SEASONS_CHANGE_'s SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=SEASONS%5FCHANGE%5F SEASONS_CHANGE_'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/ The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it. - ~Thic http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5735531 The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it. - ~Thich Nhat Hanh <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/7/l273950039.jpg"> Wed, 9 Jul 2014 18:22:31 EST The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the w http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5734538 The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself. ~Anna Quindlen <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/4/l946211383.jpg"> Tue, 8 Jul 2014 12:06:30 EST It is true that those we meet can change us, sometimes so profoundly that we are not the same afterw http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5725598 It is true that those we meet can change us, sometimes so profoundly that we are not the same afterwards, even unto our names. ~Yann Martel <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1421243041.jpg"> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 11:55:38 EST Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow. ~Anita Desai http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5725033 Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow. ~Anita Desai <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1382327587.jpg"> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 16:33:43 EST You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful. ~Amy Bloom http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5720562 You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful. ~Amy Bloom <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1018537268.jpg"> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 10:44:28 EST There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls. ~George Carlin http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5719954 There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls. ~George Carlin <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1246960809.jpg"> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 14:42:08 EST Perhaps one did not want to be loved so much as to be understood. ~George Orwell http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5713518 Perhaps one did not want to be loved so much as to be understood. ~George Orwell <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1557734683.jpg"> Sun, 8 Jun 2014 15:27:59 EST When we are young, the words are scattered all around us. As they are assembled by experience, so al http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5712731 When we are young, the words are scattered all around us. As they are assembled by experience, so also are we, sentence by sentence, until the story takes shape. ~ Louise Erdrich <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/5/l556155850.jpg"> Sat, 7 Jun 2014 12:07:19 EST Next to music, beer was best. ~Carson McCullers http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5711504 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1646470423.jpg"> Thu, 5 Jun 2014 18:23:02 EST Love will find a way. Indifference will find an excuse. ~unknown http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5710298 Love will find a way. Indifference will find an excuse. ~unknown <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1765372561.jpg"> Wed, 4 Jun 2014 07:36:36 EST I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world. ~ Walt Whitman http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5707972 I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world. ~ Walt Whitman <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/9/l995717813.jpg"> Sun, 1 Jun 2014 09:26:35 EST With true friends... even water drunk together is sweet enough. ~Chinese Proverb http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5702661 With true friends... even water drunk together is sweet enough. ~Chinese Proverb <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2077354370.jpg"> Sun, 25 May 2014 09:38:23 EST To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believi http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5702009 To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless. ~Gilbert Keith Chesterton <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/1/l611420743.jpg"> Sat, 24 May 2014 09:54:57 EST 30 Life Lessons I Learned by Age 30 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5696423 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/susie-moore/l<BR>ife-lessons_b_5324178.html </link> Fri, 16 May 2014 12:54:10 EST Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my su http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5688756 Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky. ~Rabindranath Tagore <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/1/l314602197.jpg"> Tue, 6 May 2014 09:03:30 EST The heart is the toughest part of the body. Tenderness is in the hands. ~ Carolyn Forché http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5686416 The heart is the toughest part of the body. Tenderness is in the hands. ~ Carolyn Forché <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/1/l318350677.jpg"> Sat, 3 May 2014 11:22:03 EST Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5681673 Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing. ~ August Wilson <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1868853900.jpg"> Sun, 27 Apr 2014 14:34:51 EST A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song. ~Maya Angelou http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5664128 A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song. ~Maya Angelou <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1305733543.jpg"> Fri, 4 Apr 2014 09:20:03 EST Contentment is not the fulfillment of what you want, but the realization of how much you already hav http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5660834 Contentment is not the fulfillment of what you want, but the realization of how much you already have. ~ unknown <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/0/l705131203.jpg"> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 12:04:48 EST What's so remarkable about love at first sight? It's when people have been looking at each other f http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5659161 What's so remarkable about love at first sight? It's when people have been looking at each other for years that it becomes remarkable... ~unknown <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1530726940.jpg"> Sat, 29 Mar 2014 08:49:34 EST However much we guard ourselves against it, we tend to shape ourselves in the image others have of u http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5657559 However much we guard ourselves against it, we tend to shape ourselves in the image others have of us. It is not so much the example of others we imitate, as the reflection of ourselves in their eyes and the echo of ourselves in their words. ~Eric Hoffer <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/6/l466023118.jpg"> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 07:11:31 EST Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired. ~ Robert Frost http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5655971 Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired. ~ Robert Frost <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/9/l49017570.jpg"> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 08:15:48 EST I live for coincidences. They briefly give to me the illusion or the hope that there's a pattern to http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5655307 I live for coincidences. They briefly give to me the illusion or the hope that there's a pattern to my life, and if there's a pattern, then maybe I'm moving toward some kind of destiny where it's all explained. ~Jonathan Ames <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/5/l454206799.jpg"> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 11:22:01 EST I'm treating you as a friend asking you to share my present minuses in the hope that I can ask you http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5639532 I'm treating you as a friend asking you to share my present minuses in the hope that I can ask you to share my future pluses. ~Katherine Mansfield <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/9/l591423944.jpg"> <BR> Tue, 4 Mar 2014 12:44:02 EST It is a curious sensation; the sort of pain that goes mercifully beyone our powers of feeling. When http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5638690 It is a curious sensation; the sort of pain that goes mercifully beyone our powers of feeling. When your heart is broken, your boats are burned: nothing matters any more. It is the end of happiness and the beginning of peace. ~George Bernard Shaw <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/0/l709699651.jpg"> Mon, 3 Mar 2014 14:41:01 EST We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are af http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5637364 We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. ~Plato <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/8/l583895625.jpg"> Sun, 2 Mar 2014 02:12:53 EST The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can never end. ~Benjamin Disraeli http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5636665 The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can never end. ~Benjamin Disraeli <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1680155925.jpg"> Sat, 1 Mar 2014 07:45:59 EST Many people think that if they were only in some other place, or had some other job, they would be h http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5636092 Many people think that if they were only in some other place, or had some other job, they would be happy. Well, that is doubtful. So get as much happiness out of what you are doing as you can and don't put off being happy until some future date. ~ Dale Carnegie <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/4/l342886996.jpg"> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 12:29:58 EST Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, b http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5634929 Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all of your heart. ~Marcus Aurelius (Roman emperor) <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1968284935.jpg"> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 03:18:21 EST Love is a promise, love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear. ~John Len http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5633105 Love is a promise, love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear. ~John Lennon <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/6/l866513595.jpg"> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 05:49:45 EST You gain strength, courage, and confidence by each experience in which you really stop to look fear http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5632738 You gain strength, courage, and confidence by each experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, " I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along." You must do the thing you think you cannot do. ~Eleanor Roosevelt <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1574726042.jpg"> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 17:28:27 EST Some cause happiness wherever they go, others whenever they go.... ~Oscar Wilde http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5630573 Some cause happiness wherever they go, others whenever they go.... ~Oscar Wilde <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/3/l533522891.jpg"> Sat, 22 Feb 2014 01:57:43 EST The word 'Impossible' itself spells -- 'I'm possible'. - Author unknown http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5628982 The word 'Impossible' itself spells -- 'I'm possible'. <BR> <BR> - Author unknown <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l170357468.jpg"> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 08:29:51 EST The one thing we can never get enough of is love. And the one thing we never give enough of is love. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5627032 The one thing we can never get enough of is love. And the one thing we never give enough of is love. ~Henry Miller <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/0/l300968406.jpg"> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 05:03:55 EST Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit. ~Henry Adams http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5626705 Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit. ~Henry Adams <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1744282898.jpg"> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 18:33:44 EST There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5614052 There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living. ~ Nelson Mandela <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/4/l446965071.jpg"> Mon, 3 Feb 2014 13:16:29 EST Not what you have, but what you see; Not what you see, but what you choose; Not what seems fair, but http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5613060 Not what you have, but what you see; Not what you see, but what you choose; Not what seems fair, but what is true; Not what you dream, but what you do; Not what you take, but what you give; Not as you pray, but as you live. These are the things that mar or bless the sum of human happiness. ~unknown <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/0/l601057736.jpg"> Sun, 2 Feb 2014 13:20:58 EST Happiness consists of three things; Someone to love, work to do, and a clear conscience. ~unknown http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5612268 Happiness consists of three things; Someone to love, work to do, and a clear conscience. ~unknown <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1097492912.jpg"> Sat, 1 Feb 2014 16:13:25 EST Accept who you are. Unless you're a serial killer. Ellen DeGeneres http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5606772 Accept who you are. Unless you're a serial killer. <BR> Ellen DeGeneres <BR> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 02:45:37 EST Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it. ~Woody Allen http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5606020 Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it. ~Woody Allen <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l112272735.jpg"> Sun, 26 Jan 2014 10:18:29 EST Tell the truth and then run! ~Proverb http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5605340 Tell the truth and then run! ~Proverb <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/9/l295659990.jpg"> Sat, 25 Jan 2014 14:07:54 EST We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5604449 We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it. ~John Lennon <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/5/l554133962.jpg"> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 13:46:40 EST Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit. ~ Peter Ustinov http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5603693 Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit. ~ Peter Ustinov <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2122082688.jpg"> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 19:25:32 EST Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow; Don't walk behind me, I may not lead; Walk beside me, http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5601391 Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow; Don't walk behind me, I may not lead; Walk beside me, and just be my friend. ~Albert Camus <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1125754159.jpg"> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 15:15:32 EST Martin Luther King's I Have A Dream Speech http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5599740 Marked by one of the most famous speeches given by Martin Luther King, Jr., titled 'I Have a Dream,' the 'March on Washington' on August 28, 1963, was the largest civil rights demonstration in history. Watch this historic footage of the speech, given on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial more than 50 years ago. It inspires a rededication to Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream of liberty, justice, equality, and opportunity for all. <BR> <BR> <link>www.karmatube.org/videos.php?id=54 </link> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 07:55:43 EST The best index to a person's character is how he treats people who can't do him any good, and how http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5599321 The best index to a person's character is how he treats people who can't do him any good, and how he treats people who can't fight back. ~ Abigail Van Buren <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/2/l626354631.jpg"> Sun, 19 Jan 2014 19:37:34 EST Learn the Five Love Languages http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5598071 1. Words of Affirmation <BR> To be verbally acknowledged <BR> <BR> 2. Quality Time <BR> To enjoy companionship <BR> <BR> 3. Receiving Gifts <BR> To be given tokens of love <BR> <BR> 4. Acts of Service <BR> To have their partners do tasks for them <BR> <BR> 5. Physical Touch <BR> To be in contact via the body <BR> <BR> To read the full article, please click on the link below: <BR> <BR> <link>experiencelife.com/article/the-5-lov<BR>e-languages </link> Sat, 18 Jan 2014 14:07:30 EST Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting. ~Haruki Murakami http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5591893 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1564076442.jpg"> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 03:47:20 EST A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have be http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5581972 A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow. ~William Shakespeare <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1954063624.jpg"> Sat, 4 Jan 2014 14:16:12 EST If you want happiness for an hour - take a nap. If you want happiness for a day - go hiking. If you http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5581035 If you want happiness for an hour - take a nap. If you want happiness for a day - go hiking. If you want happiness for a month - get married. If you want happiness for a year - inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime - help someone else. ~Chinese Proverb <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1622108568.jpg"> Fri, 3 Jan 2014 17:11:53 EST