NORWOODGIRL's SparkPeople Blog NORWOODGIRL's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Quote from an unknown source "The man who removes a mountain begins <BR> by carrying away small stones." - Unknown Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:49:49 EST Micheal Nolan quote "It's not who we are that holds us back, <BR> it's who we think we are not." <BR> -Micheal Nolan Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:16:18 EST Michael Altshuler quote "The bad news is time flies. The good news <BR> is you're the pilot." - Michael Altshuler Mon, 15 Dec 2014 17:33:08 EST Dan Millman quote "When we feel stuck, going nowhere, <BR> even starting to slip backward ... we <BR> may actually be backing up <BR> to get a running start."-Dan Millman Sun, 14 Dec 2014 11:57:37 EST Jim Rohn quote "If you rest too long the weeds take the garden." <BR> - Jim Rohn Sat, 13 Dec 2014 21:21:19 EST Rabindranath Tagore quote The progress of our soul is like a perfect poem. It has an infinite idea which once realised makes all movements full of meaning and joy. <BR> Rabindranath Tagore Fri, 12 Dec 2014 21:28:49 EST H.W. Chosa quote In the darkest hour the soul is replenished and given strength to continue and endure. <BR> H.W. Chosa Thu, 11 Dec 2014 22:07:59 EST Marcel Proust quote Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. <BR> Marcel Proust Wed, 10 Dec 2014 23:11:10 EST Anne Lamott quote Laughter is carbonated holiness. <BR> Anne Lamott Tue, 9 Dec 2014 22:25:10 EST Anna Botsford Comstock quote I look upon a year lived as a year earned; and each year earned means a greater treasury of experience and power laid up against time of need. <BR> Anna Botsford Comstock Mon, 8 Dec 2014 20:22:59 EST Robert Louis Stevenson quote The habit of being happy enables one to be freed, or largely freed, from domination of outside conditions. <BR> Robert Louis Stevenson Sun, 7 Dec 2014 10:47:53 EST M.J. Ryan quote Gratitude makes us feel bursting with delight, just to remember the gifts we have received. Thus we are doubly blessed when we receive something: for the gift itself and later, in recall, for the miracle of having been given it. <BR> M.J. Ryan Sat, 6 Dec 2014 16:18:56 EST Marianne Williamson quote "The purpose of our lives is to give birth to the best <BR> which is within us." - Marianne Williamson Fri, 5 Dec 2014 22:53:26 EST Andrew Carnegie quote "If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands <BR> your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires <BR> your hopes." - Andrew Carnegie Thu, 4 Dec 2014 23:51:11 EST Quote from an unknown source "Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its <BR> trouble, it empties today of its strength." <BR> - Unknown Wed, 3 Dec 2014 22:43:52 EST Ralph Waldo Emerson quote "Finish each day and be done with it. You have done <BR> what you could. Some blunders and absurdities have <BR> crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow <BR> is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and with too <BR> high a spirit to be encumbered with your old <BR> nonsense." - Ralph Waldo Emerson Tue, 2 Dec 2014 20:34:42 EST Jonathan Roche quote "You have an open canvas starting right <BR> now so paint something beautiful." - Jonathan Roche Mon, 1 Dec 2014 23:39:03 EST Napoleon Hill quote "Most great people have attained their greatest <BR> success just one step beyond their greatest failure." <BR> - Napoleon Hill Sun, 30 Nov 2014 09:38:35 EST Beverly Sills quote "There are no shortcuts to any place worth going." <BR> - Beverly Sills <BR> _________________________ Fri, 28 Nov 2014 20:46:34 EST Ralph W. Trine quote "Peace is to be found only within, and unless <BR> one finds it there he will never find it at all. <BR> Peace lies not in the external world. It lies <BR> within one's own soul." - Ralph W. Trine <BR> ________________________________________<BR>___ Thu, 27 Nov 2014 21:48:48 EST Oprah quote "Energy is the essence of life. Every day you <BR> decide how you're going to use it by knowing <BR> what you want and what it takes to reach that <BR> goal, and by maintaining focus." - Oprah Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:45:50 EST Vince McConnell quote "We must train from the inside out. <BR> Using our strengths to attack and nullify <BR> any weaknesses. It's not about denying <BR> a weakness may exist but about denying <BR> its right to persist." - Vince McConnell Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:18:01 EST Quote from an unknown source "Life is not about waiting for the storms to <BR> pass... it's about learning how to dance in the <BR> rain." - Unknown Sun, 23 Nov 2014 20:43:12 EST Sarah Breathnack quote "When we choose not to focus on what is missing <BR> from our lives but are grateful for the abundance <BR> that's present....we experience heaven on earth." <BR> - Sarah Breathnack Sat, 22 Nov 2014 19:32:08 EST Stephen Covey quote "Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; <BR> it's holy ground. There's no greater investment." <BR> - Stephen Covey Thu, 20 Nov 2014 22:04:09 EST Jonathan Roche quote "Focus on one day at a time and <BR> one healthy decision at a time - Win <BR> Today & Repeat!" - Jonathan Roche Wed, 19 Nov 2014 22:34:30 EST Marian Wright Edelman quote "We must not, in trying to think about how <BR> we can make a big difference, ignore the <BR> small daily differences we can make which, <BR> over time, add up to big differences that we <BR> often cannot foresee." <BR> -Marian Wright Edelman Sun, 16 Nov 2014 22:16:47 EST Quote from an unknown source "If you want something that you have never <BR> had, you must do something that you have <BR> never done." - Unknown Fri, 14 Nov 2014 23:02:12 EST Robert Tew quote "Respect yourself enough to walk away <BR> from anything that no longer serves you, <BR> grows you, or makes you happy." <BR> -Robert Tew Thu, 13 Nov 2014 21:53:35 EST Quote from an unknown source "It's not who we are that holds us back, <BR> it's who we think we're not." - Unknown Tue, 11 Nov 2014 22:29:55 EST St. Francis of Assisi quote While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart. <BR> St. Francis of Assisi Sun, 9 Nov 2014 23:16:30 EST Etty Hillesum quote As life becomes harder and more threatening, it also becomes richer, because the fewer expectations we have, the more the good things of life become unexpected gifts that we accept with gratitude. <BR> Etty Hillesum <BR> An Interrupted Life Sat, 8 Nov 2014 21:18:45 EST Quote from an unknown source "Don't be ashamed of trying, every journey <BR> has to start somewhere." - Unknown Fri, 7 Nov 2014 21:11:34 EST Albert Einstein quote "There are only two ways to live your <BR> life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. <BR> The other is as though everything is a miracle." <BR> - Albert Einstein Thu, 6 Nov 2014 21:58:51 EST Quote from an unknown source "Strength does not come from winning. <BR> Your struggles develop your strength. <BR> When you go through hardship and <BR> decide not to surrender, that is strength." <BR> - Anonymous Wed, 5 Nov 2014 20:57:42 EST John Maxwell quote "Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary <BR> greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires <BR> to reach their potential." - John Maxwell Tue, 4 Nov 2014 22:55:53 EST General George S. Patton quote "Accept the challenges so that you may <BR> feel the exhilaration of victory." <BR> - General George S. Patton Mon, 3 Nov 2014 14:38:11 EST Thich Nhat Hanh quote Breath is the bridge which connects life to consciousness, which unites your body to your thoughts. Whenever your mind becomes scattered, use your breath as the means to take hold of your mind again. <BR> Thich Nhat Hanh Sun, 2 Nov 2014 15:07:45 EST Mark Twain quote "Really great people make you feel that you, <BR> too can become great." Mark Twain Sat, 1 Nov 2014 21:05:58 EST Douglas MacArthur quote "Age wrinkles the body. Quitting wrinkles <BR> the soul." - Douglas MacArthur Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:15:49 EST Napoleon Hill quote "The starting point of all achievement is DESIRE. <BR> Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desire brings <BR> weak results, just as a small fire makes a small <BR> amount of heat." - Napoleon Hill Thu, 30 Oct 2014 21:48:06 EST Quote from an unknown source "If you go to work on your goals, your goals <BR> will go to work on you.If you go to work on <BR> your plan, your plan will go to work on you. <BR> Whatever good things we build up end up <BR> building us." - Unknown Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:30:53 EST Jimi Hendrix quote When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace. <BR> Jimi Hendrix Tue, 28 Oct 2014 20:59:39 EST Marcus Aurelius quote Take full account of the excellencies which you possess, and in gratitude remember how you would hanker after them, if you had them not. <BR> Marcus Aurelius Mon, 27 Oct 2014 23:51:08 EST Michelle McDonald quote When we understand how precious each moment is, we can treat each breath, each moment, as a newborn baby. <BR> Michelle McDonald Sun, 26 Oct 2014 21:25:13 EST Quote from an unknown source "The scale can only give you a numerical <BR> reflection of your relationship with gravity. That's <BR> it. It cannot measure beauty, talent, purpose, <BR> life force, possibility, strength or love." <BR> - Unknown Sat, 25 Oct 2014 23:41:08 EST Quote from an unknown source "When a person steps out of their comfort zone <BR> the possibilities of their life expand exponentially." <BR> -Unknown Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:01:12 EST Jonathan Roche quote "You are an open canvas starting right <BR> now, so paint something beautiful." <BR> - Jonathan Roche Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:24:39 EST Steven Wright quote "Every action you take is a seed you sow. Every <BR> seed you sow is a harvest you'll reap. You'll never <BR> change your life until you change your choices." <BR> - Steven Wright Wed, 22 Oct 2014 21:22:42 EST Carla Gordon "If someone in your life talked to you the way you <BR> talk to yourself, you would have left them long ago." <BR> <BR> - Carla Gordon Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:43:43 EST