Personal Quotes

Robert Frost once said, “Don’t ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.” Limitations must be overcome, but sometimes boundaries are there for a very good reason, but then again, they just might be there to challenge you to break them. It is wisdom to decide if the boundary deserves to remain.

How we see the world is largely the way we view it before we look around. Ignoring our expectations opens us up to discovery.

When a man truly knows the value of a woman, then the odyssey of seduction endures forever.

When the pupil is ready, the teacher will come. Learning should be a life long habit. The more I learn, the more I realize I have so much more to learn.

When someone is precious to you, they have a P.L.A.C.E. in your heart. Protect them, Love them, Appreciate them, Care for them, Emotional support.

Everything is fleeting, nothing is permanent, we must appreciate what is presented to us in the short time that we have. Love life, live life, be alive.

The simplicity of God, the complexity of life present simultaneously in nature is absolutely awe inspiring, a miracle of intention.

Don’t expect people to know what you want. You must tell them & you still might not get it. Hoping they know will only lead to disappointment.

Failure is a wonderful tool for learning, but most employers frown on that kind of learning. Failure leads to success.

To walk on water, you need to get out of the boat.

The universal source returns more to you of what you give, that is the spiritual economy. Plant a seed today, you may harvest much.

I am already the richest man on earth. now all I need is money.

He gives power to those who are tired and worn out; he offers strength to the weak. – Isa 40:29 God helps us thru difficulties, have faith!

Victim or Victory? Examine what positives you can learn from any circumstance, learning that is victory!

Difficult struggles help us to find our strengths and assess where we need to ask help from others. Never be too proud to ask for help.

Wishing everyone a wonderful tomorrow filled with possibilities and miracles. Look for the positive in every situation. Decide to be happy.

Kid’s College vs Retirement Savings – Go w/ retirement, there are no student loans, grants or scholarships for retirement & they have time.

My daily mission in life, as imperfect as I am, is to love others the way that God loves me with grace, understanding and acceptance.

Today I learned that I suffered pain that wasn’t necessary because I didn’t know it could be different. Has that ever happened to you?

I have contentment, but I have learned that being too comfortable can inhibit growth, especially in todays economy where flexibility is a must.

Be joyful of other’s good fortune and you will attract good fortune to yourself in ways you might never have imagined.

Think about those around you that energize you. They are your team, use that energy to reach your dreams and always show them your gratitude.

The easiest way to succeed and yet a hard thing to do is to motivate yourself each and every day. You must seek all the possibilities.

Don’t just think about your goals, work backwards from them to where you are now. You may then get a better understanding of what you need to do to get there.

I don’t think kindness has gone out of style, just generally viewed as suspicious in a “what’s in it for me” world.

I highly recommend the movie “The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry”. It is a wonderful movie. Its PG rating because the name Jesus is said.

If we have the opportunity to be generous, we have no idea of the depth and breadth of love’s reach.

A positive attitude may not solve every problems, but it might annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.

I find that writing down or typing out a plan of action makes it more “real” to me and sets it as a goal instead of a dream or intention.

If you’re not sure where you’re going, you’ll probably end up somewhere else.

Sometimes things happen in your life to remind you that life is fluid, that nothing is permanent, that change is inevitable.

When we complain that we are limited, it is best to look inside and make sure that we are not limiting ourselves.

If you don’t learn from your mistakes, there’s no sense making them.

Sometimes just listening is the best response and let the person know that you care, even if there is nothing you can do.

Optimism isn’t ignoring the bad, it is seeing the positive outcome of every challenge where lessons learned turn even failure into success.

Barna Research found that 63% of unchurched individuals pray at least weekly. I pray daily and often throughout the day.

God reminds us how good we have it, everyday we just need to open our eyes and look.

I’ve been praying a lot lately, even when I am having a great time. We sometimes forget God when things are going well.

It is truly trying to understand ourselves that bring us closer to the eternal truth, to see ourselves as we really are, in that lies wisdom.

I’ve had a lesson today that makes me thank God that I am redeemable and that is what really counts.

God loves us. We earn our own self-respect . Our understanding of God’s love is displayed in how we treat ourselves and others.

God’s love is simple. God never stops loving us. Why do we make everything so complicated? As if it can’t make sense if it’s simple.

Knowledge destroys ignorance, understanding leads to wisdom – when the knowledge leaves the mind and becomes ingrained in the heart.

Divine love continues where an earthly love will stop. It is patient and accepts that the other person is human and allows forgiveness.

We can react or respond. Reacting takes little thought but responding requires backing away, looking at the whole, then move forward.

Challenges allow you to learn and grow, test your strengths and sometimes you simply amaze yourself. Look for miracles everywhere.

The capacity of the heart to love is infinite. The ways to show love and care are many. It is the motive of your actions that count most.

Each day you are challenged? What lessons did you learn? The reward comes from learning that becomes wisdom.

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