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/ Every life has death and every light has shadow. Be content to stand in the light and let the shadow http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5783106 Every life has death and every light has shadow. Be content to stand in the light and let the shadow fall where it will. ~Mary Stewart <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1693754644.jpg"> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:39:52 EST Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that. ~ Norman Vince http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5782480 Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that. ~ Norman Vincent Peale <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/3/l437797839.jpg"> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:05:52 EST Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. T http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5781730 Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love. ~Martin Luther King, Jr. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2041386756.jpg"> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:48:32 EST All works of love are works of peace. ~Mother Teresa http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5781089 All works of love are works of peace. ~Mother Teresa <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/4/l741149249.jpg"> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:40:05 EST I will live for love and the rest will take care of itself. ~ Marina Keegan http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5780489 I will live for love and the rest will take care of itself. ~ Marina Keegan <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l118768606.jpg"> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:09:13 EST We've got to live, no matter how many skies have fallen. ~D.H. Lawrence http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5778686 We've got to live, no matter how many skies have fallen. ~D.H. Lawrence <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/6/l561705674.jpg"> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:05:56 EST Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor. ~Thich Nhat Hạ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5777373 Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor. ~Thich Nhat Hạn <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2094467585.jpg"> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:21:24 EST When we meet real tragedy in life, we can react in two ways--either by losing hope and falling into http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5776696 When we meet real tragedy in life, we can react in two ways--either by losing hope and falling into self-destructive habits, or by using the challenge to find our inner strength. ~Dalai Lama <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1331128741.jpg"> Tue, 9 Sep 2014 16:55:59 EST Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love ca http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5774973 Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. ~Martin Luther King, Jr. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/7/l277627863.jpg"> Sun, 7 Sep 2014 06:31:33 EST Let yourself be drawn by the stronger pull of that which you truly love. ~Rumi http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5774717 Let yourself be drawn by the stronger pull of that which you truly love. ~Rumi <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/2/l926446264.jpg"> Sat, 6 Sep 2014 17:44:08 EST We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now. ~Martin Luther King, Jr. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5773479 We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now. ~Martin Luther King, Jr. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/7/l770261952.jpg"> Thu, 4 Sep 2014 17:29:57 EST When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. ~John Mui http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5771228 When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. ~John Muir <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1010869556.jpg"> Mon, 1 Sep 2014 14:40:50 EST There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is ou http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5770121 There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness. ~Dalai Lama <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/0/l800441278.jpg"> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 20:42:25 EST I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night. ~Sarah Williams http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5768262 I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night. ~Sarah Williams <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1814661647.jpg"> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:59:08 EST Home is knowing. Knowing your mind, knowing your heart, knowing your courage. If we know ourselves, http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5766868 Home is knowing. Knowing your mind, knowing your heart, knowing your courage. If we know ourselves, we're always home, anywhere. ~Glinda, the Wizard of Oz <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2096138753.jpg"> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:37:18 EST In the fullness of Love blossoms the beautiful, fragrant flower of compassion. ~Amma http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5765124 In the fullness of Love blossoms the beautiful, fragrant flower of compassion. ~Amma <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1026451892.jpg"> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:01:59 EST The world spins. We stumble on. It is enough. ~Colum McCann http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5763848 The world spins. We stumble on. It is enough. ~Colum McCann <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1543412891.jpg"> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:20:56 EST The opposite of loneliness is not togetherness, it's intimacy. ~Richard Bach http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5760370 The opposite of loneliness is not togetherness, it's intimacy. ~Richard Bach <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/6/l566162121.jpg"> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 15:22:10 EST I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow; bu http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5759043 I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow; but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing. ~Agatha Christie <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2045449988.jpg"> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 15:26:34 EST The human heart, at whatever age, opens only to the heart that opens in return. ~Maria Edgeworth http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5757722 The human heart, at whatever age, opens only to the heart that opens in return. ~Maria Edgewort <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/2/l921465529.jpg"> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 17:27:47 EST Healing yourself is connected with healing others. ~Yoko Ono http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5756411 Healing yourself is connected with healing others. ~Yoko Ono <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1468134047.jpg"> Sat, 9 Aug 2014 15:25:50 EST An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind. ~ Mahatma Gandhi http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5752182 An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind. ~ Mahatma Gandhi <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/6/l361853651.jpg"> Sun, 3 Aug 2014 10:46:56 EST I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself. ~ Maya Angelou http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5750137 I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself. ~ Maya Angelou <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/7/l675128644.jpg"> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 06:24:01 EST The human heart feels things the eyes cannot see, and knows what the mind cannot understand. ~Rober http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5748748 The human heart feels things the eyes cannot see, and knows what the mind cannot understand. ~Robert Valett <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/1/l512534604.jpg"> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:04:17 EST We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit. ~Aristotle http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5740022 We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit. ~Aristotle <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1047032499.jpg"> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 11:14:26 EST 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