JUDY1676's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=JUDY1676 JUDY1676'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/ Sunday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5840121 Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings. <BR> ~~Salvador Dali <BR> <BR> Sun, 28 Dec 2014 20:19:29 EST Saturday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5839583 Life is a song - sing it. Life is a game - play it. Life is a challenge - meet it. Life is a dream - realize it. Life is a sacrifice - offer it. Life is love - enjoy it. <BR> <BR> Sai Baba Sat, 27 Dec 2014 22:35:19 EST Friday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5839069 We all need each other. <BR> ~~Leo Buscaglia <BR> <BR> Fri, 26 Dec 2014 23:20:35 EST Christmas Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5838535 I enjoyed a really nice day with my son and family. <BR> I was invited to go to daughter-in-laws family Christmas <BR> and I enjoyed myself. It was still a bittersweet day without Chuck. <BR> I hope you all enjoyed a joyous day! <BR> Merry Christmas to all! Thu, 25 Dec 2014 22:03:30 EST Christmas Eve's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5838126 Christmas in Bethlehem. The ancient dream: a cold, clear night made brilliant by a glorious star, the smell of incense, shepherds and wise men falling to their knees in adoration of the sweet baby, the incarnation of perfect love. <BR> ~~Lucinda Franks <BR> <BR> <em>445</em> Wishing all of my Spark Friends who celebrate Christmas, a VERY Merry And Blessed Christmas! <em>446</em> <em>442</em> <em>460</em> <em>445</em> Wed, 24 Dec 2014 21:35:52 EST Tuesday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5837698 Christmas is the spirit of giving without a thought of getting. It is happiness because we see joy in people. It is forgetting self and finding time for others. It is discarding the meaningless and stressing the true values. <BR> Thomas S. Monson <BR> Tue, 23 Dec 2014 23:00:06 EST Monday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5837032 I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. <BR> <BR> Charles Dickens Mon, 22 Dec 2014 22:17:12 EST Sunday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5836566 Christmas isn't a season. It's a feeling. <BR> ~~Edna Ferber <BR> <BR> And-- we need to work to keep this feeling going ALL year long! <BR> Have a great week! Sun, 21 Dec 2014 23:05:17 EST Saturday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5836090 Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas. <BR> ~~Calvin Coolidge Sat, 20 Dec 2014 23:22:22 EST Friday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5835627 If you are lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it. <BR> <BR> John Irving Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:36:19 EST Thursday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5835139 Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. <BR> <BR> Buddha Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:16:08 EST Wednesday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5834661 <BR> The best way to keep your friends is not to give them away. <BR> Wilson Mizner <BR> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:06:46 EST Tuesday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5834135 Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care. <BR> <BR> Theodore Roosevelt <BR> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:04:07 EST Monday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5833620 <BR> Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope. <BR> Maya Angelou Mon, 15 Dec 2014 22:44:10 EST Sunday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5833015 <BR> You've got to go out on a limb sometimes because that's where the fruit is. <BR> ~~~Will Rogers <BR> Sun, 14 Dec 2014 19:37:19 EST Saturday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5832583 Happiness depends upon ourselves. <BR> Aristotle Sat, 13 Dec 2014 22:15:38 EST Friday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5832160 Learning never exhausts the mind. <BR> <BR> Leonardo da Vinci <BR> <BR> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 23:13:58 EST Thursday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5831665 Believe and act as if it were impossible to fail. <BR> <BR> Charles Kettering Thu, 11 Dec 2014 23:23:26 EST Wednesday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5831084 Great things are done by a series of small things brought together. <BR> Vincent Van Gogh Wed, 10 Dec 2014 22:43:04 EST Tuesday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5830570 Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence. <BR> <BR> Vince Lombardi <BR> Tue, 9 Dec 2014 23:30:23 EST Monday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5829965 <BR> You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them. <BR> Desmond Tutu Mon, 8 Dec 2014 22:37:30 EST Sunday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5829344 <BR> Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened. <BR> Dr. Seuss <BR> Sun, 7 Dec 2014 22:52:18 EST Saturday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5828845 Look at the sky. We are not alone. The whole universe is friendly to us and conspires only to give the best to those who dream and work. <BR> <BR> A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Sat, 6 Dec 2014 22:53:09 EST Friday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5828362 Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. <BR> Leo Tolstoy Fri, 5 Dec 2014 23:11:27 EST Thursday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5827801 <BR> Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself. <BR> Michel de Montaigne <BR> Thu, 4 Dec 2014 21:54:27 EST Wednesday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5827216 It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness. <BR> <BR> Charles Spurgeon Wed, 3 Dec 2014 22:18:15 EST Tuesday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5826641 We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths. <BR> <BR> Walt Disney Tue, 2 Dec 2014 21:40:48 EST Monday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5826072 Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud. <BR> <BR> Maya Angelou <BR> Mon, 1 Dec 2014 22:44:10 EST Sunday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5825411 <BR> A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life. <BR> William Arthur Ward Sun, 30 Nov 2014 21:34:11 EST Saturday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5824882 Fitness needs to be perceived as fun and games or we subconsciously avoid it. <BR> <BR> Alan Thicke <BR> Sat, 29 Nov 2014 21:16:58 EST Friday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5824465 Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. <BR> <BR> Marcel Proust Fri, 28 Nov 2014 23:13:53 EST Thursday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5824033 <BR> You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving. <BR> Robert Louis Stevenson Thu, 27 Nov 2014 22:42:43 EST Wednesday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5823586 As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. <BR> <BR> John F. Kennedy <BR> <BR> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:22:04 EST Tuesday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5823053 Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough. <BR> <BR> Oprah Winfrey Tue, 25 Nov 2014 23:21:58 EST Monday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5822482 It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. <BR> ~~Confucius <BR> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:52:08 EST Sunday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5821940 Opinions are made to be changed - or how is truth to be got at? <BR> <BR> Lord Byron Sun, 23 Nov 2014 23:29:16 EST Saturday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5821335 The only thing we know about the future is that it will be different. <BR> <BR> Peter Drucker <BR> <BR> <BR> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 22:10:44 EST Friday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5820836 In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit. <BR> <BR> Albert Schweitzer Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20:42:21 EST Thursday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5820292 The truth is you don't know what is going to happen tomorrow. Life is a crazy ride, and nothing is guaranteed. <BR> <BR> Eminem Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:22:59 EST Wednesday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5819783 The more things you do, the more you can do. <BR> <BR> Lucille Ball <BR> <BR> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 22:30:27 EST Tuesday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5819109 <BR> <BR> You know how advice is. You only want it if it agrees with what you wanted to do anyway. <BR> ~~John Steinbeck <BR> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 19:35:46 EST Monday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5818558 It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver. <BR> <BR> Mahatma Gandhi <BR> <BR> <BR> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 21:19:53 EST Sunday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5817996 Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity. <BR> <BR> John F Kennedy Sun, 16 Nov 2014 22:51:27 EST Saturday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5817469 Courage is the capacity to confront what can be imagined. <BR> <BR> Leo Rosten <BR> Sat, 15 Nov 2014 22:01:15 EST Friday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5816884 Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. <BR> <BR> Thomas A. Edison <BR> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 17:48:17 EST Thursday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5816414 Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be. <BR> <BR> Abraham Lincoln Thu, 13 Nov 2014 22:06:48 EST Wednesday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5815856 Exercise to stimulate, not to annihilate. The world wasn't formed in a day, and neither were we. Set small goals and build upon them. <BR> <BR> Lee Haney Wed, 12 Nov 2014 23:15:29 EST Veteran's Day Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5814842 The valor and courage of our young women and men in the armed services are a shining example to all of the world, and we owe them and their families our deepest respect. <BR> Bill Frist <BR> <BR> It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived. <BR> George S. Patton <BR> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 11:26:26 EST Monday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5814525 <BR> The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have. <BR> ~~Vince Lombardi Mon, 10 Nov 2014 22:06:20 EST Sunday's Words to Ponder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5813873 Belief in oneself is one of the most important bricks in building any successful venture. <BR> <BR> Lydia M. Child <BR> <BR> Sun, 9 Nov 2014 22:44:15 EST