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=5902030 " No man is an island, <BR> entire of itself ; every man is a <BR> piece of the continent." <BR> <BR> - John Donne Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:29:16 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5901462 " Be thankful that life is a mystery. <BR> There is so much we can never know. <BR> Breathe deeply and relax into the not-knowing. <BR> There is much that we do not have to know in order to live joyfully." <BR> <BR> jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com Sun, 29 Mar 2015 00:43:36 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5900948 " Grace has been defined <BR> as the outward expression <BR> of the inward harmony <BR> of the soul." <BR> <BR> - William Hazlitt Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:30:16 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5900391 " Grace isn't just a little prayer <BR> you say before receiving a meal. <BR> It's a way to live." <BR> <BR> - Jackie Windspear Fri, 27 Mar 2015 01:08:44 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5899786 " With courage you will dare to take risks, <BR> have the strength to be compassionate, <BR> and the wisdom to be humble. <BR> Courage is the foundation of integrity." <BR> <BR> - Keshaven Nair Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:35:41 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5899162 " Trust your own inner guidance. <BR> Have faith that your steps are carrying you toward your dreams. <BR> Keep your eyes on the heavens <BR> and believe that your feet will carry you well." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com Wed, 25 Mar 2015 01:00:40 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5898520 " A well-developed <BR> sense of humour <BR> is the pole that <BR> adds balance to <BR> your steps as <BR> you walk the <BR> tightrope <BR> of life." <BR> <BR> -William <BR> Arthur <BR> Ward <BR> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 00:16:21 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5897867 " Flowers always make people better, happier, <BR> and more helpful ; they are sunshine, <BR> food and medicine for the soul." <BR> <BR> - Luther Burbank Mon, 23 Mar 2015 00:43:32 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5897297 " Flowers are Nature's messengers <BR> - reminders of an unspeakable beauty." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com Sun, 22 Mar 2015 00:26:03 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5896800 " Don't fight against time. <BR> Develop a comfort and friendship with time. <BR> Time enjoyed is never time wasted." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com Sat, 21 Mar 2015 02:17:01 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5896228 " Disappointments <BR> are like road bumps, <BR> they slow you down a bit <BR> but you will enjoy <BR> the smooth road afterwards. <BR> Don't stay on the bumps too long. <BR> Move on ! " <BR> <BR> - Author Unknown Fri, 20 Mar 2015 01:14:28 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5895624 " The ultimate authority must always rest <BR> with the individual's own reason <BR> and critical analysis." <BR> <BR> - Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:52:05 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5894988 " May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day. May <BR> songbirds serenade you every step along the way. May a rainbow run <BR> beside you in a sky that's always blue. And may happiness fill your <BR> heart each day your whole life through." <BR> <BR> - Traditional Irish Blessing <BR> Wed, 18 Mar 2015 01:52:22 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5894327 " It is your life. <BR> In the symphony of your life, you are the star. <BR> You write the melody and the lyrics. <BR> You are the soloist and the conductor. <BR> You are merely a bit player in other people's lives, <BR> but in your own life, you are the star." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, <BR> with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com Tue, 17 Mar 2015 00:41:34 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5893674 " fear less, hope more ; <BR> Whine less, breathe <BR> more ; Talk less, say <BR> more ; Hate less, love <BR> more ; And all good <BR> things are yours." <BR> <BR> - Swedish Proverb Mon, 16 Mar 2015 00:28:34 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5893127 " Everything you say and do, <BR> is a reflection of the <BR> inner you." <BR> <BR> - Anonymous Sun, 15 Mar 2015 01:20:24 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5892581 " Do not limit yourself <BR> to either analysis or emotion. <BR> Look deeply into the DNA of its seeds, <BR> AND appreciate the intoxicating <BR> grandeur of the forest." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com Sat, 14 Mar 2015 00:28:37 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5892017 " How we think shows through in how we act. <BR> Attitudes are mirrors of the mind. <BR> They reflect thinking." <BR> <BR> - David Joseph Schwartz Fri, 13 Mar 2015 00:28:45 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5891467 " If you want others to follow your example, <BR> don't criticize or cajole others, <BR> but rather live your own life <BR> in a manner that convincingly demonstrates <BR> both the virtue and the success <BR> of your way of life." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com Thu, 12 Mar 2015 00:45:56 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5890828 " No matter how much pressure <BR> you feel at work, if you could <BR> find ways to relax for at least <BR> five minutes every hour, <BR> you'd be more <BR> productive." <BR> <BR> - Dr. Joyce Brothers <BR> <BR> Healthy Inspiration <BR> from SparkPeople Wed, 11 Mar 2015 00:40:35 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5890827 " No matter how much pressure <BR> you feel at work, if you could <BR> find ways to relax for at least <BR> five minutes every hour, <BR> you'd be more <BR> productive." <BR> <BR> - Dr. Joyce Brothers <BR> <BR> Healthy Inspiration <BR> from SparkPeople Wed, 11 Mar 2015 00:40:33 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5890218 " Home is our sanctuary, where we : <BR> relax into being ourselves, <BR> play with our inner child, <BR> paint the walls green and pink, <BR> dig in the dirt, <BR> grow something, <BR> love somebody else, <BR> love ourselves even more, <BR> snuggle with a warm blanket on a Sunday afternoon, <BR> hang " go away " on the door whenever we want, <BR> clean and tidy often... or never, <BR> launch from and return to, <BR> are truly ourselves." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR... Tue, 10 Mar 2015 00:26:05 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5889575 " Do not follow where <BR> the path may lead. <BR> Go, instead, where <BR> there is no path <BR> and leave a trail." <BR> <BR> - Ralph Waldo Emerson Mon, 9 Mar 2015 00:14:07 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5889023 " It is so easy to become preoccupied with what is wrong in your life, <BR> while just taking for granted all that is wonderful. <BR> Take time today to think about all you have to be grateful for. <BR> See the good in life." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com Sun, 8 Mar 2015 01:38:51 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5889012 " Those we love don"t go <BR> away, <BR> They walk beside us every <BR> day. <BR> Unseen, unheard, but <BR> always near, <BR> Still loved, still missed and <BR> very dear." <BR> <BR> - Author Unknown <BR> Sun, 8 Mar 2015 00:24:32 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5888442 " Choose to make the rest of your life, <BR> the best of your life." <BR> <BR> - Jamie Dunn Sat, 7 Mar 2015 00:38:44 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5887861 " A man's good name is his best monument." <BR> <BR> - from a churchyard at Lockerbie, Scotland Fri, 6 Mar 2015 00:54:10 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5887258 " Live life with no regrets and no resentments. <BR> Whatecer happened in the past, forgive yourself and others. <BR> Choose love." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com Thu, 5 Mar 2015 01:40:32 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5886620 " Almost nothing you worry about today <BR> will matter in a hundred years. <BR> Think carefully about what you can <BR> focus on today. Choose tasks that will <BR> actually make a positive difference <BR> to your great-grandchildren." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com Wed, 4 Mar 2015 02:15:20 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5886619 " Almost nothing you worry about today <BR> will matter in a hundred years. <BR> Think carefully about what you can <BR> focus on today. Choose tasks that will <BR> actually make a positive difference <BR> to your great-grandchildren." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com Wed, 4 Mar 2015 02:15:17 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5886618 " Almost nothing you worry about today <BR> will matter in a hundred years. <BR> Think carefully about what you can <BR> focus on today. Choose tasks that will <BR> actually make a positive difference <BR> to your great-grandchildren." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com Wed, 4 Mar 2015 02:15:09 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5886617 " Almost nothing you worry about today <BR> will matter in a hundred years. <BR> Think carefully about what you can <BR> focus on today. Choose tasks that will <BR> actually make a positive difference <BR> to your great-grandchildren." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com Wed, 4 Mar 2015 02:15:06 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5885942 " A Single <BR> Generosity <BR> Enlarges the <BR> World." <BR> <BR> -Mary Anne Radmacher Tue, 3 Mar 2015 00:23:25 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5885209 " As we let our light shine, we unconsciously give other people <BR> permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, <BR> our presence actually liberates others." <BR> <BR> - Marianne Williamson Mon, 2 Mar 2015 00:44:10 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5884587 " People are like <BR> stained-glass windows. <BR> They sparkle and shine <BR> when the sun is out <BR> but when the darkness <BR> sets in, their true <BR> beauty is revealed <BR> only if there is a light <BR> from within." <BR> <BR> - Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Sun, 1 Mar 2015 04:02:28 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5884019 " A man travels the world in search of what he needs <BR> and returns home to find it." <BR> <BR> - George Edward Moore Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:51:48 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5883482 " Remember, no matter where you go, <BR> there you are." <BR> <BR> - Confucius Fri, 27 Feb 2015 01:48:03 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5882836 " Know the best and highest choices for health <BR> and more often choose those things." <BR> <BR> - Mary Anne Radmacher Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:20:23 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5882197 " The nature of life is constant change. <BR> The world is not the same today as it was yesterday, <BR> and it will be different still tomorrow. <BR> We can be victims of that change, <BR> or we can proactively drive change." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com Wed, 25 Feb 2015 00:41:37 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5881524 " The food you eat <BR> can either be <BR> the safest and <BR> most powerful <BR> form of medicine <BR> or the slowest <BR> form of poison." <BR> <BR> - Ann Wigmore <BR> <BR> Healthy Inspiration <BR> from SparkPeople Tue, 24 Feb 2015 00:40:54 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5880876 " Whatever you do, you need courage. <BR> Whatever course you decide upon, <BR> there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. <BR> There are always difficulties arising that tempt you to believe <BR> your critics are right." <BR> <BR> - Ralph Waldo Emerson Mon, 23 Feb 2015 01:50:04 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5880270 " At times our own light goes out <BR> and is rekindled by a spark from another person. <BR> Each of us has cause to think with gratitude <BR> of those who have lighted the flame within us." <BR> <BR> - Albert Schweitzer Sun, 22 Feb 2015 01:31:01 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5879706 " Far away there in the sunshine <BR> are my highest aspirations. <BR> I may not reach them, but I <BR> can look up and see their beauty, <BR> believe in them, and try to <BR> follow where they lead." <BR> <BR> - Louisa May Alcott Sat, 21 Feb 2015 01:52:05 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5879120 " Wherever there is a human being, <BR> there is an opportunity for a kindness." <BR> <BR> - Seneca Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:36:43 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5878482 " A great obstacle to happiness is <BR> expecting too much happiness." <BR> <BR> Bernard de Fontanelle <BR> <BR> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 01:19:36 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5877799 " Be kind whenever possible ; and it is always possible." <BR> <BR> - Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama Wed, 18 Feb 2015 00:39:09 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5877123 " Believe that life is worth living and <BR> Your belief will help create the fact." <BR> <BR> - William James Tue, 17 Feb 2015 00:26:27 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5876500 " The smallest act of kindness <BR> is worth more than the grandest <BR> intention." <BR> <BR> - Oscar Wilde Mon, 16 Feb 2015 01:35:55 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5875961 " Tomorrow is never promised. <BR> Make every day count." <BR> <BR> - Unknown Sun, 15 Feb 2015 01:14:32 EST Today's Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5875417 " The greatest lovers are like twin blooms, <BR> each reflecting the passion and the glory <BR> of the other." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, <BR> with link to <BR> DreamThisDay.com <BR> <BR> Happy Valentine's Day ! 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