If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how
amazing you can be.
Words of Encouragement
Everyday may not be a good day but there is good in every day.
Quote of the Day
Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.
Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them
to do because they want to do it.
If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about
to do today?' And whenever the answer has been 'No' for too many days
in a row, I know I need to change something.
Steve Jobs, spoke to the Graduating Class of Stanford
If we have the attitude that it is going to be a great day it usually is.
Catherine Pulsifer, Og Mandino Wisdom
The truly rich are those who enjoy what they have.
The advantage of being eighty years old is that one has many people to love.
Funny Quotes about Life
Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery.
And today? Today is a gift.
That's why we call it the present.
Grandmas are moms with lots of practice.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty
hearts can do that.
Norman Vincent Peale
Good coaching is good teaching and nothing else.
Pat Conroy, My Losing Season
A problem is a chance for you to do your best.
How can we resent the life we've created for ourselves?
Who's to blame, who's to credit, but us?
Who can change it, any time we wish, but us?
Our time here on Earth is a learning experience and no one is exempt!"
Angela Agranoff, Overcoming Guilt and Shame
Any man can be a Father but it takes someone special to be a Dad.
The most important thing about getting somewhere is starting right
where we are.
Only a mediocre person is always at his best.
W. Somerset Maugham
Every person is a book, each year a chapter.
When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Quotes about Overcoming
Family faces are magic mirrors. Looking at people who belong to us,
we see the past, present, and future."
Gail Lumet Buckley
Your motivations are your own. You must master them if you want
to do great work.
I aspire to inspire before I expire.
Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.
William Arthur Ward
Dreams and goals should be just out of your present reach but not out of sight. Dreams and goals are coming attractions in your life.
There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth -
not going all the way, and not starting.
Friends are kisses blown to us by angels.
It's an incredible feeling to know you've helped change the world for
the better, even in a small way. Do something that is greater than you.
James Fullerton, Self-Esteem
I'll be happy when…is a false promise. The time to be happy is now.
Quotes about Being Happy
You can do what you have to do, and sometimes you can do it
even better than you think you can.
Notes and words strung together in excellence can raise us to our feet or push us to our knees.
I read somewhere that if you pray for rain. . . don't complain about the mud!
Hyacinth Mottley, Words of Wisdom
One always begins to forgive a place as soon as it's left behind.
May there be a miracle in YOUR life today and may you have the
EYES to see it.
Memories may fade as the years go by but they won't age a day.
Michelle C. Ustaszeski
As your life changes, it takes time to recalibrate, to find your values again. You might also find that retirement is the time when you stretch out and find your potential.
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet.
Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul
be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
Did you ever notice how difficult it is to argue with someone
who is not obsessed with being right?
Your worth consists in what you are and not in what you have.
You may plan to write a book some day, but you are living a book every day.
Poems about Life
Determination is an inside job, but inspiration comes from the outside.
The generous will prosper; those who refresh others will themselves be refreshed.
Proverbs 11:25 (NLT)
Encouraging Bible Verses
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
The difference between a successful person and others is not
a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
Quitters never win. Winners never quit!
Dr. Irene C. Kassorla
Money CAN buy happiness IF you use it to help others.
Only a smile, only a word, only a kindness done.
A brief exchange, a little light of love from one to one.
Those who are not looking for happiness are
the most likely to find it, because those who are searching
forget that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Quotes about Inspiring Others
When I count my blessings I count you twice.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment
before starting to improve the world.
Making A Difference
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
A true love story never ends.
Romantic Love Poems
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Use what talent you possess - the woods would be very
silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.
A man's true wealth is the good he does in the world.
For Age is not alone of time, or we should never see men
old and bent at forty and men young at seventy-three.
Edgar A. Guest
May your troubles be less and your blessings be more.
Your big opportunity may be right where you are now.
Grow old with me, the best is yet to come
What's on the other side of fear? Nothing.
A Brother may not be a Friend, but a Friend will always be a Brother.
He who has health has hope; and he who has hope has everything.
Common sense is genius in homespun.
Alfred North Whitehead
The man who does not read good books has no advantage
over the man who can't read them.
We can have the wife we've always dreamed of as soon as we become the husband she's always dreamed of.
Robert Mark Alter
No matter who we are, no matter how successful, no matter what our situation, compassion is something we all need to receive and give.
Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.
Friendship is not threatened by honest criticism. It is strengthened.
If God shuts one door he opens another.
A mothers treasure is her daughter.
All God's angels come to us disguised.
James Russell Lowell
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
You can't give a child too much love and if you love somebody,
you can't be with them enough. There's no such thing.
Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the
first four sharpening the axe.
Destiny is the push of our instincts to the pull of our purpose.
T. D. Jakes, Destiny: Step into Your Purpose
When you have faith, everything is possible.
You put the grand in Grandfather.
Ask not what tomorrow may bring, but count as blessing every day that fate allows you.
Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.
Peter F Drucker
Do what you can, where you are, with what you've got.
God could not be everywhere, so he created mothers.
Mothers Day Poems
I know God will not give me anything I can't handle.
I just wish He didn't trust me so much.
Be kind – for everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about.
The world is waking up after a long winter. Easter is a time to celebrate life!
Trudi Strain Trueit, Easter
Don't ruin a good day today by thinking about a bad day yesterday. Let it go!