NORWOODGIRL's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=NORWOODGIRL NORWOODGIRL'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/ Antoine de Saint-Exupery quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5762822 A goal without a plan is just a wish. –Antoine de Saint-Exupery, writer Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:54:24 EST Quote from an unknown source http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5757144 "Don't be ashamed of trying, every journey has to start somewhere." <BR> - Unknown Sun, 10 Aug 2014 21:39:35 EST John Wooden quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5755778 "When you improve a little bit each day, eventually big things occur." <BR> - John Wooden Fri, 8 Aug 2014 13:29:44 EST William Pitt quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5755009 "Confidence is a plant of slow growth." - William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham Thu, 7 Aug 2014 10:08:28 EST Colin Powell quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5753494 "There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, <BR> hard work and learning from failure." - Colin Powell Tue, 5 Aug 2014 09:08:26 EST Flavia Weedn quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5753255 "If one dream should fall and break into a thousand pieces,never be afraid to pick one of those pieces up and begin again." - Flavia Weedn Mon, 4 Aug 2014 22:42:06 EST Henry David Thoreau quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5752251 "All endeavor calls for the ability to tramp the last mile, shape the last <BR> plan, endure the last hours toil. The fight to the finish spirit is the one...characteristic we must posses if we are to face the future as <BR> finishers." - Henry David Thoreau Sun, 3 Aug 2014 12:51:36 EST Helen Keller quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5751152 "To keep our faces toward change, and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate, is strength undefeatable." - Helen Keller Fri, 1 Aug 2014 14:25:07 EST Janos Arany quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5750375 "In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities. " - Janos Arany Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:25:15 EST J. K. Rowling quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5749414 "It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far <BR> more than our abilities" - J. K. Rowling Wed, 30 Jul 2014 06:26:30 EST Teddy Roosevelt quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5749154 "It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out where the strong man stumbled, or where a doer of deeds could have done them better.The credit belongs to the man in the arena whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs, and who comes up short again and again, who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, and spends himself in a worthy cause. The man who at best knows the triumph of high achievement and who at worst, if he fails, fails... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:24:57 EST Norman Vincent Peale http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5748376 "It's always too early to quit." - Norman Vincent Peale Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:40:18 EST Bernard Meltzer http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5747844 "When you forgive, you in no way change the past, but you sure <BR> do change the future." - Bernard Meltzer <BR> <BR> <BR> I think this is especially true when you forgive yourself. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:21:51 EST Henry David Thoreau quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5746837 "What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals." - Henry David Thoreau Sat, 26 Jul 2014 09:41:50 EST Oprah quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5746214 "Energy is the essence of life. Every day you decide how you're going to use it by knowing what you want and what it takes to reach that goal, and by maintaining focus." - Oprah Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:26:06 EST Martin Luther King Jr. quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5745666 "Faith is taking the first step even when you don't <BR> see the whole staircase." - Martin Luther King Jr. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:39:35 EST Tony Robbins quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5744701 "How am I going to live today in order to create the <BR> tomorrow I'm committed to?" - Tony Robbins Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:53:32 EST Eleanor Roosevelt quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5744533 "With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts." <BR> - Eleanor Roosevelt Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:29:39 EST Quote from an unknown source http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5743838 "Do what you can, with what you have, where you are." - Unknown Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:35:57 EST Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5742985 "It is our mind, and that alone, that imprisons us <BR> or sets us free." - Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche Sun, 20 Jul 2014 21:28:06 EST Ralph Waldo Emerson Quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5741959 “Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Sat, 19 Jul 2014 08:37:34 EST Jim Rohn quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5741371 "The major key to your better future is YOU." <BR> - Jim Rohn Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:55:04 EST Vince McConnell quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5740591 "We must train from the inside out. Using our strengths to attack <BR> and nullify any weaknesses. It's not about denying a weakness may exist <BR> but about denying its right to persist." - Vince McConnell Thu, 17 Jul 2014 08:37:44 EST Anthony Douglas Williams quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5739918 We live a spiritual lifestyle when we treat all life with care, kindness, and love. <BR> <BR> -Anthony Douglas Williams Wed, 16 Jul 2014 09:01:53 EST Arthur Golden quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5739695 "Adversity is like a strong wind. It tears away from us <BR> all but the things that cannot be torn, so that we see <BR> ourselves as we really are." <BR> - Arthur Golden, Memoirs of a Geisha Tue, 15 Jul 2014 23:02:32 EST Quote from an unknown source http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5738993 "Life is a gift. We just have to remember to untie the <BR> ribbons." - Unknown Mon, 14 Jul 2014 23:20:49 EST Jim Rohn quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5738239 "Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment." <BR> - Jim Rohn Sun, 13 Jul 2014 23:22:36 EST Megan Cooley quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5737587 We were born to shimmer. We were born to shine. We were born to radiate. We were born to live. We were born to love, never hate. <BR> Megan Cooley Sat, 12 Jul 2014 22:46:48 EST Quote from an unknown source http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5736638 It's not about how good you are - it's about how good you want to be. <BR> Anonymous Fri, 11 Jul 2014 10:30:31 EST Denis Waitley quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5736359 "Positive self-direction is the action plan that all winners use to turn imagination into reality, fantasy into fact and dreams into actual goals." <BR> - Denis Waitley Thu, 10 Jul 2014 23:00:14 EST Abraham Joshua Herschel quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5735189 "Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows <BR> with the ability to say no to oneself." - Abraham Joshua Herschel Wed, 9 Jul 2014 09:15:26 EST Barbara La Fontaine quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5734945 "We are better than we know. If we can be made to see it, <BR> perhaps for the rest of our lives we will be unwilling to settle for less." <BR> - Barbara La Fontaine Tue, 8 Jul 2014 23:12:51 EST Quote from an unknown source http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5733629 May your actions speak louder than your words. May your life preach louder than your lips. May your success be your noise in the end. Mon, 7 Jul 2014 08:42:03 EST Annie Dillard paste http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5732968 "How we spend our days is, of course, how we <BR> spend our lives." Annie Dillard Sun, 6 Jul 2014 08:55:31 EST William Feather quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5732370 "Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging <BR> on after others have let go." - William Feather Sat, 5 Jul 2014 08:50:34 EST Quote from an unknown source http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5731847 "Life is not about finding yourself... Life is about creating yourself." <BR> - Unknown Fri, 4 Jul 2014 09:54:13 EST Jim Rohn quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5731398 "Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; <BR> it is something you design for the present." - Jim Rohn Thu, 3 Jul 2014 15:35:38 EST Quote from an unknown source http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5730309 "It takes more than just a good looking body. You've got to have the heart and soul to go with it." - Unknown Wed, 2 Jul 2014 06:49:28 EST Winston Churchill quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5730175 "Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference." <BR> - Winston Churchill Tue, 1 Jul 2014 23:06:51 EST Dale Carnegie quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5729455 "It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you <BR> are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or <BR> unhappy. It is what you think about." - Dale Carnegie Mon, 30 Jun 2014 23:34:52 EST Gandhi quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5728635 "Our greatness lies not so much in being able to <BR> remake the world...as in being able to remake <BR> ourselves." - Gandhi Sun, 29 Jun 2014 22:12:15 EST Norman Vincent Peale quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5727788 "Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow. <BR> But any action is better than no action at all." - Norman Vincent Peale <BR> <BR> Hmm. I know what he's saying, but I don't know whether I agree... Sat, 28 Jun 2014 14:04:50 EST Jim Rohn quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5727440 "If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into <BR> someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? <BR> Not much." - Jim Rohn Fri, 27 Jun 2014 23:32:59 EST Joel Osteen quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5726258 " When nobody else celebrates you, learn to celebrate yourself. When nobody else compliments you,then compliment yourself. It's not up to other people to keep you encouraged, it's up to you . Encouragement should come from the inside. " -Joel Osteen <BR> <BR> This quote really speaks to me right now. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 10:08:00 EST Eleanor Roosevelt quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5725437 The purpose of life, after all, is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience. <BR> Eleanor Roosevelt Wed, 25 Jun 2014 08:24:14 EST Ralph W. Trine quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5725205 "Peace is to be found only within, and unless one finds it there <BR> he will never find it at all. Peace lies not in the external world. <BR> It lies within one's own soul." - Ralph W. Trine Tue, 24 Jun 2014 22:23:18 EST William Shakespeare quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5723942 “There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.” <BR> William Shakespeare Mon, 23 Jun 2014 09:02:23 EST Tommy Lasorda quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5723588 "The difference between the impossible and the possible <BR> lies in a person's determination." - Tommy Lasorda Sun, 22 Jun 2014 19:33:06 EST Marian Wright Edelman quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5722990 Failure is just another way to learn how to do something right. <BR> Marian Wright Edelman Sat, 21 Jun 2014 19:45:30 EST Mother Teresa quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5722433 "Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile." - Mother Teresa Fri, 20 Jun 2014 22:42:26 EST