Daily (almost) Food For Thought 3/7/14
Jealousy injures us with the dagger of self-doubt. ~Terri Guillemets
Nothing good can come from jealousy. So, why is it so hard to resist?
Jealousy destroys things, it doesn't build them up. It ruins relationships and hearts, yet, is ... Read more
Daily Food For Thought 3/4/14
"As you get older it is harder to have heroes, but it is sort of necessary." ~ Ernest Hemingway
We all need someone to look up to, even as we get older. The people we view as heroes shape us, and make us people others can look up to.
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Daily Food For Thought 3/3/14
(It's crazy how routine gets all messed up when busy at work...eek!)
"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are." ~Theodore Roosevelt
Small changes are the foundation for large ones. We don't need millions of dollars or fame... Read more
Daily Food For Thought 2/26/14
If we had no faults of our own, we would not take so much pleasure in noticing those of others. ~Francois duc de la Rochefoucauld
I, for one, have a very hard time not looking at a person and finding their faults. I don't WANT to do it, a... Read more
Daily Food For Thought 2/25/14
Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard. ~Anne Sexton
Have you ever walked in a labyrinth? It is a simple path that zigzags and turns until you get to the center. At first appearance, it is just that, a simple path. But, th... Read more
Daily Food For Thought 2/24/14
Before I begin, I want to apologize to those that read my daily food for thought blog...I had a rough month or so...BUT, I've done some soul searching and lots of talking to God, and am ready to take the forward steps to put the pieces back toge... Read more
Daily Food For Thought 1/17/14
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it." ~Confucius
I think if we all practiced looking at things with our hearts and not just our eyes, we could start to find all the wonderful things God has "hidden" from us.
By "hidden" I ... Read more
Daily Food For Thought 1/16/14
Every day you either see a scar or courage. Where you dwell will define your struggle." ~Dodinsky
Each day we wake up, we have a choice. We can either let our past define us, or motivate us. Every scar, physical, mental, or emotional, i... Read more
Daily Food For Thought 1/15/14
"Learn to smile at every situation. See it as an opportunity to prove your strength and ability." ~Joe Brown
If it weren't for rain there wouldn't be rainbows. Without the bad we wouldn't appreciate the good. Every cloud has a silver li... Read more
Daily Food For Thought 1/14/14
You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you." ~Walt Disney
Truth is, none of us would be able to enjoy the good if it weren't for the bad. I believe that there are obstacles p... Read more
Daily Food For Thought 1/13/14
"It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help." ~Author Unknown
Don't try to show people you are a good person. Don't try to convince people you are a good person. Just BE a good person.
When w... Read more
Daily Food For Thought 1/8/14
"Remember, we all stumble, every one of us. That's why it's a comfort to go hand in hand." ~Emily Kimbrough
I'm crazy exhausted this week. I'm not sure if it is because I'm coming down from the Holiday High, or the weather.
That being ... Read more
Daily Food For Thought 1/7/14
"The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings." ~Ralph Blum
Without the past, we can't learn what works and what doesn't. We wouldn't know what we like and don't like. And we wouldn't learn valuable less... Read more
Daily Food For Thought 1/6/13
"There is no failure except in no longer trying." ~Elbert Hubbard
I had a setback on the scale this week, and of course, it is taking it's toll on me this morning.
I know there are setbacks along the way, but that doesn't make them any ... Read more
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Daily Food For Thought 1/3/14
"What we are is God's gift to us. What we become is our gift to God." ~Eleanor Powell
As I was looking for a quote for today, this one jumped out at me. I think these words are incredibly powerful.
God gives us life and the tools to ... Read more