PRAIRIECROCUS's SparkPeople Blog PRAIRIECROCUS's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Today's Inspiration " Better keep yourself <BR> clean and bright ; <BR> you are the window <BR> through which <BR> you must see the world." <BR> <BR> - George Bernard Shaw Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:25:09 EST Today's Inspiration " You can not find happiness by chasing after it. <BR> Happiness comes from doing what you love to do, <BR> and from being who you truly are." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:38:18 EST Today's Inspiration " One touch of nature makes <BR> the whole world kin." <BR> <BR> - William Shakespeare Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:29:47 EST Today's Inspiration " Welcome change. Without change, we would <BR> always remain caterpillars. Embrace change. <BR> Spread your wings . Fly high and free." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:18:30 EST Today's Inspiration " Pay attention to rainbows, and snowflakes, <BR> butterflies and the songs of birds, <BR> the crash of storm-driven waves <BR> and the mirror-surface of a quiet pond. <BR> Let the depths of nature become a part of your <BR> innermost being." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:24:27 EST Today's Inspiration " Be content with what you have, <BR> rejoice in the way things are. <BR> When you realize there is nothing lacking, <BR> the whole world belongs to you." <BR> <BR> - Lao Tzu Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:12:25 EST Today's Inspiration " There are a hundred valid reasons <BR> why something can't be done, but <BR> only one reason, Commitment, <BR> why it can." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:26:45 EST Today's Inspiration " Life is lived in the mists - little is fully visible, less is certain. <BR> Yet rejoice in the unknowing, <BR> and let all of life be a wonderful adventure." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:23:34 EST Today's Inspiration " If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, <BR> if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you, <BR> if the simple things in nature have a message you understand, <BR> Rejoice, for your soul is alive." <BR> <BR> - Eleanora Duse Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:58:34 EST Today's Inspiration " Patience, persistence, and perseverance. <BR> A little more each day, a <BR> little better each day." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> Sun, 13 Jul 2014 00:20:15 EST Today's Inspiration " With the new day comes <BR> new strength and new thoughts." <BR> <BR> - Eleanor Roosevelt Sat, 12 Jul 2014 00:16:30 EST Today's Inspiration " There is magic in respecting others. <BR> Respect customers, vendors, bosses, employees, co-workers. <BR> Respect parents, spouses, sons, daughters. <BR> Respect the trash collector, the mayor, the bank teller, <BR> the truck driver." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:35:09 EST Today's Inspiration " Every day is a new day - <BR> a day for new beginnings, new <BR> dreams, new action - <BR> a day for challenge, adventure, <BR> and discovery. <BR> TODAY, what is your goal ? <BR> What is your dream ? <BR> What action are you taking to <BR> further your goals and dreams ? <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:22:50 EST Today's Inspiration " Let us be kind ; <BR> The way is long and lonely, <BR> And human hearts are asking for <BR> this blessing only - <BR> That we be kind. <BR> We cannot know the grief <BR> that men may borrow, <BR> We cannot see the souls <BR> storm-swept by sorrow, <BR> But love can shine upon the way <BR> to-day, to-morrow - <BR> Let us be kind." <BR> <BR> - W. Lomax Childress Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:35:01 EST Today's Inspiration " I hope you always forgive <BR> and you never regret, <BR> and you help somebody <BR> every chance you get." <BR> <BR> - from "My Wish " by Rascal Flatts Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:32:38 EST Today's Inspiration " Everyone hears what you say. <BR> Friends listen to what you say. <BR> Best friends listen to what you don't say." <BR> <BR> - Anonymous Mon, 7 Jul 2014 00:12:14 EST Today's Inspiration " We cannot choose our external circumstances <BR> but we can always choose how to respond to them." <BR> <BR> - Epictetus Sun, 6 Jul 2014 21:35:14 EST Today's Inspiration " Wisdom is the reward you get <BR> for a lifetime of listening <BR> when you'd have preferred to talk." <BR> <BR> - Doug Larson Sat, 5 Jul 2014 02:36:53 EST Today's Inspiration " What lies behind us and <BR> what lies before us <BR> are tiny matters <BR> compared to what lies <BR> within us." <BR> <BR> - Ralph Waldo Emerson Fri, 4 Jul 2014 00:42:58 EST Today's Inspiration " Could we change our attitude, <BR> we should not only see <BR> life differently, <BR> but life itself <BR> would be different." <BR> <BR> - Katherine Mansfield Thu, 3 Jul 2014 00:13:55 EST Today's Inspiration " Too often we <BR> underestimate the <BR> power of a touch, a <BR> smile, a kind word, <BR> a listening ear, an <BR> honest compliment, <BR> or the smallest act <BR> of caring, all of <BR> which have the <BR> potential to turn a <BR> life around." <BR> <BR> - Leo Buscaglia <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Wed, 2 Jul 2014 20:21:48 EST Today's Inspiration Happy Canada Day ! <BR> to all Canadian members of <BR> SparkPeople. Tue, 1 Jul 2014 00:51:13 EST Today's Inspiration Tim, a friend of SparkPeople, says : <BR> " Taking two steps forward and one <BR> step back is still progress." <BR> <BR> Healthy Inspiration from SparkPeople Tue, 1 Jul 2014 00:48:29 EST Today's Inspiration " Our opportunity is to Soar our Spirit. <BR> To see Light and Joy in everything. <BR> To spread our wings and fly boldly. <BR> To give thanks for rainbows and butterflies - <BR> our symbols of renewal and rebirth. <BR> To offer daily thanksgiving - for ourselves, our family, <BR> Our friends, our community, for the whole world." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 00:31:14 EST Today's Inspiration Healthy Inspiration <BR> from SparkPeople <BR> <BR> " He who cures a disease <BR> may be the skill fullest, <BR> but he that PREVENTS <BR> it is the safest physician." Sun, 29 Jun 2014 16:18:18 EST Today's Inspiration " Your world IS as you believe it is. <BR> If you believe your world is a scary place, you are right. <BR> If you believe your world is loving and supportive, you are also right. <BR> You make your world with your attitude toward it." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> Sat, 28 Jun 2014 04:17:44 EST Today's Inspiration " Live life with no regrets and no resentments. <BR> Whatever happened in the past, <BR> forgive yourself and others. Choose love." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 03:25:23 EST Today's Inspiration " Work hard, stay positive, <BR> and good things will happen." <BR> <BR> Anonymous Thu, 26 Jun 2014 00:27:29 EST Today's Inspiration " YOU make a difference to the world. <BR> Act on your dreams today." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 01:06:52 EST Today's Inspiration " How far you go in life depends on <BR> your being tender with the young, <BR> compassionate with the aged, <BR> sympathetic with the striving <BR> and tolerant of the weak and the strong. <BR> Because someday in life, you will have <BR> been all of these." <BR> <BR> - George Washington Carver Tue, 24 Jun 2014 00:23:01 EST Today's Inspiration " Today is a unique and special day. <BR> It is unlike any other day you have ever <BR> experienced. If you assume that today is <BR> like every other day, you will never notice <BR> today's uniqueness. If you practise keen <BR> awareness, you will get to savour today's <BR> uniquely wonderful qualities." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> <BR> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 00:38:09 EST Today's Inspiration " With courage, you will dare <BR> to take risks, <BR> have the strength to be <BR> compassionate, <BR> and the wisdom to be humble. <BR> Courage is the foundation <BR> of integrity." <BR> <BR> - Keshavan Nair Sun, 22 Jun 2014 00:24:11 EST Today's Inspiration The greatest lovers are <BR> like twin blooms, <BR> each reflecting the passion <BR> and the glory of the other." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> Sat, 21 Jun 2014 00:25:14 EST Today's Inspiration " People will forget what you said, <BR> people will forget what you did, <BR> but people will never forget <BR> how you made them feel." <BR> <BR> - Maya Angelou Fri, 20 Jun 2014 00:31:19 EST Today's Inspiration " The only way to maximize <BR> potential for performance <BR> is to be calm in the mind." <BR> <BR> - Brian Sipe Thu, 19 Jun 2014 00:13:17 EST Today's Inspiration " The purpose of human life is to serve, <BR> and to show compassion and the will to help others." <BR> - Albert Schweitzer <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 00:29:17 EST Today's Inspiration " It takes discipline and compassion <BR> to awaken the divine in ourselves <BR> long enough to recognize the divine <BR> in another." <BR> <BR> - Mary Anne Radmacher Tue, 17 Jun 2014 00:36:35 EST Today's Inspiration " My father gave me the greatest <BR> gift anyone could give another person, <BR> he believed in me." <BR> <BR> - John Valvano Mon, 16 Jun 2014 01:51:58 EST Today's Inspiration " Know yourself and you <BR> will win all battles." <BR> <BR> - Sun Tzu Sun, 15 Jun 2014 00:06:48 EST Today's Inspiration " Discipline is the bridge between goals <BR> and accomplishment." <BR> <BR> - Jim Rohn Sat, 14 Jun 2014 23:30:24 EST Today's Inspiration " In speech, in anger, in spending, in greed, and in food, <BR> self restraint leads to success, true friends, and a joyful being." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 00:55:06 EST Today's Inspiration " With self-discipline, most anything is possible." <BR> <BR> - Theodore Roosevelt Thu, 12 Jun 2014 22:18:22 EST Today's Inspiration " Talent without discipline is like an octopus on roller skates. <BR> There's plenty of movement, but you never know if it's going to be forward, <BR> backwards, or sideways." <BR> <BR> - H. Jackson Brown, Jr. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 10:09:31 EST Today's Inspiration " Don't say you don't have enough time. <BR> You have exactly the same number of hours <BR> per day that were given to Helen Keller, <BR> Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresa, <BR> Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, <BR> and Albert Einstein." <BR> <BR> H. Jackson Brown Tue, 10 Jun 2014 14:30:54 EST Today's Inspiration " A year from now, <BR> you will wish you had <BR> started today." <BR> <BR> <BR> - Karen Lamb <BR> <BR> Healthy Thought of the Day <BR> from SparkPeople Tue, 10 Jun 2014 00:35:20 EST Today's Inspiration " If you don't go after what you want, <BR> You'll never have it. If you don't <BR> ask,the answer will always be no. <BR> If you don't step toward, you are <BR> always in the same place." <BR> Kushandwizdom.tumblr Mon, 9 Jun 2014 01:13:10 EST Today's Inspiration " In the midst of chaos, <BR> keep stillness inside of you." <BR> <BR> - Deepak Chopra Sun, 8 Jun 2014 19:35:17 EST Be An Observer Of Life " Be an observer of Life. <BR> Gaining wisdom from carefully observing life <BR> is not a substitute for action - <BR> it is a prerequisite for informed action." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> Sun, 8 Jun 2014 19:11:46 EST Your Dance " When you dance, your purpose <BR> is not to get to a certain place on the floor. <BR> It is to enjoy each step along the way." <BR> <BR> - Wayne Dyer <BR> Sun, 8 Jun 2014 11:47:33 EST A Man's Mind " Man's mind <BR> stretched to a <BR> new idea never <BR> goes back to its <BR> original dimensions." <BR> <BR> - Oliver Wendell Holmes Sat, 7 Jun 2014 00:52:00 EST