other people."
James Perdue, Persevere Past your Paralysis
". . . though our family life was simple, I wasn't aware that we were poor. Maybe we didn't have many possessions, but we never went hungry, were cold, or lacked love."
Yanni, Yanni in Words Love |
"While you may have many other responsibilities in life like your family, work, school
or relationships, you should also learn to relax and play."
Christopher Michaels, Think Positive Relax |
"I now see that serving the entire family (holistic services)
and building community are some of the very things that create the kind
of environment that allows youth to avoid risks, get an education,
and prepare for jobs and college."
Mario Morino, Leap of Reason Knowledge |
"Family and close friends who are supportive of you should
be integrated into your schedule regularly, to nourish and nurture
your overall wellbeing."
Ace McCloud, Leadership: Team Building: Success: The Time To Be Great Is Now!
"We all play our own part in how our family functions."
Darrin Wiggins, How To Set Goals
"Knowing the fact that death is inevitable, and the time of death
is not dependent on age, so why not talk about
this at least in order to prepare your family, and for yourself,
to interpret it not as a loss, but rather as the acquisition of life."
Sunday Adelaja, How To Overcome The Fear Of Death
"One of the greatest ways to lead your family is to be
vulnerable enough to show your emotion. This doesn't mean you
need to be out of control, but it does require you to be authentic."
Jerrad Lopes, Step Up: 10 Practical Ways To Lead Your Family Toward Jesus
Being Yourself Quotes |
"The U.S. culture has changed and continues to change in a sense
of respect to the senior citizens that have provided for their families
and worked throughout their lives, and are inevitably deserving to
have the rest of their lives relaxed and have that peace of mind that
an older one deserves."
Corey Johnston, Free Stuff for Seniors
"You can always choose to be generous with your time.
Yes, we all have responsibilities to family and work. But if we were to be honest, it is quite possible that we waste
a lot of time that could be used to help others."
Jose Figueroa, What Do You Mean is Not My Money?
"There are some good things about jobs. They provide a pretty decent
level of stability and consistency that you can count on. With a family
and fixed amount of expenses, this consistency and safety can't be
Buck Flogging, Quit Your Job in 6 Months
"Your friends, family, and coworkers have a great impact on your
self-confidence. Keep a steady stock of people who encourage,
enable, and support you to be confident."
Kathleen Rao, Self-Confidence Confidence |
As I remained in this world of obesity, I felt as though as I was all alone.
But I wasn't, my family was waiting for me on the outside, reaching for me,
yearning for me.
Suzanne Doyle-Ingram, Shine, Volume II: Inspirational Stories of Choosing Success Over Adversity
Inspirational Stories |
"Teenagers can also be good decision makers at home.
When there is a family discussion happening, make sure
you include your teenager in the discussion if the topic is healthy
enough to involve them."
Marvin Ryan, Self Esteem
"The books, along with family and friends, and sometimes even
against family and friends, molded their characters. These leaders
changed the lives of themselves and of several people and whole nations."
Vick S, You Become What You Read
"Every male member of the house battles with the insecurity
that whether they are giving enough attention to their family,
is their family happy, are their needs being fulfilled and so on."
Jacques Harland, Making Your Marriage Work: How to keep the Love Alive
"In case you feel quite low, try your best to not sit alone.
Rather, go to a family member or a friend who you can trust.
Everyone has that person in the life, who understands him/ her."
Ryan Michaelson, Self Esteem
"In fact, the strongest relationship that you can form in your lifetime
is with your family."
Stephens Hyang, Positive Thinking
Positive Thinking Quotes |
"She (Mother Teresa) encouraged that even if we are feeling overwhelmed
we should try to 'make one point' and 'make time for each other in your
Scarlett Johnson, Mother Teresa: 40 Inspirational Life Lessons And Timeless Wisdom From The Life Of Mother Teresa
"Building a strong willpower is crucial for having a fulfilling and hugely
successful life. It affects all areas of your life including work,
school, family, relationships, and business."
Jessica Minty, Willpower
"Friends, family, all the bellowed ones, can become unintentional productivity
destroyers because sometimes they aren't aware of everything
we have to get done in a very limited time."
Lorena Katz, Productivity: How To Be Productive
A Vacation Attitude |
"In fact, if we admit it, most of us have never bothered to
stop for a moment and think what we want our family to look like,
or more accurately, with what kind of values we would like
to characterize our family."
Nurit Levi, Change Your Child`s Negative Behavior: A Calm and Peaceful Home
"The objectives, intentions and decisions of other people affect your life.
From school to work and family life, others do things that influence you,
whether you like it or not."
C J Kruse 10 Ways To Make Sure You Never Find Happiness
"People often stop learning about each other because
they feel like they already know all there is to know.
Family is notorious for this."
C.J. Kruse, Her 28 Day Marriage Challenge
"Other issues that can have a negative effect on a married
couple are problems concerning finances, health status,
and pressure from family."
Jessica Gardner, Marriage Counselling From Home
"May I say at this point that every person and ever family has
problems and there are problems in everything a person does,
the important thing do they really want to do something?"
John Barrett, SoS-Life Enhancement
"If you want company, look to your friends; if criticism, consult your family;
if assistance, find a total stranger."
A A. Nicholas, A Kick Into Gear For Each Day of the Year
"In our families, parents save so their kids will have a great foundation
for living a better life; because they love them."
Pinkie Bagele Taolo, The Letter: Destiny revealed
"Families are the first in our lives, as we grow we drift a bit but always
returning to those who love, encourage, and support us the most, our family."
Words of Encouragement |
"Men named after deadbeat fathers might have a lack of pride about
themselves or at least about their name. But for me, I was always proud
that family is the foundation of who we are."
Dennis Lominac, My Family is My Life
"For our family, Christmas really is the most wonderful time of the year, and we look
forward to the holiday season all year long. Not because of the presents we’ll
receive but because of the memories and traditions it holds, the opportunities
to give and serve as a family, and the focus we put on enjoying each other and
all that it offers!"
Mandi Ehman, 101 More Day of Christmas
"Family: A social unit where the father is concerned with parking space,
the children with outer space, and the mother with closet space."
"Because parents are the linchpins of your relationship with your
grandchild understanding family relationships and how to deal with
them successfully is critically important to being an effective grandparent."
Arthur Kornhaber M.D., The Grandparent Guide
"Grandparents are vitally important in the family because they give
what every child needs - companionship with adults who finds them
fascinating and lovable."
Dr. Judith Rolfs, Secrets To Being A Super Grandparent
"Imagine the impact if 30 million Christian grandparents were given
a biblical vision for their place and purpose in the family."