PRAIRIECROCUS's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=PRAIRIECROCUS PRAIRIECROCUS'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/ Be Unstoppable. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5932290 " If you run into a wall, <BR> don't turn around and <BR> give up. <BR> Figure out how to climb <BR> it, go through it, or <BR> work around it." <BR> <BR> - Michael Jordan Fri, 22 May 2015 00:35:07 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5931957 " Things turn out best for the people <BR> who make the best of the way things turn out." <BR> <BR> - Art Linkletter Thu, 21 May 2015 11:24:29 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5931102 " Choose your goal and keep your eye on it. Never give up. <BR> Perhaps you will need to change your plan <BR> and approach your goal from a different direction, but don't quit. <BR> Keep thinking. Keep re-planning. Keep going." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com Wed, 20 May 2015 00:19:20 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5930534 " Create happiness for <BR> others." <BR> <BR> - Dale Carnegie Tue, 19 May 2015 01:16:47 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5930247 " Kind words can be short and easy to speak, <BR> but their echoes are truly endless." <BR> <BR> - Mother Teresa Mon, 18 May 2015 14:50:27 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5929794 " We cannot direct the wind, <BR> but we can adjust the sails." <BR> <BR> - Thomas S. Monson Sun, 17 May 2015 20:15:53 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5928918 Love is the ultimate meaning <BR> of everything around us. <BR> Love is not a mere sentiment. <BR> Love is the ultimate truth <BR> at the heart of creation." <BR> <BR> - Rabindranath Tagore Sat, 16 May 2015 01:41:01 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5928377 " Bringing a childlike wonder <BR> and a beginner's mind to life <BR> maximizes both success and joy." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com Fri, 15 May 2015 00:44:30 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5927815 " Adopt the pace of nature ; <BR> her secret is patience." <BR> <BR> - Ralph Waldo Emerson Thu, 14 May 2015 00:26:54 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5927255 " Nothing is more valuable than your self respect. <BR> When you lose respect for yourself, you have lost everything. <BR> Whatever it takes, and whoever you upset, <BR> do what you know - deep inside - is the right thing." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com Wed, 13 May 2015 00:53:33 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5926652 " We have two ears and one mouth so that <BR> we can listen twice as much as we speak." <BR> <BR> - Epictetus Tue, 12 May 2015 00:18:14 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5926132 "Seek first to understand, <BR> then to be understood." <BR> <BR> - Stephen Covey Mon, 11 May 2015 03:20:53 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5926052 " Not what we have, but what we enjoy, <BR> Constitutes our abundance." <BR> <BR> - Epicurus Sun, 10 May 2015 23:20:23 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5925545 " In the eternity of all Creation, <BR> I am the only ME that ever will be." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com Sat, 9 May 2015 23:53:59 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5924025 " Life is too short <BR> to worry about <BR> stupid things. <BR> Have fun. Fall in <BR> love. Regret nothing <BR> and don't let <BR> people bring <BR> you down." <BR> <BR> - Unknown Author Thu, 7 May 2015 01:41:49 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5923434 " Keep your thoughts positive <BR> because your thoughts become <BR> YOUR WORDS. <BR> <BR> Keep your words positive <BR> because your words become <BR> YOUR BEHAVIOUR. <BR> <BR> Keep your behaviour positive <BR> because your behaviour becomes <BR> YOUR HABITS. <BR> <BR> Keep your habits positive <BR> because your habits become <BR> YOUR VALUES. <BR> <BR> Keep your values positive <BR> because your values become <BR> YOUR DESTINY. <BR> <BR> -Mahatma Ga... Wed, 6 May 2015 02:17:50 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5923433 " Keep your thoughts positive <BR> because your thoughts become <BR> YOUR WORDS. <BR> <BR> Keep your words positive <BR> because your words become <BR> YOUR BEHAVIOUR. <BR> <BR> Keep your behaviour positive <BR> because your behaviour becomes <BR> YOUR HABITS. <BR> <BR> Keep your habits positive <BR> because your habits become <BR> YOUR VALUES. <BR> <BR> Keep your values positive <BR> because your values become <BR> YOUR DESTINY." <BR> <BR> -Mahatma G... Wed, 6 May 2015 02:17:47 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5921588 " Accept what is, <BR> let go of what was <BR> and have faith in <BR> what could be." <BR> <BR> - Author Unknown Sun, 3 May 2015 00:23:24 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5921091 " Today be thankful and remember <BR> how rich you are. Your family <BR> is priceless, your time is gold, <BR> and your health is wealth." <BR> <BR> - Unknown Author Sat, 2 May 2015 00:17:23 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5921079 " When life gives <BR> you crumbs... <BR> feed the <BR> Birds." <BR> <BR> - Unknown Author Fri, 1 May 2015 23:50:43 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5919978 " He is a wise man who does not grieve <BR> for the things which he has not, <BR> but rejoices for those which he has." <BR> <BR> - Epictetus Thu, 30 Apr 2015 00:27:55 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5919410 " I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. <BR> I challenge you to join the ranks of those people <BR> who live what they teach, who walk their talk." <BR> <BR> -Gary Robbins Wed, 29 Apr 2015 00:23:35 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5918779 " Live with intention. <BR> Walk to the edge. <BR> Listen hard. <BR> Practice wellness. <BR> Play with abandon. <BR> Laugh. <BR> Choose with no regret. <BR> Appreciate your friends. <BR> Continue to learn. <BR> Do what you love. <BR> Live as if this is all there is." Mon, 27 Apr 2015 22:22:35 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5918213 " You miss 100% of the shots you don't take." <BR> <BR> - Wayne Gretzky Sun, 26 Apr 2015 22:58:29 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5917270 " Smile. <BR> Today would be a wonderful day <BR> not to take life so seriously. <BR> Today may end up the way you prefer - <BR> and it may not. <BR> Happiness is not about being a winner - <BR> it's about being gentle with life - <BR> being gentle with yourself. <BR> Let life be a dance, <BR> and choose the kind of <BR> dance you want for today - <BR> perhaps a gentle loving dance." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com Sat, 25 Apr 2015 00:59:11 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5917240 " Your attitude is like a box of crayons that color your world. <BR> Constantly color your picture gray, and your picture will always be bleak. <BR> Try adding some bright colors to the picture by including humor, <BR> and your picture begins to lighten up." <BR> <BR> - Allen Klein Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:32:01 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5916562 " Look closely... See with new eyes... <BR> Don't just pass by what is familiar without a thought. <BR> Pay attention and look closely. <BR> There is beauty - there is discovery - <BR> there in a whole new world hiding <BR> beneath the face of the familiar." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com Thu, 23 Apr 2015 19:15:16 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5915494 " Learning is the beginning of wealth. <BR> Learning is the beginning of health. <BR> Learning is the beginning of spirituality. <BR> Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins." <BR> <BR> - Jim Rohn Wed, 22 Apr 2015 00:17:08 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5914929 " Make your important choices in life <BR> based on your values and your long-term objectives <BR> rather than on a need for approval." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com Tue, 21 Apr 2015 01:49:16 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5914279 " True learning is not about facts, <BR> but about conscious appreciation of the experience of living." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, <BR> with link to DreamThisDay.com Mon, 20 Apr 2015 01:10:56 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5914215 " Believe in yourself... you have <BR> what it takes." <BR> <BR> - SPARKED2BFIT Sun, 19 Apr 2015 22:59:23 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5913243 " We Learn... <BR> 10% of what we read, <BR> 20% of what we hear, <BR> 30% of what we see, <BR> 50% of what we see and hear, <BR> 70% of what we discuss, <BR> 80% of what we experience; <BR> 95% of what we teach others. " <BR> <BR> - William Glasser Sat, 18 Apr 2015 01:34:34 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5912684 " Problems create an opportunity for us to exercise our ingenuity, <BR> to plan, to persevere, to interact with our social network, <BR> and to feel a sense of accomplishment when we finally overcome <BR> the unexpected roadblock." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThiaDay.com Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:35:19 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5912101 " Happiness is when <BR> what you think, <BR> what you say, <BR> and what you do <BR> are in harmony." <BR> <BR> - Mohandas ( Mahatma ) Gandhi Thu, 16 Apr 2015 00:19:26 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5911549 " Harmony ( the quality of forming a pleasing and consistent whole ) <BR> is one of the qualities of a great life. Let all the aspects of your nature <BR> be in harmony with each other, and let your existence be in harmony <BR> with all of creation." <BR> <BR> Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com Wed, 15 Apr 2015 02:28:10 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5911548 " Harmony ( the quality of forming a pleasing and consistent whole ) <BR> is one of the qualities of a great life. Let all the aspects of your nature <BR> be in harmony with each other, and let your existence be in harmony <BR> with all of creation." <BR> <BR> Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com Wed, 15 Apr 2015 02:28:10 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5911547 " Harmony ( the quality of forming a pleasing and consistent whole ) <BR> is one of the qualities of a great life. Let all the aspects of your nature <BR> be in harmony with each other, and let your existence be in harmony <BR> with all of creation." <BR> <BR> Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com Wed, 15 Apr 2015 02:28:09 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5911546 " Harmony ( the quality of forming a pleasing and consistent whole ) <BR> is one of the qualities of a great life. Let all the aspects of your nature <BR> be in harmony with each other, and let your existence be in harmony <BR> with all of creation." <BR> <BR> Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com Wed, 15 Apr 2015 02:27:50 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5911545 " Harmony ( the quality of forming a pleasing and consistent whole ) <BR> is one of the qualities of a great life. Let all the aspects of your nature <BR> be in harmony with each other, and let your existence be in harmony <BR> with all of creation." <BR> <BR> Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com Wed, 15 Apr 2015 02:27:41 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5910906 " When you follow your bliss, <BR> doors will open for you <BR> that wouldn't have opened <BR> for anyone else." <BR> <BR> - Joseph Campbell Tue, 14 Apr 2015 01:08:56 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5910244 " Being human, we are imperfect. <BR> That's why we need each other. <BR> To catch each other when we falter. <BR> To encourage each other when we lose heart. <BR> Some may lead ; others may follow ; <BR> but none of us can go it alone." <BR> <BR> - Hillary Clinton Mon, 13 Apr 2015 00:46:18 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5909696 " Give yourself permission to allow this moment to be exactly as it is, <BR> and allow yourself to be exactly as you are." <BR> <BR> - Jon Kabat-Zinn Sun, 12 Apr 2015 00:41:12 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5909171 " Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, <BR> or who said it, no matter if I have said it, <BR> unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense." <BR> <BR> - The Buddha Sat, 11 Apr 2015 00:23:25 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5908646 " What if happiness were found in the serenity of simple pleasures ? <BR> What if we didn't need the newest gizmo... the highest high ? <BR> What if happiness is in the air we breathe... <BR> slowly, deeply and consciously ? <BR> What if happiness is one fresh grape, savoured with gratitude ? <BR> What if happiness is in our oneness with all creation ? <BR> What if happiness is about enjoying life exactly as it comes to us - <BR> without chasing after it ? <BR> What if happiness is something ... Fri, 10 Apr 2015 02:26:23 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5908041 " You are what you repeatedly do." <BR> <BR> - Aristotle Thu, 9 Apr 2015 00:28:53 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5907419 " Is freedom anything else than the right <BR> to live as we wish ? Nothing else." <BR> <BR> - Epictetus Wed, 8 Apr 2015 00:13:09 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5906787 " Shut out all <BR> of your past except <BR> that which will help you <BR> weather your tomorrows." <BR> <BR> - William Osler Tue, 7 Apr 2015 00:37:19 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5906134 " Plant trees for your great-grandchildren - <BR> for future generations. <BR> Create the legacy of a better world. <BR> Leave this world a better place than you found it. <BR> Literally planting trees for your great-grandchildren <BR> is a wonderful idea, but far more important... <BR> Use this symbolism - this imagery - <BR> to represent the kind of legacy <BR> you want to leave to future generations." <BR> <BR> Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com Mon, 6 Apr 2015 00:21:11 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5905627 " Our Lord has written <BR> the promise of the resurrection, <BR> not in books alone, <BR> but in every leaf in spring-time." <BR> <BR> - Martin Luther Sun, 5 Apr 2015 01:19:10 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5905102 " Follow your dreams, work hard, practice and <BR> persevere. Make sure you eat a variety of foods, <BR> get plenty of exercise and maintain a healthy <BR> lifestyle." <BR> <BR> - Sasha Cohen Sat, 4 Apr 2015 00:59:24 EST