"There is no such thing as a perfect family.
Behind every door there are issues, the difference is accepting and
encouraging each family member as they are not as we would like them to be."
Words of Encouragement |
"The family is the corner stone of our society. More than any other force it shapes the
attitude, the hopes, the ambitions, and the values of the child. And when the family collapses it is the children that are usually damaged. When it happens on a massive scale the community itself is crippled. So, unless we work to strengthen the family, to create conditions under which most parents will stay together, all the rest - schools, playgrounds, and public assitance, and private concern - will never be enough."
Lyndon Baines Johnson
"To maintain a joyful family requires much from both the
parents and the children. Each member of the family has to become,
in a special way, the servant of the others."
Pope John Paul II
"Family life is too intimate to be preserved by the spirit of justice. It can be sustained by a spirit of love which goes beyond justice."
"Fighting hard to protect yourself and your relatives is good for
your genes, but when captured and escape is not possible, giving
up short of dying and making the best you can of the new situation
is also good for your genes."
"At times all familes can appear dysfunctional, but like
everything in life, we all have our ups and downs."
"God decided in advance to adopt us into his own family by bringing us to himself through Jesus Christ. This is what he wanted to do, and it gave him great pleasure."
Ephesians 1:5 (NLT)
"You can kiss your family and friends good-bye and put miles between you, but at the same time you carry them with you in your heart, your mind, your stomach, because you do not just live in a world but a world lives in you."
"The family. We are a strange little band of characters trudging
through life sharing diseases and toothpaste, coveting one another's
desserts, hiding shampoo, borrowing money, locking each other out of
our rooms. . . and trying to figure out the common thread that bound us all
Funny Quotes about Life |
"Family they share your past, shape your future and they love you for
who you are."
"Instead of copying your family traditions, create some of your own."
Ryan Tee, 21 Tips To Happier Marriage
"When it comes to acting like family, simply show them the
love they need along the way."
Martha Roberts, Parenting In A Digital Age: Understanding The Importance Of Positive Parenting
"A boy who goes through a lot of traumatic experiences during
childhood may have less confidence than one who had
the 'ideal' upbringing, parents that loved him and a happy family life."
Steven Spencer, Confidence
"Why not try to relax your troubled mind by taking a walk in the park,
or going on a weekend hiking trip with family or friends
and enjoy the view? It can surely do wonders for a tired mind and soul."
E.L. Herndon, Self Help
"A loving, monogamous couple raising children taught to
respect each other is a family unit where each member
can reach their fullest potential."
Dave Gipson, Your Brain's Too Small for God: Straight talk for skeptics
"Your family must never become your peer group because
it leads to unnecessary limitations on your independence.
This does not disqualify the love you have for family; the
key is just to never misplace the role that family has in your life."
Josh Austin, Habits: Extraordinary Habits for Ordinary People
"The best way to perfect the art of prayer and
to derive effectiveness from the same is to make prayer a habit.
If you grow up in a strong Christian family, you grow
up knowing that you have to say a prayer before breakfast,
dinner or any form of meal."
Steven Nash, Prayer For Beginners
"Give your love with no expectation of a return. Love your family
and friends and be their emotional crash webbing. Be there
when times are tough, and congratulate them when times are good."
Evan Tarver, The New Meaning of Rich
"Losing a pet is like losing a family member."
Scott Sanford, Why Working Out Matters
"Sometimes, we refrain from taking help from your friends
and family because we fear they might not fully appreciate our
problem. But, in reality, your friends and family members are perhaps
the only ones who will truly understand your goals in life and
help you achieve them."
Kristina Dawn, Confidence: Confidence And Self-Esteem
"I choose simplicity as a main rule to live by because it gives
me more time for the things I love most: family and friends, health and fun."
Louise Reed, 5 Ways to a Simpler Life
"As we discussed how babies and pregnancy were such a gift,
it became clear that God really does shape each family - whether it' s in
vitro, egg donors, adoption, natural or deciding not to have children."
Heather Shore, God Uses Deeply Wounded People
"A lot of negative thinkers tend to forget about what they already have.
Try to focus on the things that you can be grateful for, such as
your family who, in your mind, created that big pile of mess,
or the fact that you have woken up healthy and ready to face the day."
Zoe Meadows, Positive Thinking
"When we carry our work into our home, no matter whether
we have family waiting there for us or live alone, all that it does
is add to our stress levels."
Vee Freir, Learn To Stress Less
"You could have health goals, family goals, finance goals,
religious goals, reading goals. However, if you have too many,
your focus and effort will be diluted and you'll be less likely to achieve them."
Joe Hinchliffe, Average Joe’s Secrets to Personal Development
"The ability of a family to work hand in hand and to successfully manage
every event that takes their time on a daily basis is the key to a
T.P.Stone, Time management for the family
"Richard Branson advised that entrepreneurs should also take some
time off from work and enjoy the company of their family or friends."
Norbert Richards, Richard Branson Unofficial : How to be a successful person in business and life
"Encouragement and praise from family and friends can be more
satisfying than a powdered donut."
Angela Atkinson, Create the Life You Want
"We get married to feel the blissful belonging and love of family life,
and we feel happy amid of our loved ones and children."
Subhashree Rout, Live Your Balanced Life Now
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