Monthly Archives: October 2013

Robert Frost

“Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.”

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Thought for the day…

“Worrying [doesn’t] take away tomorrow’s troubles…it takes away today’s peace.”

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Thoughts (3) for the day…

“Never give up on anybody. Miracles happen every day.” “If you stumble, make it part of the dance.” (- Project Eve) “The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” ( – Ayn … Continue reading

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Movie Recommendation

While this blog was initially and intentionally set-up for “opinionated” book reviews, since originated it has obviously been [widely] expanded to include many wonderful quotes that have touched my heart/soul/mind; “thoughts for the day”; “dedications” (to loved ones I have … Continue reading

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Thought for the day…

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” ( – Eleanor Roosevelt)

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Recommended Reading

Nakoa’s Woman by Gale Rogers (1972) “The Second Kiss . . . For every man, there are two kisses. The first kiss is of the mother, the earth, with her food and warmth and light for growing. The second kiss … Continue reading

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“My to-do list for today: . . .

. . . (1) Count my blessings; (2) practice kindness; (3) let go of what I can’t control; (4) listen to my heart; (5) be productive, yet calm; and (6) just breathe.” [emphasis added] ( – The Girl’s Guide to … Continue reading

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Forgiveness and Appreciation

“To those I may have wronged, I ask forgiveness. To those I may have helped, I wish I had done more! To those I neglected to help, I ask for understanding. To those who helped me, I thank you with … Continue reading

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“POSITIVE REACTIONS…

…[the] mind becomes settled when it cultivates friendliness in the face of happiness, compassion in the face of misery, joy in the face of virtue, and indifference in the face of error.” ( – Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras [300-200BCE], India) From … Continue reading

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Take a moment to consider that…

“As long as you are worried about what others think of you, you are owned by them. Only when you require no¬†[emphasis added] approval from outside yourself, can you own yourself.” ( –¬†Claypotides)

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