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We Shall Not Cease

Thursday, April 17, 2008

We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time.
Through the unknown, remembered gate
When the last of earth left to discover
Is that which was the beginning;
At the source of the longest river
The voice of the hidden waterfall
And the children in the apple-tree
Not known, because not looked for
But heard, half-heard, in the stillness
Between two waves of the sea.
Quick now, here, now, always -
A condition of complete simplicity
(Costing not less than everything)
And all shall be well and
All manner of a thing shall be well
When the tongues of flame are in-folded
Into the crowned knot of fire
And the fire and the rose are one.
(from 'four quartets')


Campaign for Compassion

Thursday, March 27, 2008

" remain silent and indifferent is the greatest sin of all..."

Elie Wiesel

Check out this very intelligent woman-Karen Armstrong and her acceptance speech and plea for change in our world


yesterday was a toughie

Thursday, February 07, 2008

whew what a day and I struggled thru it. I wanted to just snack my brains out all day! I am grouchy when I get like that too. I skipped all exercise yesterday because I was so sore from doing the butt busters workout. I am going to focus on no more complaining today--I am finding that really hard to do! lol

Quote for the day:

"Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense." -Ralph Waldo Emerson

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INDYPNDT1 2/7/2008 2:03PM

    I have the same issue at times too! Great quota to help us get over that one tough day!

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1 week down...I will not let my fire go out-we are our own heroes

Sunday, February 03, 2008

I would call it a success! I feel great and have much more energy! What really surprised me the most was that I was able to keep up with cardio and stay on track. Baby steps really do add up-not just on a health level but a confidence level. I am my own worst enemy and sabotager (not sure that's a word)! I have finally identified the culprit (me lol)!

Quote for the day:

Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplaceable spark, in the hopeless swamps of the approximate, the not-quite, the not-yet, the not-at-all. Do not let the hero in your soul perish, in lonely frustration for the life you deserved, but have never been able to reach. Check your road and the nature of your battle.

The world you desired can be won. It exists, it is real, it is possible, it is yours.

Ayn Rand

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250STRONG 2/3/2008 2:20PM

    I like the idea of being your own hero. That's great. Also your background image is WAY cool. Have a great day!

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MADDIEMCWA 2/3/2008 1:16PM

    Inspirational post and great quote! Thanks!

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REDCHICK5 2/3/2008 12:23PM

    Hey, thanks for that great quote!! such great inspiration! Keep up with all those baby steps - they really do add up!!!

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stir fry...oh how I love stir fry

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

it got the best of me today .....but it will be ok :) I will give myself a pat on the back because I did do my cardio today even though I was in pain from yesterdays strength thighs are killing me!

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AUGIE0622 2/3/2008 12:06PM

    haha well it goes a long way sometimes and sometimes I can't seem to find it at all ;o)

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THINMOM5 2/1/2008 12:08PM

    Great attitude!! It's so important to focus on our successes! :)

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