AZMOMXTWO's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=AZMOMXTWO AZMOMXTWO's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ 5/1/16 There is nothing impossible to him who will try. Alexander the Great http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6154018 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Leap, and the net will appear. <BR> John Burroughs <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people. <BR> Vincent Van Gogh <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Art is not living. It is the use of living. <BR> Audre Lorde <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Sweet April showers do spring May flowers. <BR> Thomas Tusser <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Most of what we... Sun, 1 May 2016 12:16:41 EST 4/30/16 Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm. Publilius Syrus http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6153400 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Nothing makes one feel so strong as a call for help. <BR> Pope Paul VI <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope. <BR> Josh Billings <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> One's art goes as far and as deep as one's love goes. <BR> Andrew Wyeth <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> This sunlight linked me through the ages to that past consciousness. <BR> Richard Jefferies <BR> <BR>... Sat, 30 Apr 2016 11:44:04 EST 4/29/16 Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. William Butler Yeats http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6152686 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Perfection itself is imperfection. <BR> Vladimir Horowitz <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness. Robert Frost <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> An intellectual says a simple thing in a hard way. An artist says a hard thing in a simple way. <BR> Charles Bukowski <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Without poets, without artists, men would soon wea... Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:24:58 EST 4/28/16 blessings are all around us just open your heart and they are there http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6151974 In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd. <BR> Miguel de Cervantes <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Work is much more fun than fun. <BR> Noel Coward <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The heart is forever inexperienced. <BR> Henry David Thoreau <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Painting and writing are solitary arts. <BR> Conrad Hall <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Every kid has a bug period... I never grew out of mine. <B... Thu, 28 Apr 2016 08:09:32 EST 4/27/16 to someone you mean everything http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6151265 Success is never final, failure is never fatal. It's courage that counts. <BR> John Wooden <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> My trade and art is to live. <BR> Michel de Montaigne <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Don't brood. Get on with living and loving. You don't have forever. <BR> Leo Buscaglia <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> The image is more than an idea. It is a vortex or cluster of fused ideas and is endowed with energy. <BR> Ezra Pound <BR> <BR> Nature Quote ... Wed, 27 Apr 2016 07:58:12 EST 4/26/16 let your awesomeness stand out http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6150551 But man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed but not defeated. <BR> Ernest Hemingway <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Trouble shared is trouble halved. <BR> Lee Iacocca <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Love involves a peculiar unfathomable combination of understanding and misunderstanding. <BR> Diane Arbus <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Every art expression is rooted fundamentally in the personality and temperament of the artist. <BR> Hans Hofman... Tue, 26 Apr 2016 07:57:25 EST 4/25/16 make your week the best it can be http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6149777 Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door. <BR> Coco Chanel <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> No one has a greater asset for his business than a man's pride in his work. <BR> Hosea Ballou <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Love does not alter the beloved, it alters itself. <BR> Soren Kierkegaard <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> If we could but paint with the hand what we see with the eye. <BR> Honore de Balzac <BR> <BR> Nature Quote... Mon, 25 Apr 2016 08:00:34 EST 4/24/16 remember to be as kind to yourself as you are to strangers you deserve it also http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6149221 Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose. <BR> Lyndon B. Johnson <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The envious man grows lean at the success of his neighbor. <BR> Horace B <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> It is easier to love humanity as a whole than to love one's neighbor. <BR> Eric Hoffer <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Painting is self-discovery. Every good artist paints what he is. <BR> Jackson Pollock <BR> <BR> Nature Quote... Sun, 24 Apr 2016 11:50:34 EST 4/23/16 make today be the best it can be for yourself and encourage others to do the same http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6148635 Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere. <BR> Carl Sagan <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Much that passes as idealism is disguised hatred or disguised love of power. <BR> Bertrand Russell <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> If there's delight in love, 'Tis when I see that heart, which others bleed for, bleed for me. William Congreve <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Irresponsibility is part of the pleasure of all ar... Sat, 23 Apr 2016 12:27:58 EST 4/22/16 walk in peace for the next part of your journey Prince http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6147775 When everyone recognizes Jehovah's name, then everyone will be happy because everyone will know what to do and how to do it. <BR> Prince <BR> Read more at: http://www.brainyquote.com/search_results.<BR>html?q=Prince <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair. <BR> Khalil Gibran <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> This is the most joyful day that ever I saw in my pilgrimage on earth. <BR> Donald Cargill <B... Fri, 22 Apr 2016 08:01:56 EST 4/21/16 Just being the best me I can be is good enough http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6147060 Change is inevitable. Change is constant. <BR> Benjamin Disraeli <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage. <BR> Arthur Schopenhauer <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> A kiss that is never tasted, is forever and ever wasted. <BR> Billie Holiday D <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> You can't do sketches enough. Sketch everything and keep your curiosity fresh. <BR> John Singer Sargent <BR> <BR> Nature Quot... Thu, 21 Apr 2016 07:56:58 EST 4/20/16 by yourself that is the one we like to be around http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6146299 Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things. <BR> Peter Drucker <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Life ought to be a struggle of desire toward adventures whose nobility will fertilize the soul. Rebecca West <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> In the game of love, the losers are more celebrated than the winners. <BR> Mason Cooley <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Entertainment is in art like color in pictures. <BR> Martin Kippenberger <BR... Wed, 20 Apr 2016 08:16:31 EST 4/19/16 live today to the fullest http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6145519 A beautiful woman delights the eye; a wise woman, the understanding; a pure one, the soul. Minna Antrim <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The Soul is the voice of the body's interests. <BR> George Santayana <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Life in abundance comes only through great love. <BR> Elbert Hubbard <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter. <BR> Oscar Wilde <BR> <BR> Na... Tue, 19 Apr 2016 08:01:40 EST 4/18/16 let your awesome side be seen by all http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6144729 What the caterpillar calls the end of the world the master calls a butterfly. <BR> Richard Bach <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The truth is more important than the facts. <BR> Frank Lloyd Wright <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Love alone could waken love. <BR> Pearl S. Buck <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The history of art is the history of revivals. <BR> Samuel Butler <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Custom, that is before all law; Natu... Mon, 18 Apr 2016 08:11:32 EST 4/17/16 be an inspiration to others http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6144180 You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. <BR> Rabindranath Tagore <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts. <BR> Henry David Thoreau <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The degree of loving is measured by the degree of giving. <BR> Edwin Louis Cole <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> O, had I but followed the arts! <BR> William Shakespeare <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The st... Sun, 17 Apr 2016 11:32:46 EST 4/16/16 be amazing we all know that you are http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6143547 Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort. <BR> John Ruskin <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> A man must not deny his manifest abilities, for that is to evade his obligations. <BR> William Feather <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The best proof of love is trust. <BR> Joyce Brothers <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Art evokes the mystery without which the world would not exist. <BR> Rene Magritte <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the... Sat, 16 Apr 2016 12:32:29 EST 4/15/16 be an inspiration to others by being the best you can be http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6142906 In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes. <BR> Benjamin Franklin <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> We do not commonly see in a tax a diminution of freedom, and yet it clearly is one. <BR> Herbert Spencer <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> What the world really needs is more love and less paper work. <BR> Pearl Bailey <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> I put my heart and my soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process. <BR... Fri, 15 Apr 2016 12:21:14 EST 4/14/16 you are a wonderful person http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6142125 If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants. <BR> Isaac Newton <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Let us be grateful to the mirror for revealing to us our appearance only. <BR> Samuel Butler <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Love is the poetry of the senses. <BR> Honore de Balzac <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> When artists make art, they shouldn't question whether it is permissible to do one thing or another. <BR> Sol LeW... Thu, 14 Apr 2016 10:34:24 EST 4/13/16 you are a shining star http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6141290 Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom. <BR> Thomas Jefferson <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Syllables govern the world. <BR> George Bernard Shaw <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Life is best when you are in love. <BR> Michael Moriarty <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> I don't believe in art. I believe in artists. <BR> Marcel Duchamp <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> A brier rose whose buds yield fragrant harvest for the honey bee. <BR> ... Wed, 13 Apr 2016 08:21:14 EST 4/12/16 look for the blessings in your life http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6140515 If men were angels, no government would be necessary. <BR> James Madison <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The past is really almost as much a work of the imagination as the future. <BR> Jessamyn West <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Everything is clearer when you're in love. <BR> John Lennon <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> An artist carries on throughout his life a mysterious, uninterrupted conversation with his public. <BR> Maurice Chevalier <BR> <BR> Na... Tue, 12 Apr 2016 08:19:57 EST 4/11/16 keep doing your best http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6139676 If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. <BR> Marcus Garvey <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Voters don't decide issues, they decide who will decide issues. <BR> George Will <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Faith is love taking the form of aspiration. <BR> William Ellery Channing <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The precision of naming takes away from the uniqueness of seeing. <BR> Pierre Bonnard <BR> <BR> Nature Quote... Mon, 11 Apr 2016 08:12:44 EST 4/10/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6139113 The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled. <BR> Plutarch <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> To rule is easy, to govern difficult. <BR> Johann Wolfgang von Goethe <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Pains of love be sweeter far than all other pleasures are. <BR> John Dryden <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> A room hung with pictures is a room hung with thoughts. <BR> Joshua Reynolds <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> One marked feat... Sun, 10 Apr 2016 12:31:27 EST 4/9/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6138464 If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. <BR> Maya Angelou <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> To be is to do. <BR> Immanuel Kant <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> We are never so defensless against suffering as when we love. <BR> Sigmund Freud <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> But I'm not an artist. Maybe an artist with a small a. <BR> John Galliano <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The sea has never be... Sat, 9 Apr 2016 11:49:33 EST 4/8/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6137665 One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star. <BR> Friedrich Nietzsche <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> It takes a great man to give sound advice tactfully, but a greater to accept it graciously. Logan Pearsall Smith <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Falling in love consists merely in uncorking the imagination and bottling the common sense. <BR> Helen Rowland <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Great art is an instant arrested in... Fri, 8 Apr 2016 07:49:54 EST 4/7/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6136920 Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow. <BR> A. P. J. Abdul Kalam <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little. <BR> Jean-Jacques Rousseau <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Love thou the rose, yet leave it on its stem. <BR> Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and... Thu, 7 Apr 2016 08:16:00 EST 4/6/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6136126 A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles. William Hazlitt <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Each day is the scholar of yesterday. <BR> Publilius Syrus <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Love is like war: easy to begin but very hard to stop. <BR> H. L. Mencken <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> With color one obtains an energy that seems to stem from witchcraft. <BR> Henri Matisse <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day ... Wed, 6 Apr 2016 08:19:12 EST 4/5/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6135349 When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do. <BR> Walt Disney <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Quick decisions are unsafe decisions. <BR> Sophocles <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave. <BR> Mahatma Gandhi <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> To create one's world in any of the arts takes courage. <BR> Georgia O'Keeffe <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> What a... Tue, 5 Apr 2016 08:01:05 EST 4/4/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6134533 Everything that is made beautiful and fair and lovely is made for the eye of one who sees. Rumi <BR> <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Ambition is but avarice on stilts, and masked. <BR> Walter Savage Landor <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> It is love, not reason, that is stronger than death. <BR> Thomas Mann <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Illusions are art, for the feeling person, and it is by art that we live, if we do. <BR> Elizabeth Bowen <BR> <BR> Na... Mon, 4 Apr 2016 08:21:42 EST 4/3/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6134002 If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change. <BR> Wayne Dyer <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Necessity dispenseth with decorum. <BR> Thomas Carlyle <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Nothing we do, however virtuous, can be accomplished alone; therefore we are saved by love. <BR> Reinhold Niebuhr <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Art resides in the quality of doing, process is not magic. <BR> Charles Eames <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of... Sun, 3 Apr 2016 13:59:59 EST 4/2/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6133158 Great things are done by a series of small things brought together. <BR> Vincent Van Gogh <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one. <BR> Mother Teresa <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> A man is already halfway in love with any woman who listens to him. <BR> Brendan Behan <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> I don't like to sell my finest pieces. <BR> Beatrice Wood <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Death ... Sat, 2 Apr 2016 10:27:14 EST 4/1/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6132313 Either you run the day or the day runs you. <BR> Jim Rohn <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other. <BR> Benjamin Franklin <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Never let a fool kiss you, or a kiss fool you. <BR> Joey Adams <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The counterfeit and counterpart of Nature is reproduced in art. <BR> Henry Wadsworth Longfellow <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> With the co... Fri, 1 Apr 2016 08:06:28 EST 3/31/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6131520 Living well is the best revenge. <BR> George Herbert <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The present time has one advantage over every other - it is our own. <BR> Charles Caleb Colton <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Love is the only gold. <BR> Alfred Lord Tennyson <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Not everybody trusts paintings but people believe photographs. <BR> Ansel Adams <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> There is a muscular energy in sunligh... Thu, 31 Mar 2016 08:02:34 EST 3/30/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6130698 A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself. <BR> Josh Billings <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity, or registering wrongs. Charlotte Bronte Life, <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age. <BR> Anais Nin <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The philistine provides the best definition of art. Anything ... Wed, 30 Mar 2016 07:54:38 EST 3/29/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6129947 One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well. <BR> Virginia Woolf <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> You are remembered for the rules you break. <BR> Douglas MacArthur <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> It's important for us to latch onto the people that we love. <BR> Connie Stevens <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> I don't paint things. I only paint the difference between things. <BR> Henri Matisse <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <... Tue, 29 Mar 2016 08:18:38 EST 3/28/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6129158 This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind. <BR> Neil Armstrong <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward. <BR> Ellen Glasgow <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Be of love a little more careful than of anything. <BR> e. e. cummings <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Anything simple always interests me. <BR> David Hockney <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> We are learning, too, that the... Mon, 28 Mar 2016 08:01:28 EST 3/27/16 Happy Easter http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6128621 A man who was completely innocent, offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others, including his enemies, and became the ransom of the world. It was a perfect act. <BR> Mahatma Gandhi <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> We were old sinners - but when we came to Christ we are not sinners anymore. <BR> Joel Osteen <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> I really do believe that God is love, one of deep affection and grace and forgiveness and inspiration. <BR> William P. Young... Sun, 27 Mar 2016 12:03:22 EST 3/26/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6128073 Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love. <BR> Francis of Assisi <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> A great work is made out of a combination of obedience and liberty. <BR> Nadia Boulanger <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold. <BR> Zelda Fitzgerald <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> <BR> Art is the desire of a man to express himself, to record the reactions o... Sat, 26 Mar 2016 14:11:12 EST 3/25/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6127209 Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one. <BR> Malcolm Forbes <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything. <BR> Thomas Carlyle <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The heart that has truly loved never forgets, But as truly loves on to the close. <BR> Thomas Moore <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure. <BR> Dale Carnegie <BR> <B... Fri, 25 Mar 2016 08:13:13 EST 3/24/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6126494 It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen. <BR> John Wooden <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself. <BR> Henry Ward Beecher <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> I argue thee that love is life. And life hath immortality. <BR> Emily Dickinson <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Great art is never produced for its own sake. It is too difficult ... Thu, 24 Mar 2016 08:17:41 EST 3/23/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6125721 A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week. <BR> George S. Patton <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself. <BR> Michel de Montaigne <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Love is being stupid together. <BR> Paul Valery <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Simplicity and repose are the qualities that measure the true value of any work of art. Frank Lloyd Wright <BR> <BR> Nature Quot... Wed, 23 Mar 2016 08:15:03 EST 3/22/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6124958 The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love. <BR> Hubert H. Humphrey <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Everything has been figured out, except how to live. <BR> Jean-Paul Sartre <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> What force is more potent than love? <BR> Igor Stravinsky <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The man who has no imagination has no wings. <BR> Muhammad Ali <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> As the twig is bent the tree inclines. <BR... Tue, 22 Mar 2016 08:09:20 EST 3/21/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6124126 Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers. <BR> Voltaire <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy. <BR> Leo Buscaglia <BR> <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Love is the beauty of the soul. <BR> Saint Augustine Love, <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The stupid believe that to be truthful is easy; only the artist, the great artist, knows how difficult it is. <BR> Willa Cather <BR> <BR> Nat... Mon, 21 Mar 2016 07:58:01 EST 3/20/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6123546 We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. <BR> Oscar Wilde <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> This is the precept by which I have lived: Prepare for the worst; expect the best; and take what comes. <BR> Hannah Arendt <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love. <BR> Francois de La Rochefoucauld <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Life is short, the art long. <BR> Hippocrates <BR> <BR> Nature Quote o... Sun, 20 Mar 2016 11:46:54 EST 3/19/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6122847 Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change. <BR> Stephen Hawking <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar. <BR> Helen Keller <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Heaven grant us patience with a man in love. <BR> Rudyard Kipling <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Nothing right can be accomplished in art without enthusiasm. <BR> Robert Schumann <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Bald as the bare mounta... Sat, 19 Mar 2016 11:40:26 EST 3/18/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6122082 We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right. <BR> Nelson Mandela <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The most satisfying thing in life is to have been able to give a large part of one's self to others. <BR> Pierre Teilhard de Chardin <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other. <BR> Rainer Maria Rilke <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day Art <BR> <BR> is the concrete... Fri, 18 Mar 2016 09:04:31 EST 3/17/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6121248 Happy St Patrick's Day <BR> <BR> The joyful heart sees and reads the world with a sense of freedom and graciousness. <BR> John O'Donohue <BR> <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> There are no strangers here; Only friends you haven't yet met. <BR> William Butler Yeats <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Being Irish, I always had this love of words. <BR> Kenneth Branagh <BR> <BR> Love Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery. <BR>... Thu, 17 Mar 2016 08:28:41 EST 3/16/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6120437 A leader is a dealer in hope. <BR> Napoleon Bonaparte <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one's own in the midst of abundance. <BR> Buddha <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The sea hath fish for every man. <BR> William Camden <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> If a building becomes architecture, then it is art. <BR> Arne Jacobsen <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> All things are artificial, for nature i... Wed, 16 Mar 2016 08:23:46 EST 3/15/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6119646 A charming woman... doesn't follow the crowd. She is herself. <BR> Loretta Young <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them. <BR> James A. Baldwin <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> There is room in the smallest cottage for a happy loving pair. <BR> Friedrich Schiller <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> I was the least Pop of all the Pop artists. <BR> Robert Indiana <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Nature has always had... Tue, 15 Mar 2016 08:05:07 EST 3/14/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6118803 The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions. <BR> Leonardo da Vinci <BR> <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> You have succeeded in life when all you really want is only what you really need. <BR> Vernon Howard <BR> <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Love has no errors, for all errors are the want for love. <BR> William Law <BR> <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The work of art is a scream of freedom. <BR> Christo <BR> <BR> <BR> Nature Quote... Mon, 14 Mar 2016 08:06:40 EST 3/13/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6118120 A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials. <BR> Lucius Annaeus Seneca <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what will be. <BR> Khalil Gibran <BR> <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Love does not dominate; it cultivates. <BR> Johann Wolfgang von Goethe <BR> <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> All colors are the friends of their neighbors and the lovers of their opposit... Sun, 13 Mar 2016 12:00:06 EST