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Anything is Possible

Sunday, June 24, 2012



Anything is Possible

By Unknown

If there was ever a time to dare,
to make a difference,
to embark on something worth doing,
IT IS NOW.
Not for any grand cause, necessarily...
but for something that tugs at your heart,
something that's your inspiration,
something that's your dream.
You owe it to yourself to make your days here count.
HAVE FUN.
DIG DEEP.
STRETCH.
DREAM BIG.

Know, though, that things worth doing seldom come easy. There will be good days.
And there will be bad days.
There will be times when you want to turn around,
pack it up, and call it quits.
Those times tell you
that you are pushing yourself, that you are not afraid to learn by trying.

PERSIST.
Because with an idea,
determination, and the right tools,
you can do great things.
Let your instincts, your intellect,
and your heart, guide you.

TRUST.
Believe in the incredible power of the human mind.
Of doing something that makes a difference.
Of working hard.
Of laughing and hoping.
Of lazy afternoons.
Of lasting friends.
Of all the things that will cross your path this year.

The start of something new brings the hope of something great, ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE.

  
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

CATIATM 6/29/2012 10:57AM

    Anything IS possible ... although people who work hard consistently seem to have better "luck" than those who don't! ;-p

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DIDMIS 6/25/2012 10:58PM

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NIGHTSKYSTAR 6/25/2012 1:03PM

    this is WONDERFUL!!!

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CHUBRUB3 6/24/2012 7:16PM

    Thank you Lita. You always find the most precious and inspiring blogs/poems to share. This speaks to my heart as ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE.
Hugs,
Angela

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WILLOW49 6/24/2012 5:28PM

    Thanks for sharing!
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AMYISSUCCEEDING 6/24/2012 3:48PM

    Great Poem! Thank you for sharing.
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BOOTYLICIOUS83 6/24/2012 3:15PM

    very great blog!!


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KWWILSON 6/24/2012 3:13PM

    Thank you for sharing this

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BECAUSE YOU SMILED ........

Monday, June 18, 2012

When you smile the whole world smiles with you.....





If at times you feel you want to cry
And life seems such a trial
Above the clouds there's a bright blue sky
So make your tears a smile.
As you travel on life's way
With its many ups and downs
Remember its quite true to say
One smile is worth a dozen frowns.
Among the worlds expensive things
A smile is very cheap
And when you give a smile away,
You get one back to keep.
Happiness comes at times to all
But sadness comes unbidden
And sometimes a few tears must fall
Among the laughter hidden.
So when friends have sadness on their face
And troubles round them piled
The world will seem a better place
And all because you smiled.
~Author Unknown




Because you smiled you made me smile.........

  
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GOSPELCLOWN 6/24/2012 11:44PM

    Show off those pearly whites!

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AMYISSUCCEEDING 6/23/2012 7:58AM

    Great Poem! Thank you for sharing. Have a great weekend.
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ASHAIXIM 6/18/2012 10:17PM

    HAHA John's right - people do that to me all the time!!

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CHUBRUB3 6/18/2012 10:13PM

    Love it!
I am SMILING! are YOU?
hUGS,
aNGELA


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    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon Thanks!

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WILLOW49 6/18/2012 11:51AM

    I try to give someone a smile each and every day! Thanks for sharing this with us :)

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SCRAPPINPOLLY 6/18/2012 11:46AM

    I totally needed this today!! I've been kind of depressed all weekend.

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JOHNMARTINMILES 6/18/2012 11:30AM

    And the saying from the fifties: "Smile! It makes people wonder what you are up to!"

Make it a great day!

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Somebody

Sunday, June 10, 2012


Somebody
By Jeff Yalden

Somebody is very proud of you.
Somebody is thinking of you.
Somebody is caring about you.
Somebody misses you.
Somebody wants to talk to you.
Somebody wants to be with you.
Somebody hopes you aren't in trouble.
Somebody is thankful for the support you have provided.
Somebody wants to hold your hand.
Somebody hopes everything turns out all right.
Somebody wants you to be happy.
Somebody wants you to find him/her.
Somebody is celebrating your successes.
Somebody wants to give you a gift.
Somebody thinks that you ARE a gift.
Somebody hopes you're not too cold, or too hot.
Somebody wants to hug you.
Somebody loves you.
Somebody admires your strength.
Somebody is thinking of you and smiling.
Somebody wants to be your shoulder to cry on.
Somebody wants to go out with you and have a lot of fun.
Somebody thinks the world of you.
Somebody wants to protect you.
Somebody would do anything for you.
Somebody wants to be forgiven.
Somebody is grateful for your forgiveness.
Somebody wants to laugh with you.
Somebody remembers you and wishes that you were there.
Somebody is praising God for you.
Somebody needs to know that your love is unconditional.
Somebody values your advice.
Somebody wants to tell you how much they care.
Somebody wants to share their dreams with you.
Somebody wants to hold you in their arms.
Somebody wants YOU to hold them in your arms.
Somebody treasures your spirit.
Somebody wishes they could STOP time because of you.
Somebody praises God for your friendship and love.
Somebody can't wait to see you.
Somebody loves you for who you are.
Somebody loves the way you make them feel.
Somebody wants to be with you.
Somebody wants you to know they are there for you.
Somebody's glad that you're his/her friend.
Somebody wants to be your friend.
Somebody stayed up all night thinking about you.
Somebody is alive because of you.
Somebody is wishing that you noticed him/her.
Somebody wants to get to know you better.
Somebody wants to be near you.
Somebody misses your advice and guidance.
Somebody has faith in you.
Somebody trusts you.
Somebody needs you to send them this letter.
Somebody needs your support.
Somebody needs you to have faith in them.
Somebody will cry when they read this.
Somebody needs you to let them be your friend.
Somebody hears a song that reminds them of you.
YOU ARE SPECIAL!

  
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CATIATM 6/12/2012 11:20AM

    You are a really positive force here on Spark, Lita. Good for you!

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CHUBRUB3 6/10/2012 6:49PM

    this somebody is here for you my friend.
Hugs,
Angela


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WILLOW49 6/10/2012 3:18PM

    Thanks for sharing with us :)

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ARLENE_MOVES 6/10/2012 2:44PM

    Soooo true. Thanks so much for posting!

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FITSMALLCLOTHES 6/10/2012 1:51PM

    You ARE special.

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Change Your Thinking

Sunday, June 03, 2012






got this in an email....thought it was worth posting...

Change Your Thinking

It will take just 37 seconds to read this and change your thinking.
Two men, both seriously ill, occupied the same hospital room.
One man was allowed to sit up in his bed for an hour each afternoon to help drain the fluid from his lungs.
His bed was next to the room's only window.
The other man had to spend all his time flat on his back.
The men talked for hours on end.
They spoke of their wives and families, their homes, their jobs, their involvement in the military service, where they had been on vacation..
Every afternoon, when the man in the bed by the window could sit up, he would pass the time by describing to his roommate all the things he could see outside the window.
The man in the other bed began to live for those one hour periods where his world would be broadened and enlivened by all the activity and color of the world outside.
The window overlooked a park with a lovely lake.
Ducks and swans played on the water while children sailed their model boats. Young lovers walked arm in arm amidst flowers of every color and a fine view of the city skyline could be seen in the distance.
As the man by the window described all this in exquisite details, the man on the other side of the room would close his eyes and imagine this picturesque scene.
One warm afternoon, the man by the window described a parade passing by.
Although the other man could not hear the band - he could see it in his mind's eye as the gentleman by the window portrayed it with descriptive words.
Days, weeks and months passed.
One morning, the day nurse arrived to bring water for their baths only to find the lifeless body of the man by the window, who had died peacefully in his sleep.
She was saddened and called the hospital attendants to take the body away.
As soon as it seemed appropriate, the other man asked if he could be moved next to the window. The nurse was happy to make the switch, and after making sure he was comfortable, she left him alone.
Slowly, painfully, he propped himself up on one elbow to take his first look at the real world outside.
He strained to slowly turn to look out the window besides the bed.
It faced a blank wall.
The man asked the nurse what could have compelled his deceased roommate who had described such wonderful things outside this window.
The nurse responded that the man was blind and could not even see the wall.
She said, 'Perhaps he just wanted to encourage you.'
Epilogue:
There is tremendous happiness in making others happy, despite our own situations.
Shared grief is half the sorrow, but happiness when shared, is doubled.
If you want to feel rich, just count all the things you have that money can't buy.
'Today is a gift, that is why it is called The Present.'

thanks so much for your help and support throughout my journey...
blessings and hugs..........lita

  
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BOOTYLICIOUS83 6/24/2012 3:18PM

    great read thanks for sharing!

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SHARON10002 6/10/2012 9:49AM

    I love this story! It's a good one!
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FJELLREV 6/5/2012 2:52PM

    That was a good read. :)

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_CYNDY55_ 6/3/2012 11:55PM

    emoticonand beautiful!
Thank You for sharing☀ ☀ ☀ L*I*T*A* ☀ ☀ ☀

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NIGHTSKYSTAR 6/3/2012 11:05PM

    What a gift to read this!! Thank you my friend!!

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CHUBRUB3 6/3/2012 10:12PM

    Awesome!
Hugs,
Angela


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WILLOW49 6/3/2012 7:34PM

    Such a great story. Thanks for sharing with us :)

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BROWNIEISLANDER 6/3/2012 6:02PM

    A wonderful post U shared....Our attitude is of the Utmost importance..Keep on being a bright Spark! emoticon

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PATTOMMC3 6/3/2012 5:59PM

    How sweet and sad.

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MPLANE37 6/3/2012 5:50PM

    Attitude changes everything: That is totally right.

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It`s up to you!

Monday, May 28, 2012





It`s up to you!


One song can spark a moment,
One flower can wake the dream.
One tree can start a forest,
One bird can herald spring.
One smile begins a friendship,
One handclasp lifts a soul.
One star can guide a ship at sea,
One word can frame the goal.
One vote can change a nation,
One sunbeam lights a room.
One candle wipes out darkness,
One laugh will conquer gloom.
One step must start each journey,
One word must start each prayer.
One hope will raise our spirits,
One touch can show you care.
One voice can speak with wisdom,
One heart can know what's true.
One life can make the difference,
You see, IT'S UP TO YOU!

~Author Unknown

  
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AMYISSUCCEEDING 6/4/2012 6:38PM

    Love it!
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AQUAGIRL08 6/3/2012 11:20AM

    Wonderful, inspiring thoughts! Thank you for sharing them with us, Lita.

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WILLOW49 5/29/2012 9:30AM

    Oh yes it is!
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NIGHTSKYSTAR 5/29/2012 6:32AM

    Perfect!! thank you Lita!!

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TRYINGHARD1948 5/29/2012 6:04AM

    It certainly is.

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JAMER123 5/28/2012 10:56PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon Beautiful thoughts! Thanks LiTA!

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