L*I*T*A*'s SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=L%2AI%2AT%2AA%2A L*I*T*A*'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/ Life is like a journey on a train http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6407044 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4c0df658-eec0-4281-ac97-0298f1eb22a3.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Life is like a journey on a train <BR> <BR> Life is like a journey on a train with its stations, with changes of routes and with accidents! <BR> At birth we boarded the train and met our parents, and we believe they will always travel on our side. <BR> However, at some station our parents will step down from the train, leaving us on this journey alone. <BR> As time goes by, other people w... Sat, 2 Sep 2017 23:56:12 EST 17 things to let go of in 2017. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6289965 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ff79bdb1-3281-4f87-acec-d2b5b705816e.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> 17 things to let go of in 2017. <BR> 1. <BR> Let go of the belief that you have to have everything figured out right now. That you have to know exactly who you want to be, exactly what you want to do, exactly who you want to have a life with. Be okay with the fact that you’re going to go through life feeling blind and unsteady and never fully sure of what you’re doing, beca... Mon, 2 Jan 2017 23:05:18 EST LEST WE FORGET .......... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6265285 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b2a2205e-4d1f-49ad-8fc6-e2fca3d0f444.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6709caaf-f86e-43d2-a47f-8a69dc9e4f85.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e8ebb878-fd7e-485c-81df-3559843b3685.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> LEST WE FORGET <BR> <BR> He was getting old and paunchy <BR> And his hair was falling fast, <BR> And he sat around the Legion, <BR> Telling stories of the past. <BR> <... Fri, 11 Nov 2016 13:22:00 EST FORGIVENESS..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6216811 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/282b208e-439b-46fc-ba28-f4fe49547c06.png"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/aeb71b88-8ee7-42a7-9980-1a455f6f52f1.jpg"> <BR> <BR> A Bag Of Potatoes <BR> <BR> One of my teachers had each one of us bring a clear plastic bag and a sack of potatoes to class. For every person we'd refuse to forgive in our life, we were told to choose a potato, write on it the name and date, and put it in the plastic bag. Some of our... Fri, 12 Aug 2016 14:31:14 EST A ROAD TO TOMORROW http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6181165 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/47e1aa54-c6f1-4c5c-9828-e9ce3851c5d5.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> A ROAD TO TOMORROW <BR> <BR> <BR> I have always seen my life <BR> As a journey on a road to tomorrow — <BR> There have been hills and valleys ... <BR> And turns here and there <BR> That have filled my life with <BR> All kinds of challenges and changes. <BR> But I made it through those times, <BR> Because there were always special friends <BR> I met along the way. <BR> My special f... Sun, 12 Jun 2016 00:01:19 EST Inspiring Thoughts for Tough Times .... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6123236 <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3359797e-b364-43b4-8e1b-eea04b91e2f6.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2cbe5fd8-f81a-4627-8a40-8aea572dfe68.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/44fe85eb-8624-430b-a647-82440cb58e6c.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/305443f7-be7b-4f64-a0ae-7acf4fa3c70f.png"> <BR> <BR> <BR> 10 Inspiring Thoughts for Tough Times <BR> <BR> Difficult financi... Sat, 19 Mar 2016 23:22:04 EST HEARTPRINTS....... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6094712 <BR> ] <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/10daf7a9-16d5-4b35-a4f3-7fe2b9f028ca.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> HEARTPRINTS <BR> <BR> Whatever our hands touch <BR> We leave fingerprints — <BR> On walls, on furniture, on doorknobs and dishes; <BR> There's no escape, as we touch we leave our identity. <BR> Wherever I go today <BR> Help me leave HEARTPRINTS — <BR> Heartprints of compassion, <BR> Of understanding and love. <BR> Heartprints of kindness and genuine concern — <BR> May my heart ... Fri, 12 Feb 2016 23:49:10 EST RECIPE FOR A HAPPY YEAR.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6059136 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7a3c90f4-d92a-4fc2-b597-6b3a1a2672a5.jpg"> <BR> <BR> RECIPE FOR A HAPPY YEAR <BR> <BR> Take twelve, fine, full-grown months, <BR> see that these are thoroughly free <BR> from all old memories of bitterness, <BR> rancor, hate and jealousy; <BR> cleanse them completely from <BR> every clinging spite. <BR> Pick off all specks of pettiness and littleness; <BR> in short , see that these months are freed from all the past; <BR> Have them as f... Sun, 3 Jan 2016 17:47:07 EST EVERY DAY IS CHRISTMAS... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6047328 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6266d88d-7d26-4953-b655-bd1cc386d4a8.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> EVERY DAY IS CHRISTMAS... <BR> <BR> Every day is Christmas when you have the kind of mind, <BR> That stores up all the goodness and the sweetness it can find <BR> When you don't need an occasion, to spread a bit of cheer, <BR> But just keep on a-giving, of yourself throughout the year <BR> <BR> <BR> Every day is Christmas, with a gaily wrapped surprise, <BR> When you've learned to s... Mon, 14 Dec 2015 11:01:48 EST It's the Light in YOU...THAT MAKES ME THANKFUL http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6032828 <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/60c7a270-b301-44e7-887f-dfa4ca3c9dd0.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> It's the Light in YOU...THAT MAKES ME THANKFUL <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/abbdd5cc-1ab0-478c-89d7-b1a1725cdc86.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I've seen the light <BR> and it's in you ... <BR> in everything you are <BR> and in everything you do. <BR> <BR> It's a perfect light that <BR> shines for all to see; <BR> in fact it shines so brightly, <BR> it's ... Mon, 16 Nov 2015 01:18:43 EST The Power of One ..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6019054 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/005526fc-7480-4e7b-97df-76f71a9a58ff.jpg"> <BR> <BR> The Power of One <BR> <BR> One song can spark a moment, <BR> One whisper can wake the dream. <BR> One tree can start a forest, <BR> One bird can herald spring. <BR> <BR> One smile begins a friendship, <BR> One moment can make one fall in luv. <BR> One star can guide a ship at sea, <BR> One word can frame the goal <BR> <BR> One vote can change a nation, <BR> One sunbeam lights a room <BR>... Wed, 21 Oct 2015 23:10:51 EST ONE DAY AT A TIME http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5996348 <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6cd6a702-1fb3-42e3-b80f-259786fe4d17.jpg"> <BR> <BR> ONE DAY AT A TIME <BR> <BR> Our lives are made up of a million moments, <BR> spent in a million different ways. <BR> Some are spent searching for <BR> love, peace, and harmony. <BR> Others are spent surviving day by day. <BR> But there is no greater moment <BR> than when we find that life, <BR> with all it's joys and sorrows, <BR> is meant to be lived one day at a time. <B... Sun, 13 Sep 2015 00:18:16 EST Somebody............ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5979231 <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f47250c8-453d-4768-936c-5807eccb5601.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7b88e417-c936-45b4-a70e-69eea4446237.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b062db21-a357-4d40-95fb-43f7dd2cfef5.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Somebody <BR> <BR> <BR> Somebody is very proud of you. <BR> Somebody is thinking of you. <BR> Somebody is caring about you. <BR> Somebody misses you. <BR> Somebody want... Sun, 16 Aug 2015 23:04:06 EST FRIENDSHIP ... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5974420 <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/054683c6-3f9d-435f-a527-7c9af8740a75.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e93af045-c375-44b3-a73d-03219e58b6ce.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/288984f0-f033-4764-a2f9-bb2812add601.png">.... <BR> <BR> FRIENDSHIP ... <BR> <BR> Friendship needs no studied phrases, <BR> Polished face, or winning wiles; <BR> Friendship deals no lavish praises, <BR> Friendship dons no surfa... Sat, 8 Aug 2015 23:06:01 EST WHICH ARE YOU? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5964592 <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1a8cb33a-40ba-487e-8754-fc8057ea4438.jpg"> <BR> <BR> WHICH ARE YOU? <BR> <BR> There are two kinds of people on earth today; <BR> Just two kinds of people, no more, I say. <BR> Not the sinner and saint, for it's well understood, <BR> The good are half bad, and the bad are half good; <BR> Not the rich and the poor for to rate a man's wealth, <BR> You must first know the state of his conscience and health. <BR> Not the humble and pro... Tue, 21 Jul 2015 23:12:12 EST FREEDOM TO CHOOSE CHANGE...... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5956599 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8323447a-fefb-454a-96d3-110ec1764c23.jpg"> <BR> <BR> FREEDOM TO CHOOSE CHANGE...... <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ccd34328-4c35-4b17-af20-aa2a13a5cd92.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> His life story has proven that it’s possible to remain gentle in spirit, yet simultaneously command a huge amount of strength and respect. <BR> <BR> He says: <BR> <BR> “In a gentle way, you can shake the world.” <BR> <BR> Gandhi’s ph... Mon, 6 Jul 2015 21:18:42 EST Wishing..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5949473 <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9fcb44b7-b1e5-41a0-a90e-2ea6ead8a3ae.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Wishing..... <BR> <BR> Do you wish the world were better? <BR> Let me tell you what to do — <BR> Set a watch upon your actions, keep them always straight and true; <BR> Rid your mind of selfish motives; let your thoughts be clear and high; <BR> You can make a little Eden of the sphere you occupy. <BR> <BR> Do you wish the world were wiser? <BR> Well, suppose you made a start — ... Mon, 22 Jun 2015 23:16:45 EST CHEERFUL THOUGHTS LIGHTEN DARKEST FEARS..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5940922 <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5e64446d-c1bc-4cce-ac08-3c53f557c468.jpg"> <BR> <BR> CHEERFUL THOUGHTS <BR> LIGHTEN DARKEST FEARS <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0238f11e-570a-4090-bfb3-7ca5ddf5dd87.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Cheerful thoughts like sunbeams <BR> Lighten up the "darkest fears," <BR> For when the heart is happy, <BR> There's just no time for tears. <BR> <BR> And when the face is smiling, <BR> It's impossib... Sat, 6 Jun 2015 21:39:36 EST Perseverance...... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5931688 <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7db91c45-0733-4d24-806d-3eb9cdf0f0f6.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4da981eb-b313-412b-a8b8-0d4062b304bc.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Perseverance <BR> Just Keep Planting <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> When Paul was a boy growing up in Utah, he happened to live near an old copper smelter, and the sulfur dioxide that poured out of the refinery had made a desolate wasteland out of what used to be a beautiful forest. Pau... Wed, 20 May 2015 23:26:45 EST Women have strengths that amaze ... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5924966 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/7/l271529175.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/6/l867677371.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/0/l506901708.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Women have strengths that amaze ... <BR> <BR> <BR> They carry children, they carry hardships, they carry burdens, <BR> yet they hold faith, happiness, love and joy. <BR> They smile when they want to scream. <BR> They sing when they want to cry. <BR> <... Fri, 8 May 2015 19:02:53 EST AT DAY'S END....... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5913626 <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/9/l791917759.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1801237647.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> AT DAY'S END <BR> <BR> Is anybody happier <BR> Because YOU passed their way? <BR> Does anyone remember <BR> That you spoke to them today? <BR> <BR> The day is almost over, <BR> And its toiling time is through, <BR> Is there anyone to utter <BR> Now a kindly word of YOU? <BR> <BR> Can you say tonight in par... Sat, 18 Apr 2015 20:53:37 EST EVERY DROP'S A DREAM..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5907952 <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/0/l606670663.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> EVERY DROP'S A DREAM <BR> . <BR> Moonlight on the Sea <BR> If each grain of sand were to say: <BR> One grain does not make a mountain, <BR> There would be no land. <BR> If each drop of water were to say: <BR> One drop does not make an ocean, <BR> There would be no sea. <BR> If each note of music were to say: <BR> Each note does not make a symphony, <BR> There would be no melody. <BR> If each word were t... Wed, 8 Apr 2015 21:19:30 EST TRIUMPH OVER TROUBLE http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5889985 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/7/l277955159.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> TRIUMPH OVER TROUBLE <BR> <BR> If wishes worked like magic, <BR> And plans worked that way too, <BR> And everything you wished for, <BR> Whether good or bad for you, <BR> Immediately was granted <BR> With no effort on your part, <BR> You’d experience no fulfillment <BR> Of your spirit or your heart. <BR> <BR> <BR> For things achieved too easily <BR> Lose their charm and meaning too, <BR> For it is life’s d... Mon, 9 Mar 2015 16:25:58 EST WEATHERING THE STORM ...BE RICH IN ANY CLIMATE http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5879361 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/5/l352535123.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> WEATHERING THE STORM ...BE RICH IN ANY CLIMATE <BR> <BR> The secret to being rich lies in remembering that <BR> friendships are priceless, time is invaluable, <BR> health is wealth, and love is a treasure. <BR> Create a nest egg of beautiful memories <BR> that you can dip into from time to time <BR> to ease any sorrows. <BR> Have the kind of remembrances <BR> that raise you up with their worth ... Fri, 20 Feb 2015 11:46:04 EST ANGELS IN MY LIFE http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5871960 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/0/l40190562.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1137459759.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> ANGELS IN MY LIFE <BR> <BR> <BR> There have been angels in my life, <BR> While they haven't arrived with a blast of trumpets <BR> Or a rustle of wings, I've known them just the same. <BR> They performed their acts in human guise, <BR> Sometimes borrowing the faces of family and friends, <BR> Sometimes in the form of a stran... Sun, 8 Feb 2015 17:09:47 EST CHOOSING NOT-SO-RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5859526 CHOOSING <BR> NOT-SO-RANDOM <BR> ACTS OF KINDNESS <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1770013201.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/3/l335987284.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> "I expect to pass through life but once. <BR> If therefore, there be any kindness I can show, or any good thing <BR> I can do to any fellow being, let me do it now, and not defer or <BR> neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again. " ~ William Penn <BR> You C... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 12:52:51 EST WE ARE ONE http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5834684 <BR> WE ARE ONE <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1502593565.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/1/l714162754.jpg"> <BR> <BR> While viewing the beauty of fresh falling snow, <BR> <BR> My mind wandered back to words spoken softly to the ear of a child. <BR> <BR> "Snowflakes are like newborn souls falling from the clouds to the earth." <BR> <BR> Like the snowflake we are all perfect creations. <BR> <BR> Each of us uniquely formed... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:55:55 EST TODAY'S JOY WAS BORN ...OF YESTERDAY'S SORROW http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5828382 TODAY'S JOY WAS BORN ... <BR> .... OF YESTERDAY'S SORROW <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1045119539.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/3/l3326564.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Who said the "darkness of the night" <BR> Would never turn to day; <BR> Who said the "winter's bleakness" <BR> Would never pass away. <BR> <BR> Who said the fog would never lift <BR> And let the sunshine through; <BR> Who said the skies now overcast <... Sat, 6 Dec 2014 00:07:39 EST One Hundred Ways To Live To One Hundred..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5819118 <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/2/l327205461.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> One Hundred Ways To Live To One Hundred <BR> <BR> 1. Enjoy yourself. <BR> 2. Stay young in heart. <BR> 3. Be honest and open. <BR> 4. Look for rainbows. <BR> 5. Walk to work. <BR> 6. Take the stairs. <BR> 7. Keep your curiosity. <BR> 8. Stop smoking. <BR> 9. Listen to your body. <BR> 10. Watch what you eat. <BR> 11. Watch what you say. <BR> 12. Make time for your children. <BR> 13. Don't r... Tue, 18 Nov 2014 19:53:57 EST I do not know your name ....... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5814583 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1647002135.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/3/l339087188.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1687110165.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> I do not know your name <BR> <BR> I do not know your name, but I know you died <BR> I do not know from where you came, but I know you died <BR> <BR> Your uniform, branch of service, it matters not to me <BR> Whether Volunteer o... Tue, 11 Nov 2014 00:06:06 EST WEATHERING THE STORM ... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5797536 <BR> WEATHERING THE STORM ...BE RICH IN ANY CLIMATE <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/5/l758071872.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> The secret to being rich lies in remembering that <BR> friendships are priceless, time is invaluable, <BR> health is wealth, and love is a treasure. <BR> Create a nest egg of beautiful memories <BR> that you can dip into from time to time <BR> to ease any sorrows. <BR> Have the kind of remembrances <BR> that raise you up with their worth ... Mon, 13 Oct 2014 16:21:18 EST To Achieve Your Dreams Remember your ABC's http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5775261 (¸.•´(•*¨&#9829;.•*¨) -:¦:- &#9829; &#9829;-:¦:- (¸.•´(•*¨&#9829;.•*¨) -:¦:- &#9829; &#9829;-:¦:- (¸.•´(•*¨.&#9829;. <BR> <BR> <BR> To Achieve Your Dreams Remember your ABC's ::: <BR> <BR> (A)void negative sources, people, places, things and habits. <BR> (B)elieve in yourself. <BR> (C)onsider things from every angle. <BR> (D)on't give up and don't give in. <BR> (E)njoy life today, yesterday is gone and tomorrow may never come. <BR> (F)amily and friends are hidden treasures, seek the... Sun, 7 Sep 2014 16:09:55 EST The Best Day of My Life http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5750080 The Best Day of My Life <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1806110479.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Today, when I awoke, I suddenly realized that this is the best day of my life, ever! <BR> There were times when I wondered if I would make it to today... but I did! <BR> And because I did I'm going to celebrate! <BR> Today, I'm going to celebrate what a great life I have had so far; <BR> the accomplishments, the many blessings, and, even the hardships, <BR> because the... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 01:18:19 EST ANGELS ON THE INTERNET http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5739024 ANGELS ON THE INTERNET <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1991642886.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> There's a land where I go, when I need to share, <BR> That's not on a map, yet exists everywhere; <BR> Lots of names without faces, a curious place, <BR> A virtual creation that's called — cyberspace. <BR> There are all sorts of people with cute little handles, <BR> Like Jasmine and Sandman and Rosebud and Jangles; <BR> Some can be snobs, though most are great fun, <... Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:16:28 EST You are unique http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5723393 <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/1/l311037781.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1117982511.jpg"> <BR> <BR> You are unique <BR> <BR> Think what a remarkable, unduplicatable, and miraculous thing it is to be you! <BR> <BR> Of all the people who have come and gone on the earth, since the beginning of time, not one of them is like you! <BR> <BR> No one who has ever lived or is to come has had your combination of abilities, talent... Sun, 22 Jun 2014 12:20:40 EST WHAT DO ANGELS LOOK LIKE? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5708063 <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1401425698.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/0/l402198353.jpg"> <BR> <BR> What do angels look like? <BR> Like the little old lady who returned your wallet yesterday. <BR> Like the taxi driver who told you that <BR> your eyes light up the world, when you smile. <BR> <BR> Like the small child who showed you <BR> the wonder in simple things. <BR> <BR> Like the poor man who offered <BR> to share his... Sun, 1 Jun 2014 12:00:49 EST THINGS MY MOTHER TAUGHT ME....... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5691932 <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1211249835.jpg"> <BR> <BR> THINGS MY MOTHER TAUGHT ME....... <BR> <BR> 1. My mother taught me about ESP: <BR> "Put your sweater on; don't you think I know when you'll be cold?" <BR> <BR> 2. My mother taught me about RELIGION: <BR> "You better pray that will come out of the carpet." <BR> <BR> 3. My mother taught me about TIME TRAVEL: <BR> "If you don't straighten up, I'm going to knock you into the middle of next week!" ... Sat, 10 May 2014 12:16:44 EST TODAY'S THE DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5686811 <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/6/l561722570.jpg"> <BR> <BR> TODAY'S THE DAY <BR> <BR> “It’s not that some people have will power and some don’t. It’s that some people <BR> are ready to change and others are not." James Gordon, M.D. <BR> <BR> Today make a commitment to live in the moment and be the artist of your exceptional, more purposeful, and significant life. Always remember that you are the artist and you have the freedom to paint the portrait of yo... Sat, 3 May 2014 23:44:34 EST The Three Trees http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5673950 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2049838852.jpg"> <BR> <BR> The Three Trees <BR> <BR> Once there were three trees on a hill in the <BR> woods.. They were discussing their hopes and dreams when the first tree said, 'Someday I hope to be a treasure chest. <BR> I could be filled with gold, silver and precious gems. I could be decorated with intricate carving and everyone would see the beauty.' <BR> <BR> Then the second tree said, 'Someday I will be <BR> a mighty ship. ... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:14:31 EST THE COLORS OF THE WORLD http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5665671 <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/4/l641273670.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> THE COLORS OF THE WORLD <BR> <BR> <BR> A tale of acceptance and diversity, <BR> adapted from Native American legend ... <BR> It is said that once the different colors of the world started to quarrel. All claimed they were the best, the most important, the most useful, the favorite: <BR> GREEN said: <BR> "Clearly I am the most important. I am the sign of life and of hope. I was chosen for grass, trees,... Sun, 6 Apr 2014 12:11:09 EST THE TREASURE..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5654752 <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1796186384.jpg"> <BR> <BR> THE TREASURE <BR> <BR> A man was exploring caves by the seashore. In one of the caves he found a canvas bag with a bunch of hardened clay vessels. It was like someone had rolled balls of clay and left them out in the sun to bake. <BR> They didn't look like much, but they intrigued the man, so he took the bag out of the cave with him. As he strolled along the beach, he would throw the clay balls one at... Sun, 23 Mar 2014 17:49:51 EST A STRONG WOMAN http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5640018 <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1394741026.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> A STRONG WOMAN <BR> <BR> A strong woman works out every day to keep her body in shape — <BR> But a woman of strength looks <BR> deep inside to keep her soul in shape. <BR> <BR> A strong woman isn't afraid of anything — <BR> But a woman of strength shows <BR> courage in the midst of her fear. <BR> <BR> A strong woman won't let anyone get the best of her — <BR> But a woman of strength gives <BR>... Wed, 5 Mar 2014 00:58:57 EST THE LAW OF LIFE http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5634237 <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1395274914.jpg"> <BR> <BR> THE LAW OF LIFE <BR> <BR> <BR> Whatever you give away today or think or say or do <BR> Will multiply about tenfold and then return to you; <BR> It may not come immediately, nor from the obvious source, <BR> But the law applies unfailingly, through some invisible source. <BR> Whatever you feel about another, be it love or hate or passion, <BR> Will surely bounce right back to you in some clear (or secret) f... Wed, 26 Feb 2014 10:32:38 EST unconditional love..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5624182 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1948258056.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l113577823.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/8/l786140991.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/7/l974229302.jpg"> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 18:16:10 EST Great Instructions For Life http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5615480 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/5/l355939539.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Great Instructions For Life <BR> <BR> Give people more than they expect and do it cheerfully. <BR> <BR> Memorize your favorite poem. <BR> <BR> Don't believe all you hear, spend all you have or sleep all you want. <BR> <BR> When you say, "I love you", mean it. <BR> <BR> When you say, "I'm sorry", look the person in the eye. <BR> <BR> Be engaged at least six months before you get married. <BR> <BR... Tue, 4 Feb 2014 23:40:48 EST "WHAT WILL MATTER" http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5599097 <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1251413801.jpg"> <BR> <BR> "WHAT WILL MATTER" <BR> <BR> First Day of the Rest of Your Life <BR> Ready or not, some day it will all come to an end. <BR> There will be no more sunrises, no minutes, hours or days. <BR> All the things you collected, whether treasured or forgotten <BR> will pass to someone else. <BR> Your wealth, fame and temporal power will shrivel to irrelevance. <BR> It will not matter what you owned or what you wer... Sun, 19 Jan 2014 15:26:55 EST I AM THE NEW YEAR..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5590251 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2070856707.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> I AM THE NEW YEAR <BR> <BR> I am the New Year ... <BR> I am an unspoiled page in your book of time. <BR> I am your next chance at the art of living. <BR> <BR> I am your opportunity to practice <BR> what you have learned about life <BR> during the last twelve months. <BR> <BR> All that you sought <BR> and didn't find is hidden in me, <BR> waiting for you to search it out <BR> with more determination. <BR> ... Sat, 11 Jan 2014 12:33:56 EST MAKE THIS THE BEST YEAR EVER http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5581922 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1692807060.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> MAKE THIS <BR> THE BEST YEAR EVER <BR> <BR> Inspiration Online Magazine - Opening the Portal <BR> I will no longer worry about yesterday. <BR> It is in the past and the past will never change. <BR> Only I can change by choosing to do so. <BR> I will no longer worry about tomorrow. <BR> Tomorrow will always be there, waiting for me to make the most of it. <BR> But I cannot make the most of tomorrow with... Sat, 4 Jan 2014 13:14:52 EST LIGHT YOUR CANDLE FOR THE NEW YEAR...... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5575710 <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/2/l922586937.jpg"> <BR> <BR> LIGHT YOUR CANDLE FOR THE NEW YEAR <BR> <BR> Light the candle in your soul, <BR> Carry it into the dark. <BR> If you find a flame that's lost its glow <BR> Light it with a spark. <BR> The flame only grows brighter <BR> When it gives another light, <BR> And a billion burning candles <BR> Can drive away the night. <BR> Believe in yourself to the depth of your being, <BR> Nourish the talents your spirit is free... Mon, 30 Dec 2013 13:51:20 EST The ABC's of Christmas http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5571398 <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1836528782.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> The ABC's of Christmas <BR> by Author Unknown <BR> <BR> A is for Angels <BR> With halos so bright <BR> Whose carols were heard <BR> On that first Christmas Night <BR> <BR> B is for Bells <BR> So merrily ringing <BR> Joy to the world <BR> Is the message they're bringing <BR> <BR> C is for Candles <BR> That so brightly shine <BR> To give a warm welcome <BR> To your friends and mine <BR> <BR... Wed, 25 Dec 2013 00:36:03 EST