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/ Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5672472 " Choose Inner Peace. <BR> Nothing is worth losing your <BR> inner peace.Take action as <BR> circumstances require, but <BR> never surrender your inner <BR> peace. Stop. Breathe deeply. <BR> Close your eyes and breathe <BR> deeply again. Then, and only <BR> then, take action - from a <BR> peaceful heart." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:50:15 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5670850 " 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 Sun, 13 Apr 2014 00:18:35 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5670194 " Adversity can crush our <BR> spirit - or strengthen it - <BR> it is our choice." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:23:38 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5669456 " Your greatest gift to your <BR> family and friends is yourself - <BR> Your relaxed, happy, and fully - <BR> present self." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:14:16 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5668658 " Be resolute in your goals, <BR> but flexible in your tactics. <BR> There are times that call for <BR> repetition and perseverance ; <BR> and there are times that require <BR> new ways of thinking and doing. <BR> The challenge is knowing <BR> one from the other." <BR> <BR> - Jonathab Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:35:50 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5667817 " It takes years to build up trust, <BR> and only seconds to destroy it." <BR> <BR> - Anonymous Wed, 9 Apr 2014 00:06:05 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5667804 " Trust your own inner guidance. <BR> Have faith that your steps are <BR> carrying you toward your dreams. <BR> Keep your eyes on the heavens <BR> and believe that your feet will <BR> carry you well." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay Tue, 8 Apr 2014 23:41:54 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5666125 Coach Nancy says : <BR> <BR> " The number of times you fall down is <BR> irrelevant. The number of times you <BR> have the courage to get back up is <BR> what matters." Mon, 7 Apr 2014 00:35:28 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5665403 " What we have done for ourselves <BR> alone dies with us; <BR> what we have done for others and <BR> the world remains and is immortal." <BR> <BR> - Albert Pike Sun, 6 Apr 2014 00:36:18 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5664707 " Finish each day and be <BR> done with it. You have done <BR> what you could." <BR> <BR> - Ralph Waldo Emerson <BR> <BR> Healthy Inspiration from SparkPeople Sat, 5 Apr 2014 00:10:24 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5663954 " When the tempest rages, when <BR> the thunders roar, <BR> and the lightenings blaze <BR> around us <BR> it is then that the truly brave man <BR> stands firm at his post." <BR> <BR> - Luther Martin Fri, 4 Apr 2014 01:01:23 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5663099 " We all make mistakes, have struggles, <BR> and even regret things in our past. <BR> But you are not your mistakes, you <BR> are not your struggles, and you are <BR> here NOW with the power to shape <BR> your day and your future." <BR> <BR> - Dr. Steve Maraboli Thu, 3 Apr 2014 00:21:41 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5662229 " If a man does not <BR> know what port <BR> he is steering for, <BR> no wind is favourable <BR> to him. " <BR> <BR> - Seneca Wed, 2 Apr 2014 00:06:52 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5662161 " The greatest mistake you <BR> can make in life <BR> is to be continually fearing <BR> you will make one." <BR> <BR> - Elbert Hubbard Tue, 1 Apr 2014 22:35:44 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5660489 " All times are times of crisis. Wars, earthquakes, diseases, floods and murders <BR> have been constant companions of humankind from the beginning. 300,000 <BR> people die each and every single day. Yet against this backdrop, the magnificence <BR> of human accomplishment, human love and compassion, and great human <BR> happiness plays out each day. Let us marvel, and have infinite gratitude for, the <BR> human spirit that towers above the circumstances in which we find ourselves." <BR> <BR>... Mon, 31 Mar 2014 03:07:43 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5659697 " Follow what you are genuinely passionate about <BR> and let that guide you to your destination." <BR> <BR> - Diane Sawyer Sun, 30 Mar 2014 00:30:02 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5659041 " Be resolute in your goals, <BR> but flexible in your tactics." <BR> <BR> -Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com Sat, 29 Mar 2014 02:25:35 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5658535 " Imagine peace. Imagine love. Imagine oneness. <BR> Imagine whatever most speaks to your heart. <BR> Whatever you can imagine, you can accomplish. <BR> The canvas of life awaits You - <BR> the painter of your dreams. <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 10:47:35 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5657440 " Values are like fingerprints. <BR> Nobody's are the same, but you <BR> leave 'em all over <BR> everything you do." <BR> <BR> - Elvis Presley Thu, 27 Mar 2014 00:12:57 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5656646 " Our greatest weakness lies <BR> in giving up. The most certain way <BR> to succeed is always to <BR> just try one more time." <BR> <BR> - Thomas Edison Wed, 26 Mar 2014 00:08:07 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5656620 " An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an <BR> idea whose time has come." <BR> <BR> - Victor Hugo Tue, 25 Mar 2014 23:24:30 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5654988 Life is not about <BR> perfection - or a <BR> quest for <BR> perfection. Life is <BR> about enjoying <BR> what we have - <BR> for as long as we <BR> have it." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com Mon, 24 Mar 2014 00:14:46 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5654264 " Earth and sky, woods and fields, <BR> lakes and rivers, <BR> the mountain and the sea, are <BR> excellent schoolmasters, <BR> and teach some of us more than <BR> we can ever learn from books." <BR> <BR> - John Lubbock Sun, 23 Mar 2014 00:10:41 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5654254 " Flowers are Nature's messengers - <BR> reminders of an unspeakable beauty." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 23:47:30 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5652030 " This is my wish for you : <BR> Comfort on difficult days, <BR> Smiles when sadness intrudes, <BR> Rainbows to follow the clouds, <BR> Laughter to kiss your lips,Sunsets to warm your heart, <BR> Hugs when spirits sag, <BR> Beauty for your eyes to see, <BR> Friendships to brighten your being, <BR> Faith so that you can believe, <BR> Confidence for when you doubt, <BR> Courage to know yourself, <BR> Patience to accept the truth, <BR> Love to complete your life." <BR> <BR> - Anonymous Thu, 20 Mar 2014 00:33:45 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5651218 " Take time to laugh. <BR> It is the music of the soul. <BR> Take time to think. <BR> It is the source of power. <BR> Take time to play. <BR> It is the source of perpetual youth. <BR> Take time to read. <BR> It is the fountain of wisdom. <BR> Take time to pray. <BR> It is the greatest power on Earth. <BR> Take time to love and be loved. <BR> It is a God-given privilege. <BR> Take time to be friendly. <BR> It is the road to happiness. <BR> Take time to give. <BR> It is too short a day to be se... Wed, 19 Mar 2014 00:46:25 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5650404 " Set goals. <BR> Reach goals. <BR> Make new goals. <BR> Repeat." <BR> <BR> Healthy Inspiration from <BR> SparkPeople Tue, 18 Mar 2014 00:15:29 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5649586 " May flowers always line your path and <BR> sunshine light your day. <BR> May songbirds serenade you <BR> every step along the way. <BR> May a rainbow run beside you in a sky <BR> that's always blue. And may happiness <BR> fill your heart each day your whole life through." <BR> <BR> - Traditional Irish Blessing Mon, 17 Mar 2014 02:12:27 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5649542 " A Single Generosity Enlarges the World." <BR> <BR> - Mary Anne Radmacher Mon, 17 Mar 2014 00:19:37 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5648810 " How different our lives are when we <BR> really know what is deeply important to us, <BR> and keeping that picture in mind, <BR> we manage ourselves each day <BR> to be and to do what really matters most." <BR> <BR> - Stephen Covey Sun, 16 Mar 2014 00:18:48 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5648128 " The smallest act of kindness <BR> is worth more than the grandest intention." <BR> <BR> - Oscar Wilde Sat, 15 Mar 2014 01:19:30 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5647392 " 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, 14 Mar 2014 00:22:56 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5646601 " Peace begins with a smile." <BR> <BR> Mother Teresa Thu, 13 Mar 2014 00:18:27 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5645821 " Things which matter most must <BR> never be at the mercy of those <BR> that matter least." <BR> <BR> - unknown <BR> <BR> Healthy Inspiration from <BR> SparkPeople Wed, 12 Mar 2014 00:14:27 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5645792 " Every time you smile at someone, <BR> it is an action of love, <BR> a gift to that person, <BR> a beautiful thing." <BR> <BR> - Mother Teresa Tue, 11 Mar 2014 23:36:58 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5644068 " Curiosity is one of the main factors <BR> that keeps us excited and engaged with life. <BR> Being curious, we look forward to the adventures <BR> that lie ahead.Curiosity keeps one young - <BR> in thought and in action." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com Mon, 10 Mar 2014 00:11:12 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5643278 " Life is a Journey - Enjoy the Journey. <BR> Life is not a race to test <BR> who can finish first or who <BR> can end up with the most loot. <BR> Rather, life is best enjoyed as a meander - <BR> watching the view to left and right - above and below - <BR> as the days slowly move past in dress review." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com Sun, 9 Mar 2014 00:12:25 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5640016 " Footprints in the <BR> sands of time..... <BR> Where have you been ? <BR> Where are you going ? " <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com Wed, 5 Mar 2014 00:52:11 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5639111 " Life is not about <BR> perfection - or a <BR> quest for <BR> perfection. Life is <BR> about enjoying <BR> what we have - <BR> for as long as we <BR> have it." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com <BR> Tue, 4 Mar 2014 00:16:05 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5638155 " Welcome to today, <BR> Another day. <BR> Another chance. <BR> Feel free to change." <BR> <BR> - Healthy Inspiration <BR> from SparkPeople Mon, 3 Mar 2014 00:05:02 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5637355 " You are capable <BR> of more <BR> than you realize." <BR> <BR> - Healthy Thoght of the Day <BR> from SparkPeople Sun, 2 Mar 2014 01:46:46 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5636548 " Do not dwell in the past, <BR> do not dream of the future, <BR> concentrate the mind on the <BR> present moment." <BR> <BR> - The Buddha Sat, 1 Mar 2014 00:28:43 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5635704 " Never mind what others do ; <BR> do better than yourself', <BR> beat your own record from day to day, <BR> and you are a success." <BR> <BR> - William J.H. Boetcker Fri, 28 Feb 2014 00:25:09 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5634873 " We have only this moment, <BR> Sparkling like a star in <BR> our hand - and melting <BR> like a snowflake." <BR> <BR> - Marie B. Ray Thu, 27 Feb 2014 00:16:13 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5634173 " Start living now. <BR> Stop saving the good china <BR> for that special occasion. <BR> Stop withholding your love <BR> until that special person materializes. <BR> Every day you are alive is a special occasion. <BR> Every minute, every breath, is a gift from God." <BR> <BR> - Mary Manin Morrissey Wed, 26 Feb 2014 09:38:17 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5633051 " The greatest lovers are like twin blooms, <BR> each reflecting the passion and the glory of the other." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com Tue, 25 Feb 2014 01:01:55 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5632082 " Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. <BR> It turns what we have into enough, and more. <BR> It turns denial into acceptance, <BR> chaos to order, confusion to clarity. <BR> It can turn a meal into a feast, a house <BR> into a home, a stranger into a friend. <BR> Gratitude makes sense of our past, <BR> brings peace for today, <BR> and creates a vision for tomorrow." <BR> <BR> - Melody Beattie Mon, 24 Feb 2014 00:38:47 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5631273 " Step back from the clamour. <BR> Step back from the urgency. <BR> Step back from the anger. <BR> Step back from the fear. <BR> Step back into the knowing and the love." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com Sun, 23 Feb 2014 00:29:19 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5630555 " Be honourable yourself if <BR> you wish to associate with <BR> honourable people." <BR> <BR> - Welsh Proverb <BR> Healthy Inspiration <BR> from SparkPeople Sat, 22 Feb 2014 01:08:39 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5629720 " If you think twice <BR> before speaking once, <BR> you will speak twice <BR> the better for it." <BR> <BR> - William Penn <BR> Healthy Inspiration <BR> from SparkPeople Fri, 21 Feb 2014 00:25:38 EST